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Qaqortoq, Greenland Luxury Cruises

Qaqortoq is South Greenland's largest town, and with 3,000 inhabitants to its name, cruisers travelling through this idyllic coastal city are sure to be enraptured by its intimate atmosphere and lack of bilious commercial interest. The focus here is on nature, and plenty of it. The pleasant town centre is beautifully contrasted with the surrounding countryside, which is a breath-taking blend of verdant green hills, majestic icy rivers, and amazing mountain peaks.

The region is known not just for its stunning landscape, but also for the abundance of historical sites and archaeological wonders. The township itself is blessed with a rich culture, containing beautiful colonial buildings, some of which date back as far as 1775. As well as hiking trails that lead to pristine cliff tops ruins that have stood since the island was ruled by Vikings, cruisers can also get a look at such marvels as ancient arrowheads on their travels.

Sightseeing in Qaqortoq

Northern Lights

These spellbinding natural displays of awe-inspiring colours have been revered for decades as one of the finest sights a traveller can hope to see. There are numerous guide companies in Qaqortoq who operate year-round tours, enabling cruisers to get the rare opportunity to observe this spectacular phenomenon in person. From Qaqortoq, cruisers are likely to head into the network of fjords and glaciers that surround the township. Experienced guides will accompany you through these natural wonders, before making camp in a perfect spot in which to observe the vivid lightshow of the Aurora Borealis.

Hvalsey Church

Just a walk away from the centre of Qaqortoq, this stunning historical site is one of the most well-preserved ancient Christian churches to be found on any continent. The foundations of this amazing piece of cultural history have stood for centuries, and to this day are beautifully preserved by local conservation groups. This is one of the last vestiges of the rule of the original Norse settlers, and as such is a splendid historical feature which any cruiser is sure to be intrigued by.

Hot Springs

If you are looking for a truly unique experience further afield, make sure to charter a ferry and sail to the tiny deserted island of Uunartoq, which rests between the isles of Alluitsup Paa and Nanoraltik. Here, cruisers will find an awe-inspiring natural wonder in the form of three stone-ringed pools which contain the only springs in Greenland which are perfect for bathing. Surrounded by towering peaks, and floating icebergs, this brilliant nature spot is not to be missed.

Shopping in Qaqortoq

The authenticity of this intimate township can be seen especially within the wares which are sold by its local craftsmen. The pieces on offer here are far removed from the typical tourist fare, with items such as shark tooth necklaces, precious stones mined from the surrounding mountains, and handmade artworks all abundant within the countless workshops.

Eating out in Qaqortoq

A key part of the cuisine culture in Greenland is the quality meat, which comes plentifully and cheaply. Many of the eateries in Qaqortoq offer a delicious collection of dishes which offer everything from salmon to reindeer, and all prepared according to traditional recipes. A unique dining experience if there ever was one.

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1 Copenhagen to London
23 July 2019 - 32 nights

Copenhagen, Denmark | Stockholm, Sweden | Helsinki (Finland) | St. Petersburg, Russia | St. Petersburg, Russia | St. Petersburg, Russia | Tallin, Estonia | Helsingborg | Skagen | Southampton | Edinburgh | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Londonderry | Belfast | Dublin | Southampton more

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2 Vikings & Royals
04 August 2019 - 20 nights

Southampton | Edinburgh | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Londonderry | Belfast | Dublin | Southampton more

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3 London to Copenhagen
04 August 2019 - 31 nights

Southampton | Edinburgh | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Londonderry | Belfast | Dublin | Southampton | Brussels / Brugge (Zeebrugge) | Kiel Canal | Stockholm, Sweden | Helsinki (Finland) | St. Petersburg, Russia | St. Petersburg, Russia | Tallin, Estonia | Klaipeda | Gdansk | Copenhagen, Denmark more

Fly Cruise£8079pp
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4 Route Of The Vikings II
06 August 2019 - 24 nights

Reykjavik | Qaqortoq | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen), Greenland | Sisimiut (formerly Holsteinsborg), Greenland | Iiulissat, Greenland | Iqaluit | Monumental Island | Lady Franklin Island, Nunavut, Canada | Akpatok Island | L'anse Aux Meadow | Havre-Saint-Pierre | Sept-Iles, Canada | Saguenay, Canada | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec more

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5 Seas of Inspiration
28 August 2019 - 30 nights

Southampton | Brussels / Brugge (Zeebrugge) | Amsterdam | Copenhagen, Denmark | Gothenburg | Oslo | Stavanger | Bergen | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Akureyri | Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Qaqortoq | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | St John's, Newfoundland | Bar Harbor, Maine, US | Boston, Massachusetts | New York more

Fly Cruise£8489pp
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6 Kangerlussuaq to Reykjavik
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29 August 2019 - 13 nights

Kangerlussuaq | Sisimiut | Illiulissat | Disko Bay | Qeqertarsuaq, Godhavn, Greenland | Western Coast Of Greenland | Paamiut | Qassiarsuk | Qaqortoq | Hvalsey | Skjolden/Sognefjord | Stykkisholmur | Reykjavik more

