Despite its small size, the island of Koltur carries a treasure of cultural history, beautiful nature and, most importantly, peacefulness. With its 2.3 square kilometres, Koltur is one of the smallest islands of the 18 Faroe Islands. Although not many people live there – only two, in fact – more and more visitors come to the island to get a taste of the quiet life. “When people visit Koltur, they experience peace,” says Andras Mortensen, director of Faroese National Heritage. “There’s no highway, no noise. It’s incredibly green, and there are lots of plants and birds.
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