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Travel 4 Airbnbs that will convince you to visit the Faroe Islands, AKA the next Iceland

14:37  08 march  2018
14:37  08 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

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The Faroe Islands , a collection of 18 islands near Iceland , is the next Nordic destination to add to your travel bucket list. Here are four Airbnbs to stay in. This apartment’s high ceilings create an airy, sun-filled space that will never seem crowded even though it can accommodate six people—meaning

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The Faroe Islands is an archipelago of 18 islands some 450 miles south-east of Iceland . The country's natural beauty and unique culture makes it a definite One moment the sun shines idyllic on the mountains, and in the next a whipping wind comes from the sea and the mountains change colour.

The Faroe Islands in Danish means the Islands of the Sheep, and you will see why! It’s located in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles off A 25-minute ferry ride will take you to Kalsoy, AKA island of the man. There is one road that travels up the east side of the island connecting a

But Iceland isn't the only Nordic destination that offers sprawling greenery, breathtaking volcanic scenery, and prime spots for unplugging: Another underlooked location is the Faroe Islands. Though technically part of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Faroe Islands are autonomous and self-governing; the 18 separate islands are connected through bridges, tunnels, ferries, and the like.

Although getting there can be a bit complicated (there aren't yet direct flights from the United States), once you arrive, there is a Michelin-starred restaurant, floating lakes, and Airbnbs perfect for getting you into the full spirit of hygge.

Book your flight and stay at one of these Airbnbs below, three of which are in Tórshavn, the country's capital.

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Share. Tweet. Share. Share. Email. Comments. 1. Hvalba, per night. Cozy and well maintained house, built in the 1970s. Close to the sea and beach and has a very beautiful view. 15 minutes from the ferry and an approximately 10 minute-walk from the nearest shop (Bakkhús) and restaurant

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of 357,050 and an area of 103,000 km2 (40,000 sq mi), making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

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1. Tórshavn, $164 per night

This apartment's high ceilings create an airy, sun-filled space that will never seem crowded even though it can accommodate six people—meaning each person pays just $27 a night.

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2. Tórshavn, $111 per night

A collection of scattered plants livens this minimalist home, so you can enjoy the greenery indoors and outdoors.

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3. Tórshavn, $110 per night

This white, clean-lined Airbnb is located in the center of the city, so you can quickly hop out from your respite and into the thick of things.

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4. Sørvágur, $59 per night

This traditional Faroese house was built in 1882 but was recently renovated. And it's great news, as IMHO, rustic settings are much more alluring when they have all the benefits of modernity, after all.

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