"the Islands, be prepared for more visitors."
"A weekend in april to close the Faroe islands down its tourist activities in some places. nÖgruppen invite instead in the tourists to be with and equip the islands to be able to receive more visitors."
"Rugged cliffs, dramatic waterfalls and rolling green fields. The faroe islands is a paradise for all who love wild nature and fresh air. The north atlantic the navy high commands attracts tourists from all corners of the world and annually receives around 110 000 visitors. "
"the Islands are suffering yet no mass tourism, but to ensure that nature is not damaged by all the visitors so begin already now to prepare. A step in the right direction is to maintain the most popular places. "
"– I Hereby declare I am the Faroe islands will be closed for maintenance and open for volunteers on the last weekend in april. During the weekend, all the tourist destinations and attractions to be closed for regular tourists, said the Faroese prime minister Aksel V. Johannesen in a video clip on the Visit Faroe Islands website. "
"Both islanders and tourists are invited to participate in the work of maintaining parts of the island. With the help of local forces have identified areas that with a little care and maintenance can help preserve infrastructure and ensure a sustainable future for the islands. The work involves, inter alia, establishes the paths and trails at frequented places and avoid unnecessary wear and tear on nature. "
"It will also put up vantage points in order to preserve the fågelreservaten better and improve the displays and ledmarkeringar. "
"Get free food and shelter"
"– For us, tourism is not just about numbers. We welcome with delight of visitors each year but we also have a responsibility to our community, and our beautiful nature, that we care about, to be able to ensure a sustainable and responsible development,” says Guðrið Højgaard, director of Visit Faroe Islands."
"All volunteers are welcome and not required any prior knowledge. The first 100 people who register will be invited for food and lodging for three nights as a thank you for their effort. When all the work is done, all that have been involved in the work that served a great feast. "
"On 26 and 27 april they close down parts of the Faroe islands. The one that is in place is welcome to participate in the work. Sign up at Visit Faroe Islands website. "