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Tasermiut Expeditions: South Greenland Explorer

Tasermiut fjord Big Walls called "the Arctic Patagonia", hot springs, glacier camp, navigation among icebergs. 15 day trip from June to Sep.

Greenland Travel: A world class weekend trip

Take a break from the noise of everyday life. Go dog sledding, watch the northern lights and sail on the icefjord amongst giant icebergs

Icelandic Mountain guides: Hiking in the Silent Arctic

A 12 day base camp hiking in the Ammassalik area in East Greenland. Deep fjords, high peaks and spectacular icebergs!
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Icelandic Mountain guides: The Ultimate Iceland - Greenland Trek

Combined trekking tour with camping and hut accommodation
Grönlandresor: Kayaking among whales and icebergs, 8 days

Grönlandsresor - Kayaking among whales and icebergs, 8 days

The proximity to the Disko Bay and the protective archipelago makes Aasiaat the perfect starting point for kayaking trips.

Grönlandsresor - The great Greenlandic kayak expedition in Upernavik

The Greenlandic wilderness, 600 km north of the polar circle, is magnificent and perfect for kayaking.
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Arctic Friend: The Arctic Paradise – dog sled, northern light & icebergs

Explore the Ice Cap, boat cruise among gigantic Icebergs, hike to the Kangia Ice fjord, northern light, and dog sledding.
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Blue Ice Explorer - South Greenland 4 days – easy going

South Greenland is famous for its Norse history and blue icebergs, and you can easily reach both on daytrips from the airport in Narsarsuaq.
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Blue Ice Explorer - South Greenland 5 days – active

A 5-day getaway from Iceland for the active traveller with hiking around Igaliku, Qassiarsuk and Narsarsuaq.
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Blue Ice Explorer - Towns & settlements 8 days

Explore the 2 towns of Narsaq and Qaqortoq together with the delightful calmness, warmth and undisturbed paradise of the village of Igaliku.
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Greenland Tours: Best of the West

8 days exploring Disko Bay incl. Disko Island and visit to the Greenland Ice Cap
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Greenland Tours: Coastal Ship - South & West

13 days in the south & west of Greenland incl. 5 days on board Sarfaq Ittuk
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Greenland Tours: Disko Classics

5 days in Ilulissat incl. city tour, Ilulissat Icefjord and boat tour to the icebergs
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Greenland Tours: Camp Ice Cap

2 days on the Greenlandic ice cap
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Greenland Tours: Disko Island Exploration

5 days of sailing, hiking and optional dogsledding in Disko Island.
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Greenland Tours: Hearts of the Inuit

6 days during winter in Disko Bay with Inuit settlement visit

Discover the World: Greenland Base Camp

Escorted small group tour staying in a comfortable safari-style eco camp in East Greenland, surrounded by breath-taking scenery, wildlife and wilderness.
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Greenland Tours: Fjords and Vikings

6 days exploring South Greenland incl. Tasermiut Fjord, UNESCO sights and Uunartoq hot spring.
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Icelandic Mountain Guides - Greenland Highlights

This tour will introduce you to the Greenland Highlights; Ice and Icefjords, impressive glaciers, an insight in the Inuit way of life.
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Icelandic Mountain Guides: Greenland Winter Highlights

This tour takes winter wonderland to a whole new level of epic. Traditional dog sledding surrounded by Greenland’s snow covered mountains.
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Quark Expeditions: Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords

Witness the Ilulissat icefjord, explore historic places and visit communities, encountering an ancient culture surviving in a modern world.
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Quark Expeditions: Arctic Express

This Fly/Cruise voyage takes you straight to the adventure. Explore fjords by kayak, visit Thule ruins and, witness the Northern Lights.
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Quark Expeditions: Witness the Northern Lights

This express voyage takes you straight to the adventure. Witness the Northern Lights, explore fjords by kayak, and visit Thule ruins.

Quark Expeditions: Visit Remote Greenlandic Communities

On this 15-day expedition, meet locals on the western coast of Greenland and explore traditional Inuit settlements.

Quark Expeditions: Explore Greenland with Expert Guides

On this adventure, you'll explore communities, historic sights and vast Greenlandic landscapes led by industry leading Expedition Guides.

Quark Expeditions: Kayak in Northwest Greenland

On this expedition, you'll be able to explore the majestic Ilulissat Icefjord from a sea kayak for a whole different perspective!