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7 Ultimate World Cruise
31 August 2019 - 244 nights

London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) | Dublin | Liverpool | Holyhead | Belfast | Ullapool | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon, Scotland | Lerwick | Bergen | Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Reykjavik | Nanortalik | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadow | Saguenay, Canada | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec | Montréal, Québec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay, Canada | Gaspe, Quebec | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston, Massachusetts | Boston, Massachusetts | New York | New York | New York | Hamilton | Hamilton | Antigua | Roseau | Basseterre | Philipsburg, St Maarten | Tortola | Charlotte Amalie | San Juan | San Juan | San Juan | Bridgetown, Barbados | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Recife | Salvador De Bahia | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Montevideo | Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires | Montevideo | Puerto Madryn | Stanley | Stanley | Ushuaia | Punta Arenas, Chile | Puerto Chacabuco | Puerto Montt | Valparaiso | Valparaiso | Valparaiso | La Serena | Iquique | Arequipa | Pisco, San Martin, Peru | Lima | Quito (Manta) | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Puerto Quetzal | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | Los Angeles | Los Angeles | Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Bora Bora | Rarotonga | Tongatapu, Tonga | Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji Islands | Bay Of Islands, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Rotorua, New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Christchurch | Dunedin | Hobart | Melbourne | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali | Semarang (Borobudur) | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Xiamen | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Haikou, China | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Manila | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Koh Samui, Thailand | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | George Town (Penang) | Colombo | Colombo | Cochin | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat, Oman | Aqaba | Luxor (Safaga) | Alexandria, Egypt | Valletta, Malta | Tunis (La Goulette) | Cagliari | Algiers | Murcia, Spain | Granada (Malaga) | Strait Of Gibraltar | Porto | Dover (London), England | London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) more

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8 Tromsø to St Johns, Newfoundland
05 September 2019 - 30 nights

Tromso | Tromso | Bear Island | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Scoresby Sund | Scoresby Sund | Scoresby Sund | Scoresby Sund | Ittoqqortoormiit | Ittoqqortoormiit | Reykjavik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Nanortalik | Nanortalik | Uunartoq Island, Greenland | Uunartoq Island, Greenland | Hvalsey | Hvalsey | Qaqortoq | Qaqortoq | Nuuk | Nuuk | Iqaluit | Iqaluit | Lady Franklin Island | Monumental Island | Monumental Island | L'anse Aux Meadow | Twillengate | St John's, Newfoundland more

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9 North Atlantic Quest
11 September 2019 - 16 nights

Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Qaqortoq | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | St John's, Newfoundland | Bar Harbor, Maine, US | Boston, Massachusetts | New York more

Fly Cruise£4859pp
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10 In the Wake of the Vikings - Bergen to Montreal
14 September 2019 - 14 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Reykjavik | Nanortalik | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadow | Saguenay, Canada | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec more

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11 Longyearbyen to Churchill
09 July 2020 - 27 nights

Oslo | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Jan Mayen | Akureyri | Cruise Along Hornbjard Cliffs | Vigur | Dyjandi | Latrabjarg Cliffs | Reykjavik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Hvalsey | Qassiarsuk | Itilleq | Nuku Hiva | Iqaluit | Lady Franklin Island | Monumental Island | Lower Savage Islands | Akpatok Island | Cape Dorset | Churchill | Churchill more

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12 London to Dublin
23 August 2020 - 36 nights

Southampton | Plymouth | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Lerwick | Haugesund | Kristiansund, Norway | Copenhagen, Denmark | Stockholm, Sweden | Helsinki (Finland) | St. Petersburg, Russia | St. Petersburg, Russia | Tallin, Estonia | Riga | Visby | Copenhagen, Denmark | Kiel Canal | Amsterdam | Amsterdam | Brussels / Brugge (Zeebrugge) | London (Tilbury), England | Dublin more

Fly Cruise£9159pp
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13 London to Stockhlom
23 August 2020 - 22 nights

Southampton | Plymouth | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Lerwick | Haugesund | Kristiansund, Norway | Copenhagen, Denmark | Stockholm, Sweden more

Fly Cruise£6419pp
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14 In the Wake of the Vikings - Bergen to Montreal
27 August 2020 - 14 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Reykjavik | Nanortalik | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadow | Saguenay, Canada | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec more

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15 Tromso To Halifax
17 September 2020 - 27 nights

Tromso | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Svalbard Archipelago | Scoresby Sund | Scoresby Sund | Scoresby Sund | Ittoqqortoormiit | Reykjavik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Nanortalik | Uunartoq Island, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Hvalsey | St Anthony | Woody Point, Newfoundland | Baddeck | Louisbourg (Cape Breton Island) | Halifax, Nova Scotia more

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16 Reykjavik to Halifax (Nova Scotia)
01 October 2020 - 13 nights

Reykjavik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Nanortalik | Uunartoq Island, Greenland | Hvalsey | Qaqortoq | St Anthony | Woody Point, Newfoundland | Baddeck | Louisbourg (Cape Breton Island) | Halifax, Nova Scotia more

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17 Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq
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08 June 2021 - 14 nights

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