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ABC Charter winter boat tour

Arctic Boat Charter - ABC

Charter boat trips with Arctic Boat Charter in Nuuk is synonymous with safe, comfortable, and high-speed boat trips along Greenland’s coasts.
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Aasiaat Museum

Aasiaat Museum is based in the former colonial administrator’s residence.
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Hotel Aasiaat Seamen's Home

Hotel Aasiaat Seamen's Home has been refurbished with 46 rooms, 10 of which are brand new and are in a new wing of the hotel.

Air Iceland Connect

Testing kayaking skills at the museum in Tasiilaq in East Greenland

Ammassalik Museum

Ammassalik Museum in Tasiilaq in East Greenland can be found in the town's first church, which lies close to the harbour.
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Arctic Caving Adventure

Arctic Caving Adventure offers a range of activities related to ice and the Greenland Ice Sheet that are on the slightly more extreme end of the scale.
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Arctic Circle Race - ACR

Arctic Circle Race is a 160 km cross country ski race that has been called the world’s toughest cross-country skiing race, and for good reason.
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Sirius Greenland

Sirius Greenland and Tropic Ice Dive offer adventure diving trips in Greenland.

World of Greenland

World of Greenland organizes excursions such as hiking, boat trips and sightseeing flights by helicopter and airplane.
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Villarama

Villarama Villarama is a little house in the heart of Qaqortoq.
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Vandrehuset.com

Vandrehuset.com is located in Nuuk and consists of 3 houses with free access to internet.
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Uummannaq Museum

Uummannaq Museum tells fantastic stories from the region.
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Arctic Dream - Travellodge Greenland

Arctic Dream Travellodge Greenland specialises in dog sleds, hunting, boat tours, kayaking, fishing and climbing based in Tasiilaq in East Greenland.
Sarfaq Ittuk cruising in the Disko Bay outside Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland

Arctic Umiaq Line

Arctic Umiaq Line is passenger and freight shipping company also known as AUL. The company runs the ferry Sarfaq Ittuk on Greenland's west coast.
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Asimut Tours and Camp

Asimut Tours & Camp offers a wealth of experience when it comes to tours, fishing and hunting.
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Bed & Breakfast Paa and Jannik

Bed & Breakfats Paa and Jannik offer rooms and holiday apartments including fully furnished kitchens, bathroom facilities and lounges with TVs.
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Bowhunting Greenland

Bowhunting Greenland is a local outward bounds company offering top quality, bespoke hunting tours in Greenland.
Cafémma - The harbour in Uummannaq in Greenland

Cafémma

Cafémma is a cosy waterfront café in the small North Greenland island community of Uummannaq.
The Green House

The Green House in Tasiilaq

The Green House accommodation in Tasiilaq is a delightful gem of a wooden house with 50 m2 of floor space situated in the heart of the old town.
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Discovery Mountain Lodge

Discovery Mountain Lodge is a refurbished and well equipped 70 m2 rental house situated in the old part of Tasiilaq in East Greenland.

Disko Line

Disko Line operates scheduled services between Ilulissat and a large number of Greenlandic towns and settlements.
Gardar Hostel

Gardar Hostel

Gardar Hostel is a cosy hostel located near the shop and harbour and run by Blue Ice Explorer.
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Gina's Guesthouse

Gina's Guesthouse is a cosy, newly refurbished accommodation in a quiet setting at the heart of Upernavik. It is close to everything in this small town.
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Glacierlodge Eqi

Glacierlodge Eqi offers unrivalled glacerview accommodation at a prime backcountry north of Ilulissat in Greenland.
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Greenland Extreme

Greenland Extreme is a highly specialised adventure Greenlandic travel tour provider with a wide range of backcountry experiences.
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Greenland Outdoors

Greenland Outdoors is an adventure travel tour provider from Kangerlussuaq with a team of experienced guides.
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Greenland Travel

Greenland Travel is the largest travel agency specialised in Greenland. Our customers come from all over the world, and our main office is in Denmark.
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Honest Greenland

Honest Greenland is an adventure and culture tour provider based in the town of Aasiaat which is the gateway to the Disko Bay and Northern Greenland.
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Hotel Angmagssalik

Hotel Angmagssalik is an established hotel with sweeping views over Tasiilaq in East Greenland. The hotel is run Arctic Wonderland Tours.
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Hotel Arctic