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Uummannaq Museum

Uummannaq Museum tells fantastic stories from the region.
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Ittoqqortoormiit Museum

The museum also has historic photographs, paintings and costumes.
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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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Narsaq Museum

Narsaq Museum is situated at the old harbour. Collections and exhibitions are fitted out in some of the town's oldest houses that date back to 1830.
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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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The National Museum of Greenland

Greenland National Museum in Nuuk has exhibitions that cover all of Greenland’s history during 4.500 years. 
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Nuuk Art Museum

Nuuk Art Museum opened in 2005 in the former Adventist Church at Kissarnerqqortuunnguaq in Nuuk.
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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 Museum

Qasigiannguit Museum is a local cultural historical museum. The museum was officially opened in conjunction with the town's 250th anniversary in 1984.
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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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Restaurant Ulo - Hotel Arctic

Restaurant Ulo's gourmet kitchen at Hotel Arctic is known as one of Greenland's best.
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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 Nanoq

At the Restaurant Nanoq you can enjoy a delicious meal in relaxing surroundings with a delightful fireplace and spectacular views over the town and archipelago.

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.

Qeqertarsuaq Museum

Qeqertarsuaq Museum describes everyday life during the colonial period, when the colony ‘Godhavn’ held a powerful position.
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Nanoq Heliskiing

Nanoq Heliskiing provides locally arranged high quality heliskiing.

Greenland Expeditions By Land And Sea

Greenland Expeditions by Land and Sea is affiliated with Nunatsiaq Boat Charter, a private 100% Greenlandic-owned boat company focusing on sailing tours for travellers with its own passenger-approved boat, MV Niviarsiaq.

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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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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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Nuuk Adventure

Nuuk Adventure is a mountain guiding services company for individuals and small groups based in Nuuk region (Greenland). Marc Carreras its main guide and owner.
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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.
Two men enjoying the sunrise in the Icefjord in Nuuk in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson, Visit Greenland.

Greenland Escape

Greenland Escape offer high level service to the demanding traveler in Greenland.

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 In A Bite” by Greenlandic Foodlover

Do you dream of a Greenlandic culinary experience with a personal twist?
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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.

About Greenland

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.

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.
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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.
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.

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.
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.

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.

Things To Do

Diving under icebergs in Greenland. Photo by: Morten Beier

Diving

Take an adventure and dive among whales and icebergs in the glow of the midnight sun. Read about the unique diving experiences Greenland has to offer.
Two hikers in evening light walking past Tasiusaq sheep farm in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

The Ultimate Greenland Hiking Guide

This ultimate guide to the universe of hiking in Greenland will give you all the tools and information you need to prepare you from head to toe.
An aerial view of iceberg clusters in the Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

The Guide to Climate Change in Greenland

This ultimate guide to the universe of hiking in Greenland will give you all the tools and information you need to prepare you from head to toe.

Articles

Passengers on the Sisimiut snowmobile bus in Greenland having fun in the sun. Photo by Mads Pihl

Arctic Circle Adventure in Kangerlussuaq & Sisimiut

Give that snow-lovin’ kid in your heart something to look forward to this winter, by planning an adventure in Kangerlussuaq or Sisimiut
Two travelers reading on a bench overlooking icebergs in the Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Why Greenland may not be for you

A quick guide on how and when to travel to Greenland
Walking towards Igaliku on the kings road in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Summer hiking in South Greenland

Standing here in Narsarsuaq airport, the first word that strikes me is ‘grandeur’. I am about to go hiking in this spectacular landscape!
Inside the Mersortarfik sewing workshop in Ilulissat in Greenland

The anorak house of Mesortarfik

Did you know that Greenland is the home of the original hoodie? Anorak has been a stable in Inuits clothing for centuries.
Northern Lights over Mount Nasaasaaq in Sisimiut in Greenland
A daytime view over Qaqortoq in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Visit Greenland’s banana coast

During the summer months the south of Greenland is truly lush. Greenlanders have thus dubbed the area near Narsaq and Qaqortoq the banana coast.
Sunrise over the mountains in the Nuuk fjord in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

