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 Longyearbyen to Churchill
09 July 2020 - 27 nights

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

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2 Copenghan to Reykjavik
17 July 2020 - 18 nights

Copenhagen | Lysekil | Oslo | New Haven | Invergordon | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Torshavn | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Nuuk | Paamiut | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Reykjavik more

Fly Cruise£12569pp
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3 Reykjavik to Churchill,Manitoba
20 July 2020 - 16 nights

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

Fly Cruise£11429pp
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4 Commonwealth & Viking Route Quest
23 July 2020 - 39 nights

Southampton | Portland, England | Bantry | Foynes, Ireland | Galway | Donegal (Killybegs), Ireland | Staffa, Scotland, UK | Tobermory, Isle Of Mull | Rothesay, Isle Of Bute | Belfast | Waterford | St. Mary's, Isles Of Scilly | Southampton | Falmouth (Cornwall) | Cobh | Dublin | Falmouth (Cornwall) | Staffa, Scotland, UK | Tobermory, Isle Of Mull | Stornoway | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik | Vigur Island | Isafjordur | Qaqortoq | Nanortalik | St John's, New Foundland | Saint Pierre | Saguenay | Quebec City | Trois-Rivieres, Canada | Montreal more

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5 Copenhagen to Stockholm
05 August 2020 - 40 nights

Copenhagen | Cruising The Skagerrak & North Sea | Alesund | Trondheim | Hammerfest | Murmansk | Solovetsky Islands | Archangel | CRUISING THE BARENTS SEA | North Cape | Kristiansund | Flam | Bergen | Stavanger | Cruising The North Sea & English Channel | Southampton | Plymouth | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Torshavn | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Haugesund | Kristiansund | Copenhagen | Stockholm more

Fly Cruise£11169pp
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6 Routes of the Vikings
07 August 2020 - 24 nights

Southampton | Falmouth (Cornwall) | Cobh | Dublin | Staffa, Scotland, UK | Tobermory, Isle Of Mull | Stornoway | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik | Vigur Island | Isafjordur | Qaqortoq | Nanortalik | St John's, New Foundland | St. Pierre & Miquelon, French Territories | Saguenay | Quebec City | Trois-Rivieres, Canada | Montreal more

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7 Atlantic & Maritimes Quest
07 August 2020 - 35 nights

Southampton | Falmouth (Cornwall) | Cobh | Dublin | Staffa, Scotland, UK | Tobermory, Isle Of Mull | Stornoway | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik | Vigur Island | Isafjordur | Qaqortoq | Nanortalik | St John US Virgin Islands | St. Pierre & Miquelon, French Territories | Saguenay | Quebec City | Trois-Rivieres, Canada | Montreal | Quebec City | Quebec City | Saguenay | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec, CA | Charlotte Amalie | Halifax | Bar Harbor | Provincetown, MA, USA | Boston, Massachusetts more

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8 London to Dublin
23 August 2020 - 36 nights

Southampton | Plymouth | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Torshavn | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Haugesund | Kristiansund | Copenhagen | Stockholm | Helsinki | St Petersburg | St Petersburg | Tallinn | Riga | Visby, Sweden | Copenhagen | Kiel Canal | Amsterdam | Amsterdam | Zeebrugge | London (Tilbury) | Cruising The Celtic Sea & English Channel | Dublin more

Fly Cruise£9359pp
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9 London to Stockhlom
23 August 2020 - 22 nights

Southampton | Plymouth | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Torshavn | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Haugesund | Kristiansund | Copenhagen | Stockholm more

Fly Cruise£5649pp
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10 In the Wake of the Vikings - Bergen to Montreal
27 August 2020 - 14 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Torshavn | Reykjavik | Nanortalik | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadows, Canada | Saguenay | Quebec City | Montreal more

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11 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 | Louisburg | Halifax more

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12 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 | Louisburg | Halifax more

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13 Around the World in 180 Days
09 January 2021 - 180 nights

Miami | Key West | Cartagena, Colombia | Panama Canal | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Corinto | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Cabo San Lucas | Ensenada, Mexico | Los Angeles, California | Nawiliwili | Honolulu, Oahu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Papeete | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday Island | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali | Bali (Celukan Bawang), Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaohsiung | Taipei (Keelung) | Ishigaki (Sakishima Islands) | Okinawa, Japan | Hong Kong, China | Hong Kong, China | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ko Samui, Thailand | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Phuket | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Kochi (Cochin) | Mangalore | Mormugao, Goa | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Alanya | Rhodes | Santorini (Greece) | Kusadasi | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus), Greece | Dubrovnik, Croatia | Venice, Italy | Venice, Italy | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento/Capri | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Livorno | Saint-Tropez, France | Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville | Seville | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Saint-Malo | Southampton | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Torshavn | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Reykjavik | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax | Bar Harbor | Boston, Massachusetts | New York, United States more

Fly Cruise£39199pp
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14 Odyssey of the Stars
25 January 2021 - 164 nights

Los Angeles, California | Nawiliwili | Honolulu, Oahu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Papeete | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday Island | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali | Bali (Celukan Bawang), Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaohsiung | Taipei (Keelung) | Ishigaki (Sakishima Islands) | Okinawa, Japan | Hong Kong, China | Hong Kong, China | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ko Samui, Thailand | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Phuket | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Kochi (Cochin) | Mangalore | Mormugao, Goa | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Alanya | Rhodes | Santorini (Greece) | Kusadasi | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus), Greece | Dubrovnik, Croatia | Venice, Italy | Venice, Italy | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento/Capri | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Livorno | Saint-Tropez, France | Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville | Seville | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Saint-Malo | Southampton | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Torshavn | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Reykjavik | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax | Bar Harbor | Boston, Massachusetts | New York, United States more

