Top things to do in Disko Bay

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Restaurant Ulo

Greenlandic staples like halibut and muskox get an imaginative twist at this fusion restaurant in Hotel Arctic. The chefs' love of local ingredients shines through in flourishes like angelica butter and bread season…
Bay in Disko Bay

Ilulissat Kangerlua

The greatest tourist attraction in all of Greenland is the astonishing Ilulissat Kangerlua (Ilulissat Icefjord), a berg-packed bay fed by the 5km (3mi) wide and 1100m (3608ft) thick glacier Sermeq Kujalleq. The glac…
in Ilulissat

Emanuel A Petersen Art Museum

Greenlandic landscapes are on view at the Emanuel A Petersen Art Museum, where most of the works are by the eponymous Danish artist. Petersen (1894-1948) was a prolific painter, and during his career he made several…
in Ilulissat

Hunting & Fishing Museum

The newly renovated Hunting & Fishing Museum emphasises the hunting and fishing traditions of the polar Inuit, and contains both traditional and modern tools, implements and conveyances, as well as a wooden dory…
in Qeqertarsuaq

Qeqertarsuaq Museum

The Qeqertarsuaq Museum, in the beautiful former inspector's house at the harbour, has exhibitions on the town's history, including the colonial and whaling period; the Arctic Research Station; and Greenlandic Chris…
in Ilulissat

Arctic Midnight Orienteering Festival

Ilulissat hosts the Arctic Midnight Orienteering Festival each July. The event has challenging 5km, 10km, 15km and 20km courses across rough terrain. Races are held in the midnight sun, with courses of varying degre…
in Aasiaat

Aasiaat Rock Festival

During the last week of August or the first week of September the town hosts the four-day Aasiaat Rock Festival, featuring mainly Greenlandic bands alongside a clutch of groups from Scandinavia, Italy and the UK. A …
in Aasiaat

Restaurant Nanoq

Not exactly a happening spot, this is the only restaurant in town, and you need to let them know a day in advance that you'd like to eat! Fortunately, the food is pretty good, but most people come to drink as it's a…
Cafe in Ilulissat

Café Ferdinand

This airy brasserie is an excellent place to crack open a snow crab or tuck into lamb curry. Fuel up on meals ranging from tapas or burgers to fish of the day in this casual eatery inside swish Hotel Arctic.
in Aasiaat

Ameq Aasiaat

The local leathercraft shop and handicrafts centre Ameq Aasiaat focuses on traditional tanning, drying, sewing and embroidery skills. There's also a small sealskin processing plant.