Best thing to do in the summer in Nuuk: The fjords

Close your eyes and breathe in. A fresh wind gently blows in your direction. Want to experience the locals summer favorite? Sail the Nuuk fjord.
Lines in the ice sheet seen from an Air Zafari flight near Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Take advantage of the wait in the Kangerlussuaq Airport

Waiting in Kangerlussuaq is never a waste of time.
A group of friends from Nuuk hanging out at the snowboard park before the Arctic Winter Games in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

How to Experience urban life in Greenland

As is also the case in many other parts of the world, Greenland is currently experiencing a demographic urbanisation. Read what to do in urban Greenland
Dog sledding in the north east of Greenland. Photo by Magnus Elander

The 5 most remote places in Greenland

Remote Greenland: the magic of ‘one-option-only’, plus how to find alternatives after all: UNPLUGGING IN GREENLAND - part II
Sheep in a field near Igaliku in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

The 5 most boring places in Greenland

Boring Greenland: The magic of ‘one-option-only’, plus how to find alternatives after all: UNPLUGGING IN GREENLAND – part I
A selection of beer ingredients at the microbrewery Immiaq in Ilulissat, Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Taste Greenlandic nature with Immiaq Beer

In Greenland there’s only one way to craft beer: microbrew
A sunset snowball fight in Kulusuk in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Via Kulusuk

Start your East Greenland adventure at Kulusuk airport, one of the world’s smallest international hubs.
Food preparation at Sarfalik. Photo by Siggi Anton

The Foodie Guide to Greenland

Greenland is justifiably an attraction for its landscape and unique culture, but those who seek fulfilment of the culinary variety won’t be disappointed.
Gardeners at work at Upernaviarsuk research station in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Urban gardening - how to make Greenland green

No soil surplus for gardening? No problem! Read how resourceful Greenlanders make it work with seaweed and brewer’s malt to boost their crops.

Water calling: whale watching and sports fishing

Be charmed by marine life in the sea, which brings much pleasure to travellers in Greenland. Go whale watching and sports fishing!
The tour boat Sirius Greenland arriving in Assaqutaq near Sisimiut in Greenland

What to pack for a vacation in Greenland

So there are only a few days to go, before your first trip to Greenland, but what do you pack and why? Well, it depends! Read more here.
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Snowboarding in Nuuk

Greenland’s capital Nuuk is big enough to sport a large street culture scene which adds depth and dimension to everyday life.
Digging a house out of the deep snow in Kuummiut in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Kuummiut: Small village - big snow

Visit Greenland went on a photo tour to this snowy small village. See some scenes from Kuummiut in East Greenland.
A game of soccer between cruise guests and Itilleq locals in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl
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Winter waterways in East Greenland with Siggi Tours

Check out some of the scenes from life in Siggi’s universe, and make sure to run into him if you visit Kuummiut in East Greenland.
A snowmobiler flying high over a group of friends in the Sisimiut backckountry in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

Winter street culture with a Greenlandic twist

Sisimiut is the home of the Greenlandic winter version of street culture complete with fashion statements, aerial tricks, and local heroes.
It's snowing in Nuuk. Photo by Jessie Brinks Evans

What it’s like to visit Nuuk

Nuuk is this tiny Arctic capital where you’ll find age old tradition living amongst World-class modernity. Visit Nuuk and see for yourself.
Ilulissat in Greenland at night. Photo by Mads Pihl

Sun Salutation in Ilulissat

Yes, singing and celebrating the sunrise is a thing north of the Arctic Circle. Join the locals and go on a sun salutation trip.
A winter night view from Qinngorput towards Nuuk in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Christmas Spirit in Nuuk

Spend the holidays in a town that really knows how to do Christmas and New Year’s Eve
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To Thule - The end of the world part 2/2

Naimanngitsoq Christiansen is not a man of many words. I’ve heard that about Polar Eskimos, but I couldn’t have imagined it exactly. Adventures in Thule.
A christmas tree in Nuuk in Greenland on a snowy december afternoon. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

How we celebrate Christmas in Greenland

Celebrating Christmas in Greenland gives rise to extra cosiness for most of the families with lots of Christmas decorations, food and Christmas sweets!
Northern Lights. By Mads Pihl

Will the Northern Lights be under your Christmas tree?

If you are looking for an unconventional Christmas gift, a shimmering green curtain of celestial light - or northern lights - might be just the ticket.
Two flightseeing planes from Air Zafari over the hills around Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

"Send films by air drop!"