Fly Cruise£45719pp
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15 Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq
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08 June 2021 - 14 nights

Reykjavik | Grundarfjordur | Qaqortoq | Igaliko | Arsukfjord | Nuuk | Evigedsfjord | Qeqertarsuaq | Uummannaq, Greenland | Storoen | Illulisat | Kangerlussuaq more

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16 Skylines & Seasides
17 June 2021 - 22 nights

Southampton | Cruising The Celtic Sea & English Channel | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Torshavn | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Reykjavik | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax | Bar Harbor | Boston, Massachusetts | New York, United States more

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17 New York to Reykjavik
30 July 2021 - 14 nights

New York, United States | Bar Harbor | St John (Bay Of Fundy), Canada | Halifax | St John S, Antigua | Nuuk | Paamiut, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Reykjavik more

Fly Cruise£4599pp
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18 New York to New York
30 July 2021 - 53 nights

New York, United States | Bar Harbor | St John (Bay Of Fundy), Canada | Halifax | St John S, Antigua | Nuuk | Paamiut, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Torshavn | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Haugesund | Stavanger | Kristiansand | Oslo | Christmas Island | Stockholm | Turk | Helsinki | St Petersburg | St Petersburg | Tallinn | Liepaja | Visby, Sweden | Ronne (Bornholm) | Wismar | Kiel Canal | Amsterdam | Amsterdam | Zeebrugge | Paris (Le Havre) | Saint-Malo | Oporto | St Georges, Bermuda | St Georges, Bermuda | New York, United States more

Fly Cruise£13289pp
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19 New York to Stockholm
30 July 2021 - 26 nights

New York, United States | Bar Harbor | St John (Bay Of Fundy), Canada | Halifax | St John S, Antigua | Nuuk | Paamiut, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Torshavn | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Haugesund | Stavanger | Kristiansand | Oslo | Copenhagen | Stockholm more

Fly Cruise£7779pp
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20 Stockholm to Stockholm
06 August 2021 - 40 nights

Stockholm | Visby, Sweden | Copenhagen | Alesund | Hammerfest | Murmansk | Solovetsky Islands | Archangel | CRUISING THE BARENTS SEA | North Cape | Molde | Haugesund | Kristiansund | Amsterdam | Zeebrugge | London | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Alesund | Copenhagen | Visby, Sweden | Stockholm more

Fly Cruise£10269pp
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21 Icelandic Sagas & The Majestic Fjords Of Greenland
21 August 2021 - 28 nights

Reykjavik | Grundarfjordur | Vigur Island | Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland | Hekla Havn | Rode O, Scoresby Sound, Greenland | Bear Island | Sydkap, Scoresby Sound, Greenland | Alpefjord | Ella | Blomster Bugt | Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Greenland | Akureyri | Seydisfjordur | Papey Iceland | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik | Heimaey, Iceland | Umivik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Hvalsey | Narsaq | Tugtutok | Brattahillo | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Maniitsoq | Sissimiut more

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22 London to London
26 August 2021 - 30 nights

London | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Alesund | Copenhagen | Visby, Sweden | Stockholm | Helsinki | St Petersburg | St Petersburg | Tallinn | Riga | Visby, Sweden | Copenhagen | Cruising The Skagerrak & North Sea | Zeebrugge | London more

Cruise Only£7019pp
23 London to Stockhlom
26 August 2021 - 20 nights

London | Cruising The Celtic Sea & English Channel | Dublin | Belfast | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Qaqortoq | Reykjavik | Isafjordur | Akureyri | Alesund | Cruising The Skagerrak & North Sea | Copenhagen | Visby, Sweden | Stockholm more

Fly Cruise£5219pp
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24 Ultimate Viking Voyage
29 August 2021 - 30 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick (Shetland Islands) | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Isle Of Man | Belfast | Dublin | Belfast | Stornoway | Torshavn | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Narsarsuaq, Greenland | L'anse Aux Meadows, Canada | Gros Morne National Park | Louisburg | Halifax | Boston, Massachusetts | UK more

Fly Cruise£20899pp
25 Majestic Fjords Of Greenland
04 September 2021 - 14 nights

Reykjavik | Heimaey, Iceland | Umivik | Umivik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Hvalsey | Qaqortoq | Narsaq | Tugtutok | Brattahillo | Itilleq | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Maniitsoq | Sissimiut | Kangerlussuaq more

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26 Majestic Fjords Of Greenland & The Canadian Arctic
04 September 2021 - 28 nights

Reykjavik | Heimaey, Iceland | Umivik | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Aapilattoq, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Hvalsey | Narsaq | Tugtutok | Brattahillo | Itilleq | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Nuuk | Maniitsoq | Sissimiut | Kangerlussuaq | Sissimiut | Ilulissat | Eqi | Qilakitsoq | Uummannaq | Upernavik | Pond Inlet | Croker Bay | Dundas Harbour (Devon Island) | Beechy Island, Nunavut, Canada | Lady Franklin Island, Nunavut, Canada | Monumental Island | St John's, New Foundland more

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27 A Viking Voyage: The Arctic to America
08 September 2021 - 20 nights

Dublin | Dublin | Belfast | Stornoway | Torshavn | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Narsarsuaq, Greenland | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadows, Canada | Gros Morne National Park | Louisburg | Halifax | Boston, Massachusetts | UK more

Fly Cruise£12179pp
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