Danish Krone (DKK; symbol kr) = 100 øre. Notes are in denominations of kr1,000, 500, 200, 100 and 50. Coins are in denominations of kr20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 and 50 øre.
Credit/Debit Cards and ATMs
There are plenty of ATMs.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are widely accepted.
Can be cashed by banks and hotels, and can be used at most restaurants and shops. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take travellers cheques in Euros, Pounds Sterling or US Dollars.
Danish culture is characterised by simplicity, minimalism, egalitarianism, good manners and propriety. Culture is an important part of Danish life and much is done to foster it. Public authorities avoid interfering in the world of art and culture and the state supports the creative community and cultural institutions generously, without demanding accountability or return.
Ambulance, fire, police: 112
Tourist Advice and Help: 1330
Summer extends from June to August and winter is from December to March, which is wet with long periods of frost. February tends to be the coldest month. Spring and autumn are generally quite mild.
The Faroe Islands are under the influence of the warm current of the Gulf Stream, and they enjoy a mild climate for the latitude. The winters are warm, but the islands are cloudy, windy and wet throughout most of the year. Summers are quite cool, but with little sunshine.