Early in the history of film media, Greenlanders were eager to watch films. Read a short excerpt on film history here.
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Which type of traveler are you?

With so many cultural experiences at your fingertips, which ones are right for you? Here are a few food-for-thought questions to inspire as a traveler.
Mask dance, A Music Festival in the Fjord. Photo by Aningaaq Rosing Carlsen.

Qooqqut Music Festival in the Fjord

A story about a weekend getaway to the Qooqqut Music Festival.
The deckhand Line fishing on a tour with Arctic Boat Charter in the Nuuk fjord in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

What's in my bag - the Greenland edition

Check out the everyday essentials of the hip, powerful and avant-garde in Greenland. This #whatsinmybag - Greenland edition!
The Suloraq towers in Nuuk's suburb Qinngorput nestled below the mountain Ukkusissaq in Greenland

‘On an ‘illoqarfik break’ in Greenland

Greenland consists of five vastly different regions, each with its own main town and it makes good sense to spend at least a couple or four days in the town - an 'illoqarfik' in Greenlandic.
An Air Greenland Dash-8 taking off from Kulusuk in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Greenland roads found in the clouds

Cities and settlements are knit through an invisible network of airline routes that crisscross over the Ice Cap and along the coast lines.
Two Air Zafari planes heading towards the Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq Airport

Flightseeing in Greenland - fun and captivating

Experience Greenland's nature from above on flightseeing tours in helicopter or aircraft as you fly over Greenland's many fjords, icebergs and mountains.
Sarfaq Ittuk. Photo by Mads Pihl

Flightseeing With Air Zafari In East Greenland

Once you experience the country from above you will be thinking that planes and helicopters might have been created so people could go flightseeing.
Hikers approaching Hvalsey church ruin one of several norse historical sites in south greenland. By David Trood

Following in the footsteps of the Vikings in Greenland

Read about one of Greenland's most exciting historical locations taking one back to when the vikings first came ashore more than 1000 years ago.
The football field in Tasiilaq in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Football championship in East Greenland

Every year many greenlanders travel to Tasiilaq for one of the largest football events in Greenland, friends compete and communities unite over the summer.
Two hikers on a Greenland Travel trek looking out over Ikaasatsivaq sound in East Greenland near Tiniteqilaaq. By Mads Pihl

Good Hiking Advice and the Hiker's 12 Commandments

Learn the essentials for planning a hike, beginner or expert some things are crucial for a successful trip through Greenland's stunning nature.
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Greenland myths and legends

The northern lights, Mother of the sea, The wandering spirit known as Qivittoq. Wonders, and myths were a vital part in the daily life of Greenlanders.
A traditional Greenlandic drum for drum dancing on display in Narsaq in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Greenland’s Music History, Part 1

Learn more about Greenland's music scene and it's historical roots and influence, from traditional beats to an international setting.
MS Fram anchoring up outside Ilulissat seen from an Air Zafari flight in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Greenland’s overwhelming nature

And how humans have survived in it for so long
Music - Christian and Frederik Elsner - the core of the Greenlandic band Nanook, performing in Frederik's living room in Nuuk

Greenland's Music History, Part 2

Learn more about how Greenland's music inspired it's modern cultural independence after the political situation from the Second World War.
Air Greenland helicopter flying above mountains. By Humbert Entress

Helicopter flying in Greenland

Read about the vital role that helicopters play in the transportation around Greenland, wether that being for pleasure or business purposes.
Two snowmobilers in the backcountry near Sisimiut in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

Here comes the sun - Greeting the sun in Greenland

When the sun comes forth and illuminates the snowy landscape of Greenland it brings a natural cosiness with it that afflicts the natives.
Midnight Sun - Two hikers enjoying the sunset near Qenertivartivit in Ammassalik Fjord near Kulusuk in East Greenland

Hiking between icebergs in East Greenland

Find the beautiful traits of hiking in East Greenland where all main roads are waterways through fjords and sounds, in zig zags between icebergs.
Two hikers enjoying the sunset over the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq. By Mads Pihl
A view of the water reservoir lake Outside Greenlands capital Nuuk. By Camilla Hylleberg

Hiking routes in Capital Region, Greenland

In the area around Nuuk you'll find both easy and difficult hiking trails, for example, you can enjoy the view from 2,532-foot-tall "Big Malene".
A hiker looking towards Tasiilaq Island in East Greenland

Easy and hard hiking routes in East Greenland

Explore various levels of difficulty when hiking in East Greenland, both easy and hard hiking routes awaits in the most desolate and remote locations.
Visual artist Mike Kristiansen's tupilak-decorated paintings, by Mads Pihl

Tupilak with a twist

Tupilaks are one of the strongest and most used cultural symbols in Greenland.

