9 days in Greenland Itinerary

9 days in Greenland Itinerary

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9 days in Greenland Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Nuuk
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Kulusuk
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 15 min
3
Qassiarsuk
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Qaqortoq
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Ilulissat
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Milan

2
nights
Nuuk

Nuuk ©
Home to a quarter of the nation's population, Nuuk represents the nation's cultural and economic center and holds the title as the world's smallest and northernmost capital.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Hans Egedes hus, then see the interesting displays at Greenland National Museum and Archives, then make a trip to Nuuk Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Qornok. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): explore the activities along Prince Christian Sound, then admire the masterpieces at Nuuk Art Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at Greenland Simulation Center.

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Milan, Italy to Nuuk is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western Greenland Time (WGT), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Milan in July, with highs in Nuuk at 14°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Kulusuk.

Things to do in Nuuk

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Prince Christian Sound
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Greenland National Museum and Archives ©
Nuuk Art Museum ©
Nuuk Art Museum
Hans Egedes hus ©
Hans Egedes hus

1
night
Kulusuk

Kulusuk ©
Kulusuk, formerly Kap Dan, is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in southeastern Greenland, located on an island of the same name. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll the grounds of New Cemetery, stroll the grounds of Old Cemetery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Kap Dan.

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You can fly from Nuuk to Kulusuk in 2 hours. In July in Kulusuk, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Qassiarsuk.

Things to do in Kulusuk

Historic Sites
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Church of Kap Dan ©
Church of Kap Dan
Old Cemetery ©
Old Cemetery
New Cemetery ©
New Cemetery

1
day
Qassiarsuk

Qassiarsuk ©
Qassiarsuk is a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality, in southern Greenland. On the 28th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Tjodhildes Church.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Qassiarsuk trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kulusuk to Qassiarsuk with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kulusuk in July, with highs in Qassiarsuk at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Qaqortoq.

Things to do in Qassiarsuk

Historic Sites
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Tjodhildes Church ©
Tjodhildes Church

1
night
Qaqortoq

Qaqortoq ©
Qaqortoq, formerly Julianehåb, is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland, located near Cape Thorvaldsen. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to Saviors Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hvalsey Church Ruins.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Qaqortoq trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Qassiarsuk to Qaqortoq. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Qassiarsuk in July: high temperatures in Qaqortoq hover around 12°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Qaqortoq

Historic Sites
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Hvalsey Church Ruins ©
Hvalsey Church Ruins

2
nights
Ilulissat

Ilulissat ©
Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. On the 30th (Thu), stroll through Eqip Sermia Glacier and then go for a walk through Sermermiut. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Jakobshavn Glacier and then examine the collection at Ilulissat Museum.

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You can fly from Qaqortoq to Ilulissat in 6 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ilulissat can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks Museums Nature
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Eqip Sermia Glacier ©
Eqip Sermia Glacier
Jakobshavn Glacier ©
Jakobshavn Glacier
Ilulissat Museum ©
Ilulissat Museum

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