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Faro

Sweden
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Ranked #72 of 1,247 Attractions in Sweden
Type: Islands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Spent an afternoon on mopeds exploring the island with my girlfriend. She's from Sweden and had been there before. The standing rocks along the coast where amazing. I'd never seen the like before. Stopped on the way back to the ferry for a bite at a little restaurant that's only open fir a fees hours around dinner. Great food good... More

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Havana, Cuba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Fårø - the small island close to Gotland is where Ingmar Bergman made his most famuos films. A very nice and informativemuseum give you a good view into the fanous swedes life and work. And much so also Liv Ullmans. If you go there, bring your bicykle and let your car stay at Gotland. A very beautiful and easy trip... More

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Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Fårö is a small island just off north of the island of Gotland. You can access the Island by the free ferry at Farosund. The Ferry leaves about every half hour, if you are leaving or arriving on the island very late you can make a reservation. This is a rural island but well worth the visit if you are... More

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Kungsholmen, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Spended a day in Bergman´s Faro yesterday and what an experience. Now I understand why he choose this island to be his home. A pleasure for mind and soul. Beautiful landscapes, untouched nature, serene and peaceful. Will return very soon to this amazing place.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We took a car ride from Visby to Fårö on an almost sunny day in January. We sighted a milk truck on the way to the Fårösund ferry, so we knew we were on schedule. The ferry leaves at half an hour intervals most of the time, so if you miss it there will be just enough time to have... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Take a drive around Fårø, the landscape, the coast, the old fishers village, the great formations made by the sea - it is an excuisit experience. This is Ingemar Bergmans country, where he lived and worked for many years.

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Easy and quick to get there from Gotland/Farosund, takes 5 mins by the ferry (free), operated every half an hour, in summer more often. I visited on the west coast the incredible rock formations mainly which was the top attraction of our visit to Gotland. Went by car around the west coast in the afternoon and stopped at Gamla Hamn... More

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Merida Mx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

If you are a Bergman fan, do not miss visiting Faro, Gotland in Sweden, on Wednesdays there is a Bergman safari and they will take you around this beautiful island to places where some of his films were shot, Persona, Shame, Through the Glass Darkly, among them. Have lunch at the cozy Wild Strawberries cafe at the Bergmancenter. The church... More

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