The Big Arctic Five - Five core things to do in Greenland

Greenland is one of the world’s great adventure destinations, and the Big Arctic Five highlights five core attractions with a unique Greenlandic touch.
A dog sledding guide and dog musher preparing food in a backcountry hut near Ilulissat in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

How to live like a local in Greenland’s long, dark winter

Learn how the locals of Greenland enjoy their wintertime through activities, ‘hygge’ and the acceptance of their surroundings.
Greenlandic singer and songwriter Nive Nielsen with the city lights of Nuuk in the background. By Mads Pihl

Traditional drum singing and modern music

The drum dance is Greenland’s most well-known musical genre, the tradition lives with modern rock and pop on the diverse music scene.
A field of flowers in front of snow capped mountain peaks in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

7 summer activities you can do yourself in Greenland!

Think: lush, blooming, and full of life! Below are 7 different self-guided activities that are worth visiting during summertime.
A mother and her son walking home from the grocery store Pilersuisoq in Kuummiut, East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

5 things you didn't know about settlements in Greenland

How many people? How is the everyday life there? We’re looking into five things you might not know about living in a small isolated place in Greenland!
Tonny Fisker practicing his one foot high kick before the Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk with lots of arctic sports

Every two years young athletes meet at the Arctic Winter Games to compete in sports both modern and traditional, which serve to create cross-cultural ties.
A skier descending from Tasiilaq Mountain Hut in the sunset in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

5 types of nature travelers

Which type of nature travelers are you? Test yourself to nurture your interests of adventure, in any environment, tempo or activity.
Two hikers at a camp in East Greenland preparing dinner. By Mads Pihl

How to cope with the mosquitoes

We have to admit it. When the midnight sun is over Greenland, the mosquitoes can also be found in the sky. Here are five good tips on how to cope with them.
Myggedalen in Nuuk, Greenland, on a winter's night. By Mads Pihl

Nuuk city ligths is a beautiful sight from a hilltop

At three times the size of the second largest town Sisimiut, Nuuk is an important cultural and financial driver for the development of Greenland.
Nothern lights over sisimiut. By Mads Pihl

Northern Lights Hot Spots in Greenland

From late August to April watch the Greenland sky come alive with the Northern Lights. Find the good spots to enjoy the wonder
Travelers studying the 1000 year old Hvalsey church ruin in south Greenland not far from Qaqortoq. By David Trood

Google Street View

See Greenland almost as if you were there yourself! Google Street View is a real experience to get a preview of places you haven't been
Northern lights over a lit tent, Camp In Tasiilaq Fjord. By Chris Brinlee Jr

Ten Great Tips on How to Shoot the Northern Lights in Greenland

Are you hoping to photograph the northern lights, and the night sky, but not quite sure how to go about it, here are some great tips on how to get started.

Top five ice adventures to explore in North Greenland

Icebergs are calved out of glaciers and each one is truly unique. Here are five adventures that will aid you get the best ice experience in North Greenland.
Flightseeing with Air Zafari near Iluliartoq in Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Top three things to do in Kangerlussuaq

See the best things that Kangerlussuaq has to offer, choose amongst activities like musk oxen safari, flight seeing, and glacier walking on the Ice Sheet.
A women from Nuuk in Greenland wearing her national costume for the National Day celebrations on June 21, by Mads Pihl

June 21st - Greenland’s National Day - At close range

June 21st is a unique opportunity to experience national culture, on Greenland's National Day traditions reflect a widely different and vibrant culture.
The Uunartoq hot springs in South Greenland enjoy a great view of icebergs and mountains. By Mads Pihl

Hot springs in Greenland

A trip to South Greenland would not be complete without a dip with your loved one in the natural hot springs of Uunartoq.
Two hikers approaching Tasiusaq sheep farm in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Beautiful and varied hiking routes in South Greenland