Hotel Arctic in Ilulissat is the only hotel in Greenland with a 5-star conference centre. The hotel itself is 4-star and offers free wifi in all rooms.
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Hotel Avannaa

Hotel Avannaa is situated at the entrance to Ilulissat airport, just 10 minutes from the town centre and with stunning views of Ilulissat Icefjord.
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Hotel Centerbo

Hotel Centerbo offers good, cheap accommodation in a central location. It has twelve well-appointed 1-bedroom apartments with everything you need.
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Hotel Disko Island

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Hotel Diskobay

Hotel Diskobay offers great adventures from the best seats in the house to Disko Bay and Disko Island.
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Hotel Hans Egede - HHE

Hotel Hans Egede is a 4-star conference hotel in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. The rooms are of a high standard, each with bathroom and toilet facilities.
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Hotel Hvide Falk

Hotel Hvide Falk is situated in the middle of Ilulissat, and offers 40 rooms and an annex with 4 double rooms and 9 apartments.
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Hotel Icefiord

Hotel Icefiord is a modern hotel in Ilulissat with a marvellous view of the Ilulissat ice fjord and its roots planted solid in the Greenlandic traditions.
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Hotel Ivaana

Hotel Ivaana is a cosy family-run hotel in the town centre of Paamiut. In 2009 a new wing was added to the hotel which now has 13 rooms.
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Hotel Kap Farvel

Hotel Kap Farvel comprises 20 rooms and is divided into two wings. The new wing has a 2-star rating.
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Hotel Kulusuk

Hotel Kulusuk is situated on the coast of Greenland's eastern-most point just down the road from Kulusuk Airport and connections to Reykjavik and Nuuk.
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Hotel Narsarsuaq

Hotel Narsarsuaq is a modern hotel with 80 rooms and about 180 beds. There is a choice of single rooms, double rooms, family rooms and suites.
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Hotel Nattoralik Bed and Breakfast

Nattoralik Bed and Breakfast in Aasiaat is centrally located with good views all year round of the archipelago, harbour, and town.
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Hotel Nordbo Apartments

Hotel Nordbo Apartments are large, spacious, newly refurbished hotel apartments in the centre of Greenland's capital Nuuk.
Hotel Nordlys in the village Oqaatsut in Greenland

Hotel Nordlys

Hotel Nordlys is a small bed and breakfast style accommodation in the village Oqaatsut just north of Ilulissat in the Disko Bay.
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Hotel Qaanaaq

Hotel Qaanaaq is the northernmost hotel in Greenland offering fine views of the many icebergs drifting past Qaanaaq.
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Hotel Sisimiut

Hotel Sisimiut is a 3-star hotel with 40 rooms, a conference centre, a bar and a gourmet restaurant.
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IceCap Tours

IceCap Tours is located in the heart of Ilulissat in a building, which also houses a tourist office, café, microbrewery and discotheque.
Ice and Sea View Homes

Avani

Ice and Sea View Homes in Uummannaq provide private accommodation in one of four fully furnished homes with amazing views.
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Igaliku Café

Igaliku Café has a fantastic backdrop in the settlement Igaliku. The café serves both food, drinks, coffee and snacks in a cosy countryside environment.
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Igaliku Country Hotel

Igaliku Country Hotel offers cosy and comfortable accommodation and delicious Greenlandic meals served in the café. The hotel has 8 double rooms.
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Unnuisarfik Accommodation

Unnuisarfik accommodation comprises 2 single rooms and 4 double rooms with a shared kitchen and lounge area.
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Illunnguujuk Hostel

Illunnguujuk Hostel is a family run hostel housed in what was once an old farmhouse. It was refurbished in 2004 and is still being developed.
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Ilulissat Art Museum

Ilulissat Art Museum is housed in the former residence of the colony Manager, designed by the famous architect Helge B. Møller and erected in 1923.

