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The past decade tourism has become an important industry for the Faroe Islands.  It now succeeds the fishing industry as the second largest industry on the islands. Tourism has slowly progressed into an important component in Faroese economy contributing about 6 % of the GDP.

The Faroe Islands are extremely unspoiled and well-preserved, giving guests and tourists an opportunity to experience a different lifestyle from anywhere else in the world.

The rich Faroese history and traditions combined with the islands pristine and untouched nature makes the Faroe Islands an ideal travel destination.

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