South Greenland are more fertile than the rest of the country and offer the most beautiful and varied walks you can go on a day.
Marathon runners at the Leif den Lykkeliges Marathon in Qassiarsuk in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

5 Ways to be Active in Greenland

For those who want to be or stay active on holiday, or even want to travel specifically to participate in events, don’t miss this article!
The Greenlandic settlement of Illorsuit with MS Fram in the background. Photo by Mads Pihl.jpg

Sailing to the Icy Grand Canyon of Greenland

Imagine the grand canyon as an icy landscape with its own unique wonders and a land of adventure, such is the landscape and Ilulissat Icefjord experienced
A couple overlooking Tasiusaq sheep farm near Qassiarsuk in South Greenland

On holiday among South Greenland's sheep farmers

In Tasiusaq, the feeling of ultimate freedom is no further away than the bay along with one of Greenland's best views across lush, flowering meadows.
An elderly woman at a kaffemik laughing and enjoying herself. By Angu Motzfeldt

Kaffemik in Greenland

Kaffemik is the culmination of good company, coffee, and sweets which is also the recipe for a cozy time in Greenland.
Backcountry skiers preapring fro a day in the landscape around the Travellodge Greenland hut in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Hut life at the edge of Sermilik Ice Fjord in East Greenland

We know a place out there, behind the mountains, where that end-of-the-world-feeling probably originated from it is an essential stopover in East Greenland.
Sled dogs speeding over sea ice near Oqaatsut and Ilulissat in North Greenland

Finding freedom in the dying art of dog sledding

Get insight into the art of dog sledding, one of the most iconic ways of traveling and an unique characteristic of traversing Greenland's snowy landscape.
A view over the fjord leading towards the famous triplets peaks and the glacier near tasiilaq mountain hut in east greenland. By Mads Pihl

Fabulous Fjords in the North

From Alaska to Norway, West to East in the northern hemisphere, here’s an overview of the top 5 must-see fjords, and their nearby alternatives.
Modern Art - A boy from Nuuk looking at Guido Van Helten's wall art in Greenland

Street art in Colourful Nuuk

Two new large-scale street art paintings have made Nuuk even more colourful, displaying the capital's vibrant and modern culture.
Enok Kilime carving reindeer bone in Sisimiut in Greenland - by Mads Pihl

Crafts - The Tupilak

Jewellery, handicrafts and decorated everyday objects are part of the rich crafts history of Greenland - but the figurative world of the tupilak is in class all by itself.
A winter night view from Qinngorput towards Nuuk in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Nuuk and Reykjavík - a perfect combination for a holiday

Nuuk and Reykjavík sit at the top of the world in the north like two kings on mighty thrones. Enjoy city life among amazing nature environments.
Two skiers in the sunset descending towards the fjord near Kuummiut in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Calling all ski explorers; untouched snow is waiting

For those of you dreaming of ascending remote peaks and skiing untouched backcountry slopes, we have the mountains right at your doorstep here in Greenland.
Three white sled dogs from Ilulissat in Greenland. By Andre Schoenherr

6 dos and don’ts of dog sledding

Here are some do's and dont's of dogsledding so, bask in the glorious nature. Your invitation to break away from regular life.
Northern lights over mountains. By Mads Pihl

3 tips to catching northern lights!

Want to maximise your trip's chances of catching northern lights? Here’s 3 tips on how to do just that!

5 remote places you can visit while on a cruise

We have compiled a list of the five most remote places such as towns and settlements you can cruise to with Hurtigruten in Greenland.
Two sled dog puppies in summer. Photo by David Buchmann.

An afternoon of zen in Oqaatsut

From rugged coastlines, to icebergs for days, cute sled dog pups, and friendly locals – look no further than Oqaatsut and enjoy true relaxation.
Polar circle marathon participants in snow. By Visit Greenland

The coolest marathon on earth!

From Shanghai to the Polar Circle Marathon in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Have a glimpse of Chloe Zou's journey through snow and ice!

