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Nuuk, Greenland Cruises

The city of Nuuk is the capital and governmental centre of Greenland, situated in the south western region of the country, opposite to Canada's Atlantic Coast. With a small population of around 15,000 people, the city is the least populated capital in the world. Its remote and secluded ambience creates a unique and peaceful charm, often associated with the vast nation of Greenland, which is best known for its huge icy landscapes and arctic wildlife, including polar bears, arctic foxes and narwhals. The city's surrounding regions boast a spectacular natural landscape, comprising of dramatic snow-covered mountains and large open green spaces filled with verdant woodland. The city itself has an enchanting and isolated character and is easy to navigate on foot, generating an ideal picturesque location to escape from the hassles of modern life.

Sightseeing in Nuuk

The vast majority of people who travel to Nuuk come for the incredibly beautiful natural landscape and the wide range of outdoor activities on offer. Hiking excursions are very popular with visitors especially on the region's two main mountains and natural landmarks, the Sermitsiaq and Lille Malene. Several other fantastic hiking trails begin in the city of Nuuk, including a gentle hike from Circuslake and a more arduous trek up Big Malene's mountainside. The city also has a number of cross-country ski-runs, which are clearly marked and are set over several miles. Sailing and Greenlandic cruises from Nuuk are also popular with tourists, offering the opportunity to see a variety of arctic aquatic fauna. Perhap the best way to truly appreciate Nuuk and its surrounding is on a guided tour. Guided tours from expert locals are a great way to learn more about the region's rich culture and heritage as well as the fascinating local ecosystem and wildilife.

Nuuk Art Museum

The Nuuk Art Museum is Greenlands only private art museum and houses a stunning collection of sculptures, paintings, watercolours and drawings collected over nearly 50 years by local mogul Svend Junge. 

National Museum of Greenland

Opened during the 1960's, the National Museum of Greenland is home to a fascinating collection of artefacts relating to and celebrating the archaeological and cultural history of Greenland.

Whale Watching

Whale watching excursions are particularly popular off the coast of Nuuk. A number of species of whales call this part of the world their home, including humpback, fin and minke whales, especially during the months of May to November. Sail boats and whale watching tours are readily available to tourists from the harbour of Nuuk.

Shopping in Nuuk

The centre of Nuuk is home to a number of local souvernir shops and supermarkets at which tourists can purchase a range of general provisions and authentic local souvenirs such as hand-made seal skin gloves.

Eating Out in Nuuk

A range of cosy cafes and excellent restaurants are open across the city of Nuuk, serving a variety of delicious cuisine, from locally caught seafood dishes to international meals sourced from the freshest local ingredients. Local dishes incorporating meats such as reindeer and musk ox are also available at several establishments.

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1 Reykjavik To Kanjerlussuaq - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

14 August 2019 - 12 nights

Reykjavik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Uunartoq Island, Greenland | Nanortalik | Qaqortoq | Hvalsey | Itilleq | Qassiarsuk | Nuuk | Evighedsfjord | Kangaamiut, Greenland | Illulisat | Sissimiut | Kangerlussuaq more

Arctic offer | Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1 night post cruise hotel stay. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

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Kangerlussuaq

Fly Cruise£8419pp
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2 Kangerlussuaq To Quebec City - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

11 September 2019 - 14 nights

Kangiqsualujjuaq, Quebec, Canada | Evighedsfjord | Kangaamiut, Greenland | Nuuk | Iqaluit | Lady Franklin Island | Monumental Island | Akpatok Island | Torngat Mountans National Park, Canada | L’Anse Aux Meadows | Woody Point, Newfoundland | Havere St.Pierre | Bonaventure Island | Perce | Quebec City more

Arctic offer | Includes flights, overseas transfers, 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

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Fly Cruise£8989pp
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5 Reykjavik to Churchill,Manitoba - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

20 July 2020 - 16 nights

Reykjavik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Hvalsey | Qaqortoq | Qassiarsuk | Itilleq | Nuuk | Iqaluit | Lady Franklin Island | Monumental Island | Lower Savage Islands | Akpatok Island | Cape Dorset | Churchill | Churchill more

Includes flights, and overseas transfers. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

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Qaqortoq

Fly Cruise£10399pp
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6 Pristine Greenland - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

04 August 2020 - 12 nights

Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Nuuk | Nuuk | Disko Bay | Iiulissat, Greenland | Iiulissat, Greenland | Disko Bay | Iiulissat, Greenland | Disko Bay | Copenhagen | Copenhagen more

FREE door-to-door transfers in the UK! Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay In Reykjavik and 1 night post-cruise hotel stay in Copenhagen. Early payment discount of £500pp included - pay in full to receive these prices

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Fly Cruise£8389pp
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7 Churchill, Manitoba to Kangerlussuaq - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

05 August 2020 - 16 nights

Churchill | Churchill | Cape Dorset | Cape Dorset | Lower Savage Islands | Lower Savage Islands | Monumental Island | Monumental Island | Lady Franklin Island | Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada | Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada | Qeqertarsuaq | Qeqertarsuaq | Illulisat | Illulisat | Sissimiut | Sissimiut | Nuuk | Nuuk | Evighedsfjord | Evighedsfjord | Kangaamiut, Greenland | Kangaamiut, Greenland | Kangerlussuaq | Kangerlussuaq more

Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1-night post-cruise hotel stay. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

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Fly Cruise£10599pp
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8 New York to Reykjavik - Oceania Cruises - Oceania Insignia

15 August 2020 - 15 nights

New York, United States | Newport | Boston | Bar Harbor | Halifax | Sydney, Canada | Corner Brook | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Isafjordur | Reykjavik | Reykjavik more

Exclusive offer | Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay PLUS EXCLUSIVE $100 FREE to spend on-board per couple and EXCLUSIVE FREE gratuities

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Fly Cruise£5029pp
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