Greenland Water Taxi

Greenland Water Taxi is tour boat company that was founded in June 2013. The company organises trips on the water and sails passengers throughout Disko Bay.
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Ilulissat Youth Hostel

Ilulissat youth hostel is in the town centre, a short walk from the shops, cafés and the harbour, and just 45 minutes by foot from the Ice Fjord.
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Inuk Hostels

Inuk Hostels is located a stone's throw from the sea with a magnificent view of the Nuuk fjord, and within a reasonable walking distance to downtown Nuuk.
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Ipiutaq Guest Farm

Ipiutaq guest farm is an innovative sheep farm which is managed by a Greenlandic family with roots in France.
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Isikkivik

Isikkivik is a cosy little accommodation with fantastic views of icebergs and the sea high on the hillsides of Narsaq in South Greenland.
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Ittoqqortoormiit Guesthouse

Ittoqqortoormiit Guesthouse is a cosy little guesthouse offering a selection of single or double rooms, a little kitchen, living room and outhouse.
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KangNu Running Race

The KangNu race is a big cross country race which is held in the area of Nuuk.
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Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center

Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center is a backcountry experience just 20 minutes by boat from Greenland's capital Nuuk.
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Kangerlussuaq Museum

Kangerlussuaq Museum is an integral part of the Kangerlussuaq Airport, and is situated at the heart of the airport area.
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Kangerlussuaq Youth Hostel

Kangerlussuaq youth hostel is the newest and cheapest youth hostel in Kangerlussuaq. It is owned by Sisimiut youth hostel.
Ilulissat in midnight sun, seen from the sea, by Iurie Belegurschi

Kangia Race

Kangia Race is a adventure race team event that takes place over three days in and around Ilulissat in the Disko Bay in Greenland.
A windy and cloudy day in Sisimiut in Greenland

Knud Rasmussen Folk High school

The Knud Rasmussen Folk High School in Sisimiut is an educational institution which also offers overnight accommodation.
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Kulusuk Hostel

Kulusuk Hostel is run by Icelandic Mountain Guides, an adventure tour operator in both Iceland and Greenland.
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Kulusuk Museum

Kulusuk Museum is a privately owned and run by Justine Boassen, born and raised in Kulusuk.
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Maniitsoq Museum

Four old colonial buildings provide the venue for Maniitsoq Museum. These buildings were originally built in the area that is now the center of town.
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Maniitsoq Tour Boat

Maniitsoq Tour Boat is owned by Hotel Heilmann Lyberth. The focal point of the company's adventures is a range of sea safaris.
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Nanortalik Tourism Service

Nanortalik Tourism Service has existed since 1999, and thereby has many years of experience of dealing with guests and developing both short trips and trips lasting several days.
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Nanortalik Youth Hostel

Nanortalik Youth Hostel is located in Mathildes Hus which is a lovely old building located next to the museum in the old part of Nanortalik.
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Nanu Travel

Nanu Travel is a locally based tour and outdoor pursuits company in East Greenland.
Narsarsuaq in South Greenland

Narsarsuaq Museum

Narsarsuaq Museum was founded in 1991 and tells the story of the period as the American Blue-West One base from 1941.
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Narsarsuaq Hostel

Narsarsuaq Hostel is a modern hostel with a large kitchen and living room. It can sleep 36 people in nine 4-room dormitories.
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North Greenland Adventure

North Greenland Adventure specialises in any tourism relating to the settlements around Ilulissat.

North Safari Outfitters

North Safari Outfitters is a hunting and fishing tour provider based at the Kangerlussuaq Airport.
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NTS Rooms

NTS Rooms in Nanortalik offers six quality apartments sleeping a total of 14 people.
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Nuuk Inn and Wellness

Nuuk Inn and Wellness are cozy hotel apartments with all you need in Greenland's capital Nuuk.
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Old Camp Hostel

Old Camp is a youth hostel which is 2 kilometres from Kangerlussuaq Airport. The rooms overlook Kangerlussuaq and Søndre Strømfjord which is Greenland’s longest fjord.

PGI Greenland

PGI Greenland brings unforgettable experiences to our guests through active adventures and cultural exchange in Greenland.
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Pirhuk - Greenland Expedition Specialists

From our base & home in Kulusuk, East Greenland, surrounded by one of the greatest wilderness areas on earth, we specialize in.
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Qaanaaq Accommodation

Qaanaaq Accommodation is the northernmost accommodation in Greenland.
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Qaqortoq Museum

Qaqortoq Museum is housed in the town's oldest building, a black-tarred colonial administrator's building which was built in 1804.
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Qasigiannguit Tourist Bureau