Marcela’s year of chasing ice in Greenland

Mexican photographer bonds with locals while cruising with Sarfaq Ittuk, chasing for ice around Greenland's vast coastline.
The Peter Jensen design kamik compared to the classic, traditional West Greenlandic national costume kamik, by Mads Pihl

Deconstructing the Greenlandic national costume

See a project that aimed to push boundaries and asked: What do you get when you mix a fashion polemic and a strong symbol of Greenlandic culture?
Inland Ice. By Malik Milfeldt

Across the inland ice on a wind sled

Come along on an expedition across Greenland's Inland Ice. Our employee went on precisely this journey under the motto "Be a Pioneer". 

Kayaker meeting some wildlife near Tasiilaq. By N.A Antognelli

A Kayaking Expedition Across Greenland

Spanning three different trips, this couple kayaked along the entire west coast of Greenland. Get inspired for your own kayaking expedition.
Kayak at Ice. By Visit Greenland

A Kayaking Adventure Beyond Comparison!

«This is your captain speaking. We are approaching the Inland Ice. The ice cap is to your right.»
World of Greenland. Ilimanaq. Photo by Gustav Thuesen 12

Relaxing lodge getaway

With a terrace and view like this, why would you ever leave?
Hiker in Ilulissat, North Greenland standing at the Sermermiut overlook close to the Ilulissat Icefjord gazing at icebergs and a crisp autumn night sky filled with stars and northern lights. By Paul Zizka

Behind the Camera - An Interview with a Photographer

An interview with professional photographer, Paul Zizka, about his photography workshops in Greenland.
Participants at the Leif den Lykkeliges Marathon in Qassiarsuk in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Leif Eriksson Marathon - A run with a View

Every year in August, the Leif Eriksson Marathon is held. It's a big sport event in Greenland.
The church on a grey summer day in Igaliku in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

This is why South Greenland is UNESCO world heritage

A tale of Viking and Inuit farming at the edge of Greenland’s ice cap.
David Belay - Qeqertat Icebergs

Usage tips about Drones in Greenland

Read David’s tried-and-true tips about using drones in Greenland.
katak-housing_photo-by-mads-pihl

Arctic weather: for better or for worse

A photo collection to show all the wonderful types of weather in Greenland, plus tips on how to thrive in them
The old church in Nuuk on a sunny National Day in Greenland, June 21 - 2015. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Nuuk Hot List

5 local suggestions for what to do when you get a free minute in the Arctic metropolis
Tourist taking a photo of Marc Carreras in back-country Nuuk in Greenland. By Rebecca Gustafsson

6 Instagram shots you must get in Nuuk

Like a social media scavenger hunt, these photo suggestions will take you running all around the capital
Photo by Lauren Breedlove

Take me to my happy place

Lauren Breedlove tries cabin life during high summer in Nuuk Fjord
A fly fisherman in low afternoon light on the Erfalik river in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Flying high with fly fishing

The great river of Qussuk is a fly fisherman’s haven
Glaciers a small passenger boat in front of the huge glacier wall at the Eqi glacier in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

10 Facts about Greenland that You Might Not Know

Nellie Huang gives a crash course in Greenland culture and history
Erik Palo Jacobsen, Arctic Boat Charter. Photo by Jonathan Pozniak

Q&A with a Greenlandic sea captain

Captain Erik Palo Jacobsen is a former Merchant Marine from Sisimiut, who has sailed around the world only to realize that his home in Nuuk is where the heart is.
Boat sailing on a late autumn day in the Nuuk fjord in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

Winter Sailing

In warmth and good company, cruise through mountainous landscapes covered with snow from peak to sea.
An Eternity of ski touring. Photo by Fredrik Schenholm.

An Eternity of ski touring

Fjords, glaciers and endless ski touring possibilities in Maniitsoq.
Paarnat and Arctic Thyme. By Mads Pihl

5 Greenlandic Foods + 1 Cocktail to Try

How to ‘go native’ without eating the really exotic stuff (unless that’s your thing)
A lone traveller stands in Qassiarsuk and looks over Tunulliarfik Fjord toward Narsarsuaq. Photo by Stacy William Head

Greenland’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites are pure nature

Here is a peek at what you will find up here plus how to get the experience
Massive iceberg grounded at the mouth of Ilulissat Icefjord. Photo by Samuel Letecheur

A day in Ilulissat and how it earned the nickname I-luv-lissat

It’s not hard to understand why Ilulissat is the most popular travelers’ destination in Greenland. The name of the town literally translates to ‘Icebergs’, but adventurers at heart long time ago have nicknamed it Iluvlissat!
Three young people in the sunset in Ukkusissat, Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Tips to hang out with locals in Greenland

