Need to know
What to bring for winter in Greenland?
In cold weather, layering is the key. Bring multiple layers, so you can adjust accordingly to temperature and weather. Take off layers when you are warm and put on layers when you are cold. Check out our video about dressing for the Greenlandic winter.
What are the best places to visit in the winter?
Where to go in Greenland depends a lot on what you want to do. Take a look at our first-timers page to get some direction in planning your trip.
Will it be dark all the time?
As you probably know, the days in Greenland get short during winter, but sunrise and sunset vary greatly according to location, so check out the hours of daylight where you’re headed.
Are there any special holidays or events in the winter?
An important winter celebration is the Return of the Sun, which is the day on which towns and settlements above the Arctic Circle see the sun again, sometimes after months of darkness. It is a big day of celebration, but it happens on a different date depending on where you are, so make sure to check if you want to be a part of it.
I still have more questions!
Of course you do – that’s totally normal. For answers to more general questions, or for more inspiration, head over to our first-timers page or our frequently asked questions page. If you know where you want to go or what you want to do, head to destinations or things to do, and get planning. See you in the winter!