Qasigiannguit Tourist Bureau is a tourist agency located in Qasigiannguit (formerly known as Christianshåb) in the Disko Bay area, western Greenland.
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Upernavik Museum

In Upernavik's old quarter you'll find the world's northernmost open-air museum.
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Unnuisarfik Asimi

Unnuisarfik B-589, is a newly refurbished, and the cosiest house in Upernavik, where you can stay in homely surroundings with luxury at a price from 545 danish kroner pr night.
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Trophy Hunting Greenland

We are a small trophy hunting business with hunts in the area around Kangerlussuaq (Sondre Stroemfjord) in Greenland.
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The Red House

The hotel is situated on a hill just to the south of Tasiilaq and enjoys stunning views of the King Oscar Fjord and the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

Tasiusaq Kayak Hostel

The hostel is situated in the little settlement of Tasiusaq which overlooks the extraordinarily beautiful Tasermiut fjord.
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Tasermiut South Greenland Expeditions

Tasermiut is the specialist in adventure travel in South Greenland, the best place for adventure due to mild weather conditions and the safest fjords full of icebergs and glaciers fronts.
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Sydbo

At Sydbo.gl you live in nice apartments of 64 square meters. Each apartment has its own kitchen with everything needed to cook.
Hotel Seamen's home, Nuuk

Hotel Seamen's home, Nuuk

This 3-star hotel in the capital of Greenland has 41 rooms including 4 rooms which are disability-friendly.

Skansen Your Home

Surrounded by magnificent scenery is a small red house occupying just 50 sqm of space. The house was built in the late 1960s and is well looked after.
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The Seamen's Home Sisimiut

This cosy seaman's home is a 3-star hotel in Sisimiut and is ideal for families.
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Sisimiut Museum

Sisimiut Museum is a local cultural historical museum and specialist museum for trade, shipping and industry.
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Siniffik Inn

Siniffik-Inn (siniffik means bed or a place to sleep in Greenlandic) has two sections to it offering accommodation and excellent service.
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Siggi Tours

Siggi Tours has a boat called Uiloq, which sails in the area around Ammassalik. The company also organises a whole range of tours, including dog sledding trips in the winter.
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Robert's Hotel Apartments

Robert’s Hotel Apartments are just 300 metres from the town’s heliport, surrounded by the natural beauty of eastern Greenland. Choose between the green and the blue rooms – both are equipped with everything you need.
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Restaurant Tulugaq

During the day at Restaurant Tulugaq you can enjoy a delicious meal inspired by local ingredients. Late in the evening, the cosy rooms are transformed into a bar and disco.
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Restaurant Sarfalik

Sarfalik is an innovative restaurant combining the best of Greenlandic and global cuisine.

Restaurant Roklubben

Restaurant Roklubben is located on the shores of Lake Ferguson, about 5 kilometres outside of Kangerlussuaq.

Restaurant Mamartut

Restaurant Mamartut offers delicious, home-cooked meals inspired by local ingredients.

Restaurant Icefiord

Hotel Icefiord’s extensive refurbishment and extension also applies to Restaurant Icefiord, which serves delicious steaks and oriental cuisine in the low season, and Greenlandic ingredients and oriental cuisine in the high season.
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Restaurant H8 Oqaatsut

Restaurant H8 Oqaatsut accommodates guests for whom a cosy authentic Greenlandic experience is worth more than the mod cons most of us take for granted.
Restaurant Hvide Falk

Restaurant Hvide Falk

The restaurant at Hotel Hvide Falk serves specialities such as reindeer, musk ox, salmon, trout, clams, crab claws and smoked whale.
Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions

For 25 years, Quark Expeditions® has been the definitive leader in polar adventures.
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Albatros Arctic Circle

Albatros Arctic Circle is a locally based company which organises trips to Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut.
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Sisimiut Youth Hostel

Sisimiut youth hostel does not just offer accommodation but also organises excursions and tours.
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Tasiilaq Tours

Greenland Vacation offers different tours and experiences in and around Tasiilaq City as well as logistically help.
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Inneruulalik Guest Farm

Inneruulalik is a 10-minute journey by boat from Narsarsuaq International Airport. Our farm has two sheep barns, a workshop and two outhouses.
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Ilulissat Guesthouse

Ilulissat Guesthouse offers a friendly and familiar atmosphere all year around in our three guesthouses with comfortable rooms.
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Hope Hostel I/S

Hostel accommodation in Aasiaat offering double rooms and single rooms with shared facilities, as well as kayak rental.