Tried-and-true ideas from travellers who've done it before
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Make your Christmas merry with these DIY Inuit paper dolls

It is soon Christmas, and if your home is anything like Greenlandic homes, that means evenings full of decorating, baking cookies and just being cosy.
The opening. Photo by Serena Ho

Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival 2017: A Glimpse Into Nordic Musical Collaboration

Music: you might not expect to find it in Greenland, but it’s there. It’s frozen in thousand-year-old glaciers, submerged in the icy water and crystallised in the undulating beauty of the Aurora Borealis dancing through the fabric of the starry night sky.
Even an iceberg itself can grow icesicles. Photo by Samuel Letecheur

How a snowflake becomes an iceberg

The eternal snow. Year after year it descends on Greenland. Each snowflake is formed by water vapour freezing around a tiny speck of dust.
Two men enjoying the sunrise in the Icefjord in Nuuk in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson, Visit Greenland.

8 times the light in Greenland was absolutely heavenly

There is no denying that Greenland’s landscapes and light are a photographer’s dream.
A Kontrast Smykker by Marianne Farup Hansen gold ring design from Sisimiut in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

A Traveler’s Guide to Great Souvenir Shopping in Greenland

Make your shopping experience a breeze with this quick rundown of fabulous products from right here in Greenland
A hut for accommodation at Tasiusaq sheep farm in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

9 Unique places you can overnight in Greenland

Pitch a tent in the Arctic tundra or hide away in huts overlooking calving glaciers - the choice is yours!
Portrait of a female tourist in Nuuk in Greenland. By Rebecca Gustafsson

Editor’s pick: 12 real reasons to visit Greenland

A month-by-month recommendation of where to go and why!
Enthusiastic hiker having fun near the Greenland Ice Sheet along the Arctic Circle. By Raven Eye Photography

4 Inspiring Hiking Travel Journals

Read other hikers’ experiences and hind-sight tips from various tried-and-true hiking routes in Greenland
Photo by Bjorgvin_Hilmarsson

Meet the explorers: “When real life is fake”

Cross the Greenland Ice Sheet, kayak in the wilderness for a week, or climb the highest mountain in Greenland. How will you test your limits?
Ilulissat - Sermermuit hike - icebergs. Photo by by Maria Sahai.

Greenland - a photographer’s dream come true

Photographers Karim and Maria Sahai explain why everyone who is interested in photography and nature should visit Greenland.
Female tourists taking a selfie with Marc Carreras on winter hike in Nuuk in Greenland. By Rebecca Gustafsson

20 Instagrammers in Greenland worth following

Northern lights, knitting, sailing, lots and lots of snow. How do locals in Greenland live their lives in tune with its grand nature? While Greenland may seem far away, you might be curious to know what everyday life is like in our polar nation. 

Kiki Bosch taking a breath between dives next to a giant iceberg of the Ilulissat Icefjord.

Diving into Ilulissat icefjord

Stefan Andrews retells how freediver Kiki Bosch defies the ice in her swimsuit.
The relaxing setting of the Uunartoq hot springs in South Greenland

Spa Culture the South Greenland Way

We all know the usual suspects in a spa – a trickling water fountain running over smooth stones, a CD lulling ‘Sounds of the Forest II’, a hot jacuzzi to sink into and, of course, loads of green plants to purify the air.
Air Greenland flight

Air Greenland flight review: Look forward to be entertained!

Air Greenland's shiny new In-Flight Entertainment system was launched earlier this year to Business class passengers. Guests flying Economy class can look forward to using it by the end of 2018.
Kalaaliaraq Food. Photo by Aningaaq Rosing Carlsen.

Foodie revolution in Nuuk

“Local food, local food, local food” is the mantra of Inunnguaq Hegelund, the master chef of Kalaaliaraq. Hegelund is here to transform the restaurant scene in Greenland.
Sarfaq Ittuk. Photo by Mads Pihl

Family Fun in Nuuk: Take 5

Nuuk is one of the smallest capitals in the world, but it’s filled with unique experiences for families. Within the city itself there are vibrant colours, history and local foods to discover, while the surrounding immense nature offers limitless opportunities for little ones. Check out these five family-friendly activities to add to your Nuuk Bucket List.