#Culture vs Nature

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Aasiaat Museum

Aasiaat Museum

Aasiaat Museum is based in the former colonial administrator’s residence. The museum specialises in the cultural history of Aasiaat which is disseminated through a number of permanent exhibitions. The museum also has special art exhibitions
A presentation for MS Fram guests at the Uummannaq museum in Greenland

Uummannaq Museum

Uummannaq Museum tells fantastic stories from the region.
Red hut in Kapisillit close to Nuuk, Capital Region. Photo by Asimut Tours and Camp

Asimut Tours and Camp

Asimut Tours & Camp offers a wealth of experience when it comes to tours, fishing and hunting.
Woman mask dancing on a sunny day in Aasiaat. Photo by Honest Greenland - Visit Greenland

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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IceCap Tours

IceCap Tours is located in the heart of Ilulissat in a building, which also houses a tourist office, café, microbrewery and discotheque.
Catch of the day at the dock. Photo by Nuuk Water Taxi - Visit Greenland

Greenland Water Taxi

Greenland Water Taxi operates in areas around Nuuk, Maniitsoq, Qasiannguit and Ilulissat. They cater a range of services that you can read more about here.
View of huts at the ski center in Summer. Photo by Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center

Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center

Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center is a backcountry experience just 20 minutes by boat from Greenland's capital Nuuk.
Woman sewing flower patterns onto kamik - a part of the Greenlandic national costume. Photo by Kittat Economusee

Kittat Economusée

Kittat Economusée is a Greenland Traditional Costume Maker located in the old colonial harbour area in Nuuk.
Old colonial buildings that serves as the local museum today. Photo by Maniitsoq Museum

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.
Three men enjoying the sun in front of Nanu Travel Tourist Office. Photo by Nanu Travel

Nanu Travel

Nanu Travel is a locally based tour and outdoor pursuits company in East Greenland.
Nuuk Art Museum covered in snow in Winter. Photo by Nuuk Art Museum

Nuuk Art Museum

Nuuk Art Museum opened in 2005 in the former Adventist Church at Kissarnerqqortuunnguaq in Nuuk.
A dutch whaler and a Greenlandic girl at the living village museum in Qasigiannguit in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

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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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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SikuAput

SikuAput is based in Qeqertarsuaq on Disko Island. The company offers dog sledding, hiking, snowmobile and boat trips.
Inside view of Brasserie Ulo at Hotel Arctic in Ilulissat, North Greenland. Photo by Hotel Arctic

Brasserie Ulo - Hotel Arctic

Brasserie Ulo's gourmet kitchen at Hotel Arctic in Ilulissat, is known as one of Greenland's best.
Two kayaks by the beach shore in an area close to Kangerlussuaq. Photo by Restaurant Roklubben

Restaurant Roklubben

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

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.
Dried fish on rack with Restaurant H8 Explorer in background in the Greenlandic Summer. Photo by Restaurant H8 Explorer

Restaurant H8 Explorer

Restaurant H8 Explorer accommodates guests for whom a cosy authentic Greenlandic experience is worth more than the mod cons most of us take for granted.
Sailing vessel sailing through ice in Greenland. Photo by Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions

For 25 years, Quark Expeditions® has been the definitive leader in polar adventures. Witness wildlife, diverse culture, and scenery like nowhere else.
Uummannaq Fjord Tours

Greenland Fiord Tours

Uummannaq's new guests and to show you the Greenland that we care about. We can offer tours and accommodation in both the summer and winter seasons: Summer Trips: Captain Favorites, Buildings and Charter Sailing. Winter Walks: Dog sledding tours at Uummannaq Fjord's fantastic sea ice Uummannaq Fjord Guest Rooms: We have one house with 8 beds in 4 rooms. In the house there is shared kitchen, bathroom, toilet and internet access. In addition, the house has a beautiful view over the Uummannaq Fjord with icebergs and in summer you can be lucky to see whales. At Uummannaq Fjord Tours, we place great emphasis on presence, quality and safety. When you visit us, we promise that you will have experiences for life.
Qaanaaq, with view over the sea towards Herbert Island. Photo by Glenn Mattsing - Visit Greenland

Nunataq Atsuk Travel

Nunataq Atsuk Travel offers dog sledding and boat trips all year-round.
Culture House Katuaq in Nuuk, by Danial Gurrola

Katuaq

Katuaq's rooms are spacious and flexible, making it possible to organize small meetings or major conferences with up to 488 participants.
Cafe Thorhildur frontside and landscape in background. Photo by Aningaaq Rosing Carlsen - Visit Greenland