Tasermiut Camp - Nanortalik

We are a new turist company our main goal is to do guided tours around south Greenland, primarily near Nanortalik. We offer many different kind of package trips with our own boat with up to 6 passengers.
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Nuka Hostel

Nuka Hostel is a youth hostel located in the center of Ilulissat. The hostel is close to shops and cafés.
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Aasiaat Gæstehjem

Accommodation in Aasiaat. Centrally located guest house with single rooms, double rooms and family apartments.
Uummannaq Fjord Tours

Uummannaq Fjord Tours

Uummannaq Fjord Tours is a small tourist agency offering authentic experiences in Uummannaq and area.
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Nunataq Atsuk Travel

Nunataq Atsuk Travel offers dog sledding and boat trips all year-round.
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Air Greenland

Air Greenland is the national airline, offering flights to, from and within Greenland.

Icelandic Mountain Guides

From their expedition & ski lodge in East Greenland, Greenland Mountain Guides specialises in Greenland ski touring and mountaineering expeditions, icecap crossings, wilderness treks and traditional dogsled trips.

Sillisit Hostel

Illunnguujuk Hostel is a family run hostel housed in what was once an old farmhouse. It was refurbished in 2004 and is still being developed.

Arctic Nomad

Arctic Nomad is focused on a luxury tourist niche. By luxury we mean to offer a unique product in Greenland that is customized in every way.

Ilulissat Water Safari

Local owned company, where you can feel the local spirit Ilulissat Water Safari provides summer and winter tours. Find out how is the local life by the local guides.
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Greenland Waterways

Greenland Waterways offers various experiences on the waterways of Greenland. From predictabel shuttle in the Nuuk area to boatcharter and experiences on Stand Up Paddleboards and Kayaks.

North Safari Travel

North Safari Travel is a Greenlandic APS company. Established in 2009 and resident in Kangerlussuaq in West Greenland.

Nunatta Isiginnaartitsisarfia – The National Theatre of Greenland

The National Theater of Greenland is an independent, public institution established in 2011.

Diskobay Tours

Magical dogsledding tours and boat tours in the area around Qasigiannguit
A Bell 212 Air Greenland helicopter over the Disko Bay in the sunset. Photo by Mads Pihl

Sermeq Helicopters

Based in South of Greenland, Sermeq Helicopters aim to be the first choice when it comes to discovering Greenland by helicopter and we are committed to give you an unforgettable experience!

Nuuk Bay Adventures

Boat charter - Fjord sailing - Fishing trip - Hiking - Cabin accommodation - Photo / Film crew – Settlement tours and much more.

Two Ravens

It’s all about the stories you bring back home!

Guide To Greenland

Guide to Greenland is the largest market place in the Greenlandic travel industry. Gathering small and big local operators all in one place. Guide to Greenland team helps travellers to easily find and book their adventures in all of Greenland. Select your favourite activity and destination and let Guide to Greenland inspire you!

About Greenland

Modern Art - A boy from Nuuk looking at Guido Van Helten's wall art in Greenland

Greenlandic Art Through Time

Modern art in Greenland can be described as a peculiar mix of traditional Inuit handicraft with its spirit world inspiration, and modern western influence
Crafts - A boy, a polar bear, and a raven meet up in the artwork by Kim Eriksen from Nuuk in Greenland

Crafts

Crafts are an essential part of the Greenlandic-Inuit culture, and today you can find local handicraft in art shops and museums in many of Grenland's towns
Architechture - Pastel coloured houses in Nuuk hugging the hillsides in Greenland

Architecture

Architecture in Greenland is a mix of the famous multi-colored wooden houses, and modern Scandinavian architecture style public facility buildings
Festivals - The marching band of Nuuk in Greenland at the National Day parade on June 21

Greenland Festival and Events Calendar

Festivals in Greenland is a big deal for greenlanders. Especially Christmas, New Years Eve and the National Day of Greenland.
Cooking greenlandic food on open fire in Narsaq in South Greenland

A Taste of Greenland

Greenlandic food and gastronomy is all about fresh, natural organic meat from the sea, land and air - see the tv series A Taste Of Greenland
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Hunting Culture

Inuit hunting culture. Hunting and fishing are essential in a country like Greenland that has no agriculture in most parts of the country
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Traditional Dress

The traditional dress of Greenland, is a mix of ancient skin garment, european glass beads and silky needlework. An amazing example of inuit handicraft.
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Language

The greenlandic language is an Eskimo-Aleut language, which is polysynthetic type, where one word can contain the meaning of a whole sentence
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History

The history of Greenland goes back to ca. 2500 BC, when the first Paleo-Eskimos migrated to Greenland through North America.
A pair of musk oxen in summer. Photo by Magnus Elander.

