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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.
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
Testing kayaking skills at the museum in Tasiilaq in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit 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.
A presentation for MS Fram guests at the Uummannaq museum in Greenland

Uummannaq Museum

Uummannaq Museum is a museum that tells fantastic stories from the region.
Woman mask dancing on a sunny day in Aasiaat. Photo by Honest 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.

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.
Rock with pink details with glacier in background. Photo by Kangerlussuaq Museum

Kangerlussuaq Museum

Kangerlussuaq Museum is an integral part of the Kangerlussuaq Airport, and is situated at the heart of the airport area.
The collection's main room. Photo by Kulusuk Museum

Kulusuk Museum

Kulusuk Museum is a privately owned and run by Justine Boassen, born and raised in Kulusuk.
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.
Evening light over the museum and old town parts of Nanortalik in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Nanortalik Museum

Nanortalik Museum is beautifully situated in the old colonial port area as an open air museum, covering almost all buildings in the area.
Entrance view of Narsaq Museum located in South Greenland in Winter. Photo by Narsaq Museum

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.
Narsarsuaq in South Greenland at sunset. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit 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.
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.
Qaqortoq Museum in summer, South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Qaqortoq Museum

Qaqortoq Museum is housed in the town's oldest building, a black-tarred colonial administrator's building which was built in 1804.
Guests visiting Qasgiannguit Museum in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

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.
Handmade figure. Visit Greenland

Tupilak Travel

Tupilak Travel offers cheap travel to Greenland, in particular to the country's capital, Nuuk.
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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.
Photo by Brasserie Ulo - Hotel Arctic

Brasserie Ulo - Hotel Arctic

Brasserie Ulo's gourmet kitchen at Hotel Arctic in Ilulissat, is known as one of Greenland's best.
Couple holding hands during a meal in Sarfalik in Nuuk, Greenland. By Rebecca Gustafsson

Restaurant Sarfalik

Sarfalik is an innovative restaurant combining the best of Greenlandic and global cuisine.
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.
Locally made snaps at Restaurant Mamartut in Ilulissat in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Restaurant Mamartut

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

Restaurant Icefiord

Hotel Icefiord have one of the best restaurants in Greenland. You can experience the cozy atmosphere while looking at the most beautiful view over the Icefiord.
Qeqertarsuaq Museum in the Disko Bay, North Greenland. Photo by Qeqertarsuaq Museum

Qeqertarsuaq Museum

Qeqertarsuaq Museum describes everyday life during the colonial period, when the colony ‘Godhavn’ held a powerful position.
Two men and three Icelandic horses close to Inneruulalik Guest Farm in South Greenland. Photo by Inneruulalik Guest House

Inneruulalik Guest Farm

The farm and its facilities: Inneruulalik is a 10-minute journey by boat from Narsarsuaq International Airport.

Sillisit Hostel

The hostel Sillisit and the cabins are located on a sheep farm with good hiking possibilities. But you can also start by boat from the international airport in Narsarsuaq. The tour lasts 15-30 minutes.
A home and graveyard on Kulusuk, Northwest Side Of Kulusuk island. By Chris Brinlee Jr

Greenlandic Indigenous Guides

I have started a new guide company located in Kulusuk, Greenland. I am educated as a guide. I offer guiding from the airport Kulusuk to the village. There are possibilities to visit the local museum and a modern Greenlandic family home and back to the airport or to the hotel. The guided tour will be around one hour and a half and you walk about 4 kilometers.
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.
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.
Nuutoqaq - Nuuk Local museum. Photo by Aningaaq Rosing-Carlsen - Visit Greenland

Nuutoqaq - Nuuk Local Museum

Nuutoqaq – Nuuk local museum is located in the beautiful old harbor, also known as the colonial harbor and is housed in the old boat yard.
Skiers on the summit of a mountain with the sun setting. Photo by Joris Berthelot

Travel By Heart

Travel by Heart is a Greenlandic travel agency with more than 19 years of experience in the travel industry. 
Two people trekking the Ilulissat icefjord. Photo by Paul Zizka, Visit Greenland

Tuugaaq Travel

Tuugaaq Travel is a local company that makes custom-made plans for your trip to Greenland. 

Latest News

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

Read here how the Arctic Highlights round tour is a fabulous answer to questions you never knew you had
Hiker on top of Nasaasaaq - Arctic Circle Trail option. Photo by Lisa Germany

19 tourism trends for 2019

If you’re working with tourism in Greenland, it’s worth knowing the points which will come to shape 2019 and beyond.
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

In continuation of a previous article 'Greenland as a slow adventure destination', Visit Greenland now picks up the thread to provide additional information and knowledge about the concept of ”slow tourism”
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

Email: The Rule of Twos

Two minutes & two hours & two days. These are a few key deadlines when it comes to answering emails. How fast are you?
Souvenir shopping at the Destination East Greenland office in Tasiilaq. By Mads Pihl

Be Sustainable - Buy Local

The sustainable tourism in Greenland is buying local services and goods. Read this article where we tell you how to find a full list of Greenlandic tour providers so you can work directly with the locals
Young guests at Eqi Glacier Lodge in North Greenland. By Mads Pihl

10 forgotten facts and missed USP's about Greenland

This article focuses on useful selling points and product opportunities regarding forgotten facts and missed useful selling points regarding tourism in Greenland.
Food roasting over a fire in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

4 Things to tell Your Guests about Food in Greenland

Here are a few tips and tidbits, in no particular order, that might come in handy when preparing your guests for their trip of a lifetime!

Update from South Greenland

The latest news and updates from Visit South Greenland.
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.
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Fall safely to sleep to the whispers of Greenland

Tackle the anxieties of Coronasomnia with a new relaxing ASMR video from Greenland
Three hikers in the mountains near Qernertivartivit not far from Kulusuk in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

What is sustainable tourism in Greenland?

Liz Cooper, Industrial PhD Candidate at Visit Greenland, takes us through her first piece of research and presents 4 key points of debate, and 8 priorities for sustainable tourism development in Greenland.
Dogsledding Musher Twins. Photo - Aningaaq R. Carlsen, Visit Greenland

The Journey

Greenland is embarking on a journey, somewhat forced by the rapid changes in the climate, somewhat voluntarily in the way we choose to adapt. We are inviting the upcoming leaders in sustainable tourism to join us. To come with us on this journey through time – and to a place like no other.

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

What is adventure travel in Greenland?

What is Adventure Travel in Greenland? How Visit Greenland works with it?

Human resources and adventure

Professional guides are one of a tour operator’s main assets. The guides must have specialised knowledge that can inspire and help the company’s clients in a way that is safe and responsible.

Adventure Travel Trade Association

Read how Visit Greenland uses the global Adventure Travel Trade Association network work with adventure tourism industry in Greenland.
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.