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Torshavn, Faroe Islands


Torshavn

Introduction

Torshavn is the capital and largest city in the Faroe Islands, a Danish state.

Where You're Docked

Ships dock at a commercial pier in the city's harbor.

Cruise schedule available at the port's website http://www.portoftorshavn.com/


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Money & Tipping

Denmark's currency is the Danish Krone (DKK). Credit cards are accepted at a lot of places but most self-serve terminals require chip and pin cards. Ask before trying to use a magnetic swipe card. In Europe, it is common to leave a small tip (5-10%) when dining at restaurants. Taxi drivers do not expect to be tipped though it is common to round up to nearest 10 DKK.

Local Transportation

Torshavn is a small city and easily walkable. Local buses are free if you want to explore further out from the city. Bus routes and schedule available from the city's website http://www.torshavn.fo

Hotels

Search hotels in Torshavn here

Must See Sights

Visit Torshavn's tourism official website for a list of attractions. http://www.visittorshavn.fo

Shopping & Restaurants

SMS shopping center is a small but modern mall in the city center. Shops and restaurants are found at the harbor and on Niels Finsens Gota, the main pedestrian shopping street.

Post Office

There is a post office on Torsgata near city hall.

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Weather

Torshavn Weather Forecast

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