Animals of Greenland

Sea eagles, seals, whales, musk oxen and polar bears. Greenland's wildlife is rich and extremely diverse.

Climate Changes

Global warming and the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet have a long line of consequences for people, nature and wildlife in the Arctic and the rest of the world.
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Fashion

Fashion in a Greenlandic context is both use of traditional natural materials like skins and furs, new urban style design, and even handcrafted couture

Qilakitsoq Mummies show life and death

The world-famous 500-year-old mummies from Qilakitsoq were found in a cave in 1972 by a couple of brothers who were out hunting for grouse.
Kayaker near mountainside. By Mads Pihl

The Greenlandic kayak

The kayak was a necessity of the Inuits who from an early age trained this craft. It is still used for fishing but also used for recreation and for races.
Tjodhilde's church - a reconstruction of church from the norse presence in Greenland 1,000 years ago. By Mads Pihl

Tjodhildes Church

Tjodhilde was credited for Erik the Red’s conversion to Christianity and the building of the first church on the North American continent.
The axe of Leif Erikson - the statue overlooking Qassiarsuk in South Greenland, by Mads Pihl

Leif Eriksson

Leif Eriksson made ​​amazing discoveries and was the first European to reach North America. Nearly 500 years before Columbus.

Hvalsey Church Ruin

Ruins of Hvalsey or Hvalsø church can be found in the lush surroundings of southern Greenland and was built in about 1300.

Gardar Cathedral

Greenland got its first bishop in 1124. The ruins of the impressive Gardar bishopric and the cathedral can be seen at Igaliku.
A rune stone on a hill in Qassiarsuk in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Erik the Red

Read more about Erik the Red’s saga; how he got exiled; his travels as well as his discovery and establishment of the first settlements on Greenland.
The axe of Leif Erikson - the statue overlooking Qassiarsuk in South Greenland, by Mads Pihl

The Viking period of Greenland

The Vikings settled in southern and western Greenland about 1,000 years ago. Brattahlid is the best preserved of Old Norse settlements.
Mother of the SeaMother of the Sea. By Mads Pihl

The Legend of the Mother of the Sea

The legend of Greenland's Mother of the Sea is a fantastic origin tale of Greenland's wildlife with a morale of altruism and responsibility.
Culture House Katuaq in Nuuk, by Danial Gurrola

Katuaq

Culture house Katuaq in Nuuk is a building with a fascinating northern lights theme design. Experience art exhibitions, concerts, movies or visit the cafe
Taseralik culture centre in Sisimiut, by David Trood

Taseralik

Taseralik culture centre in Sisimiut, West Greenland, offers experiences like art exhibitions, movies, concerts and a cosy cafe with a spectacular view.
Walrus scull art in Nuuk Art Museum, by Rebecca Gustafsson

Nuuk Art Museum

Nuuk Art Museum was created by Svend Junge and his wife, and was given to the town of Nuuk. It consists of ca. 300 paintings in homely surroundings.
Spectators watch the post match celebrations of a soccer game at the 2013 East Greenland championships in Tasiilaq. By Mads Pihl

Greenland Climate and Weather

Learn more about Greenland's weather conditions and climate so you are prepared for a great range of weather conditions no matter where you go in Greenland.
Painter Kristian Lennert from Sismiut at work in his home in Greenland - by Mads Pihl

Visual Art

Before europeans came to Greenland, visual art was made by means of natural materials like bone, tooth, antlers, skin, soapstone etc.
Two tiny ear rings made in Tasiilaq in East Greenland - by Mads Pihl

Greenlandic jewellery

Greenlandic jewelry are popular souvenir items. Traditionally they are made out of natural materials like bone and unique precious stones like Tugtupit
East Greenland glacier and mountains, by Magnus Elander