Café Thorhildur

Come by Café Thorhildur in Narsaq and buy some coffee, Greenlandic tea, hot chocolate, and enjoy it with a piece of homemade cake.
Interior of the indoor swimmingpool Malik in Nuuk in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson - Visit Greenland

Malik Swimming Pool

Since 2003, when the pool was built, we have had many visitors enjoy our indoor multi pool, warm water pool and hot tub.
Boat sailing among icebergs in Nuup Kangerlua in summer. Photo by Nuuk Bay Adventure

Nuuk Bay Adventures

Nuuk Bay Adventures. Boat charter - Fjord sailing - Fishing trip - Hiking - Cabin accommodation - Photo/Film crew – Settlement tours and much more.
Sermeq Helicopters cockpit view of a fjord in South Greenland. Photo by Camilla Beg Christensen, Visit Greenland.

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!

Nunatta Isiginnaartitsisarfia - The National Theatre of Greenland

The National Theatre of Greenland is an independent, public institution established in 2011.
Skiiers in snowy landscape photo by TravelbyHeart VG

Travel By Heart

Travel by Heart is a Greenlandic travel agency with more than 19 years of experience in the travel industry. 

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How to get tourism business to Greenland

You have a tourist product that you think could be a winner, and you want to get it out there to as many potential clients as possible. But how do clients actually find and book your product?
A passenger boat in the sunset near the icebergs of Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

How to use UNESCO sites in storytelling for tourism

Partnerships are extremely important when creating tourism value through UNESCO sites. Making sure that the narrative comes from local voices with ownership and pride.
Boarding an Air Greenland flight at Kangerlussuaq International Airport. By Petter Cohen, Xtravel

New From Air Greenland: See a lot in a short time

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Hiker on top of Nasaasaaq - Arctic Circle Trail option. Photo by Lisa Germany

19 tourism trends for 2019

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Traveler writes in his adventure log from the comfort of his bed at Inuk Hostels in Nuuk overlooking Nuuk Fjord and Sermitsiaq mountain. By Raven Eye Photography

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A view over parts of Igaliku on a summer day in South Greenland. Photo by David Trood 2

Hurry Up and Come to Greenland – But Stay Here Slowly

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Young guests at Eqi Glacier Lodge in North Greenland. By Mads Pihl

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Souvenir shopping at the Destination East Greenland office in Tasiilaq. By Mads Pihl

Be Sustainable - Buy Local

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Food roasting over a fire in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

4 Things to tell Your Guests about Food in Greenland

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View of Nipisat Island. Photo by Per Arnesen - Visit Greenland

AECO’s Site-specific Guidelines and Greenland

We hear a lot about ‘guidelines’ in relation to Arctic tourism, and it can be difficult to stay on top of what each of them mean, where they are implemented and how they affect you as a member of the tourism industry.
Marathon runners at the Leif den Lykkeliges Marathon in Qassiarsuk in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Run your way through South Greenland

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A winter sunrise over Tasiilaq in East Greenland

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PGI Greenland kayakers paddling past Oqaatsut in the Disko Bay in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

What is adventure travel in Greenland?

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A coffee break in Oqaatsut while on a dog sledding trip in the Ilulissat area in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Adventure Segments in Greenland

Visit Greenland's work with mapping and segmentation of tourists in Greenland is closely related to the definitions of adventure by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, and in this article we will explore how the two models are connected.
Greenland Outdoors owner and kayaking guide Jens-Pavia Brandt in his right element near Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Adventure in Practice - Greenland Outdoors

Jens-Pavia Brandt’s company Greenland Outdoors specialises in combining kayaking, wildlife tours, storytelling, and hiking in the backcountry around Kangerlussuaq.
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Adventure in Practice - Travellodge Greenland

Travellodge Greenland in East Greenland has created strong adventure tourism products. It is now a growing business based on local knowledge, passion and a desire to make a difference in the local community.

Human resources and adventure

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Adventure Travel Trade Association

Read how Visit Greenland uses the global Adventure Travel Trade Association network work with adventure tourism industry in Greenland.
Hiker standing on volcanic rooks on Disko Island in North Greenland looking at northern lights dancing over the ocean. Photo by Paul Zizka

Media database

Our Libris by Photoshelter database is a collection of high-quality images that are available as free downloads for licensed use based on licenses associated with each photo.
A snowmobiler doing a wheelie near SIsimiut in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

Adventure in Greenland

Check our series of 9 articles about adventure travel in theory and practice, where we paint a portrait of contemporary tourism in Greenland.