Glaciers in Greenland

Learn more about the glaciers in Greenland, how they surround most towns and settlements and see how the glaciers move and release ice continuously.
A family enjoying the Uunartoq hot springs in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Hot springs in Greenland

Hot springs are an arctic phenomenon and in Greenland a common one, as they differ from other hot springs in the arctic due to the warmth's origin.
I photographed this group of photographers in the Disko Bay one early morning. I still think they were pushing the limits a little bit with regards to how close to the edge of ice they seem to be, but I'm guessing the captain was in 100% control. By Stian Klo

Icebergs

Learn more about Icebergs, majestic natural works of art heading out to sea which are up to 100 metres high. These sculptures are a formidable sight especially in the summer!
Two hikers overlooking Nuuk in the midnight sun from the peak of Ukkusissaq - Store Malene in Greenland

The midnight sun

See the warm magical light of the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, it makes it possible to go sailing or hiking no matter how late or early it is.
Northern lights over mountains. By Mads Pihl

The northern lights

Let the Northern Lights remind you of the seemingly infinite beauty in Greenland. The best time to see these is on a dark, clear autumn or winter night.
Glacier walking on the Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq, by Mads Pihl

The Ice Sheet

Read more about the Ice Cap of Greenland a magnificent natural formation which overwhelms and astounds visitors with its size and ressources.

The National Park

Greenland’s National Park is the largest in the world, a vast Arctic paradise. It is home to an incredible range of wildlife and most spectacular scenery.
Dogsledding in North-East Greenland, by Magnus Elander

The Inuit’s view of life

Belief in spirits and myths has permeated the Inuit mindset and has helped sustain life and social order.
Three polar bears looking at something. By Martin Munck

Kaassassuk - the orphan

Among many legends, all the children in Greenland know the myth about the orphan Kaassassuk, who has to endure great suffering.
Mother of the Sea frozen. By David Trood

Myths and Legends

Learn how Greenland’s myths and legends are imbued with the country’s natural landscape, darkness and the harshness of the hunter’s life.

Modern Greenland

See how Greenland still appears to have preserved its sense of identity as an indigenous nation with an indigenous people in a modern age.
Man sitting on a sled in North Greenland. By André Shoenherr

Migration to Greenland

Read about Greenland's immigration, a great and exciting part of nation's history and colorful culture which has been influenced for over 4.500 years.
A bone carving figurine from Tasillaq in East Greenland looking right. By Mads Pihl

The Greenlandic Tupilak

Tupilak means 'soul of the ancestor’ and is a carved figure that protects its owner against enemy attack, but is now a popular souvenir.
House in Sisimiut. By Visit Greenland

Dwellings of the Inuit culture

Find out how the hunter's life in unit culture affected their houses, dwellings and architecture as can be experienced in Greenland.
Festivals: Children with Greenland's flag in National Day, by visit Greenland

National Day of Greenland

Join the The National Day festival on 21st June, it is the most celebrated summer festival and the country celebrates and entertains.

The Flora of Greenland

The arctic plantlife in Greenland consists of beautiful lush meadows, hardy and colorful flowers that can withstand the country's unique environment.
Shelf with Soapstone Art. By Mads Pihl

Soapstone art in Greenland

Soapstone is a beautiful and malleable material which can be formed into unique pieces of art and it has been used for centuries for utilities such as tools
An aerial view of iceberg clusters in the Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

The Guide to Climate Change in Greenland

This guide to climate change in Greenland offers everything you need to know about how Greenland is living with climate change today, and where it might lead the country in the future.

Destinations

A newly harvested grass field in the sheep farming community Qassiarsuk in South Greenland

Qassiarsuk

The settlement Qassiarsuk is an agricultural destination for hikers and a visible meeting place between Norse culture and modern-day sheep farmers.
Narsarsuaq in South Greenland

Narsarsuaq

Narsarsuaq is the gateway to hiking trails through lush valleys and Norse ruins spotted along a deep fjord.
Sunrise over the small farming community Igaliku in South Greenland which is also an important site for Norse history in Greenland

Igaliku

Igaliku is a versatile, family-oriented, open-air destination with Norse ruins, modern agriculture, sheep farms, and many hiking opportunities.
Sunset over Narsaq in South Greenland

Narsaq

Narsaq is the most striking agricultural town in Greenland situated in a fjord system known for hiking, mineral deposits and cowboy history.
A view over parts of Qaqortoq - the largest town in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenlan

Qaqortoq

The largest town in South Greenland gives you art, culture, Norse history, boat tours, hot springs, kayaking and hiking trips.
The white church in Nanortalik in South Greenland

Nanortalik

Vertical walls and pristine waters in Tasermiut Fjord make an adventurer’s imagination run wild while city sightseeing bring you down to earth.
A winter sunrise over Tasiilaq in East Greenland

Tasiilaq

Tasiilaq is the largest town in Eastern Greenland and the gateway to pretty much every kind of adventure that Greenland offers.
Kulusuk in East Greenland

Kulusuk

Kulusuk is the gateway to many different types of adventure-based activities for both summer and winter in East Greenland.
Two people walking on ice floes in kangertittivaq fjord. Photo by Per Arnesen.

Ittoqqortoormiit

Sea ice makes this the most isolated town in Greenland, where dog sledding, expedition cruises and wildlife dominate the opportunities for adventure.
Nuuk is Greenlands capital and the signature mountain Sermitsiaq always stands large and visible in the background

Nuuk

The heart of a nation. Greenland’s largest city and capital is fueled on fresh air, strong coffee and diverse personalities.
A Turf house from Paamiut in Greenland. By Angu Motzfeldt

Paamiut

Paamiut is embodied by snowy winter slopes, majestic wildlife with eagles and a tourist density that will make you feel like the guest of honor around town.

Maniitsoq

Experience both adventurous and relaxing activities such as angling, whale watching and heliskiing, the trademarks of Maniitsoq.
Northern lights over Sisimiut in Destination Arctic Circle in Greenland

Sisimiut

Backcountry sports and Arctic adventures in Sisimiut are the perfect answer to a pursuit for cultural discovery and pure natural settings.
The morning sun coming up over the vealleys around Kangerlussuaq in Greenland seen from an Air Zafari flight. By Mads Pihl

Kangerlussuaq

With the mouth of the fjord sitting on the far western horizon and the ice cap knocking at the door, all roads lead to the backcountry.
The church in Qeqertarsuaq in North Greenland

Qeqertarsuaq

Hiking trails lead you into the island’s lush hills to experience volcanic rock formations and dog sledding all year long.
Colourful houses in Qasigiannguit in North Greenland

Qasigiannguit

Greenland’s forgotten paradise – Qasigiannguit is the place where the original way of life is still very much alive and nature is really close.
A passenger boat near Ilulissat and the ice fjord in Greenland

Ilulissat

Nature, dog sledding, and cultural exploration await you in this iceberg paradise.
Sunrise over the village Oqaatsut in North Greenland near Ilulissat in the Disko Bay. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Oqaatsut

A welcoming dining table and a variety of nature experiences bring village camaraderie in Oqaatsut and the daily life of fishermen into close view.
Houses on the hillside in Uummannaq in North Greenland with the prominent heat shaped mountain in the background

Uummannaq

The wide sky overhead is the only timetable you need for discovering this haven for Inuit culture, bespoke fjord adventures and proud locals.
Upernavik is the largest town in North Greenland

Upernavik

A mass of small islands, villages, and natural sights are close enough for you to reach, making Upernavik a perfect do-it-yourself destination.
Two boys in Inuit kayaks, Qaanaaq. Photo by Glenn Mattsing.

Qaanaaq

Come to Qaanaaq and leave with memories of majestic nature and incredible hospitality from the northernmost town.
Kangaatsiaq. Photo by Johan Arne Fleischer.

Kangaatsiaq

Have an authentic experience in this unspoilt town close to a 150 km fjord where there is ample opportunity to discover Kangaatsiaq’s wildlife.

Articles

Photo by By Vagn Hansen, Visit Greenland

5 Top Tips for Photographing the Midnight Sun

Don’t miss out on this expert advice from local photographer Vagn Hansen. Here he shares his top tips for getting the best shot of the midnight sun.

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Hiker looking at the mountains during sunset near river, Near Camp In Tasiilaq Fjord. By Chris Brinlee Jr

What’s the deal with this viral picture?

This picture has been shared all over the place during the last few days, since it was posted on Twitter on 13th June by Steffen Olsen from the Danish Meteorological Institute.