Top things to do in South Greenland

Natural Feature in South Greenland

The Southern Fjords

Astonishingly grand spires of granite soar straight out of Greenland's southernmost fjords like the teeth of an interplanetary crocodile. Climbers rate the rock faces of peaks like Uiluit Qaaqa (Ketil), Ulamertorsua…
in Qaqortoq

Tele-Museum

On weekend afternoons it's well worth visiting the Tele-Museum. It traces Greenland's role in the development of transatlantic communications and has such mechanical curiosities as 1900 telephone switching table whi…
in Qaqortoq

Arctic Café

Don't expect coffee and cakes at Qaqortoq's primary drinking venue. It's easily recognised by the yellow VW crashing imaginatively out through an upper wall. In the afternoon the glassed-in terrace beyond the billia…
in Qaqortoq

Qaqortoq Museum

Qaqortoq Museum is housed in a tar-blackened 1804 building that was once the Julianehåb colony manager's house. Today its most unique features are right up on the top floor. Beautifully restored, with churchlik…
in Qaqortoq

Lyberth Charter

The cute 1859 cottage housing Lyberth Charter was the former Fortanderkabshuset (elders' council chamber). Red with green stairs, it retains the bronze 'colony bell' that once announced the start of work each mornin…
in Narsaq

Hønekroen

This converted chicken farm is now an extensive bar, billiard hall and dance joint with live music after midnight Friday and Saturday. Low ceilings, dim lights and occasional volleys of beer bottles give it a delici…
Greenlandic in Qaqortoq

Restaurant Napparsivik

In one of the loveliest beamed cottages on the old town square, this atmospheric eatery has tasteful art, wooden floors and a shiny copper serving bar. Dishes on the short menu use local fish and meat, very appetizi…
in Narsaq

Lund Cottage

Henrik Lund (1875-1948) was a priest, painter and poet whose song 'Nunarput' has since become Greenland's national anthem. Outside the red-and-green Lund Cottage, amid wildflowers, his bust sports a Lutheran priest'…
in Qaqortoq

House B22

The attractive timber House B22 was once home to a KGH trader who, legend relates, was something of a bon-vivant playboy. Indeed on occasions he was found to be 'as drunk as a pope', hence the ironic name for the ro…
in Narsarsuaq

Blue Ice Café

While this is predominantly an information office, there's ice cream and coffee (from a machine) that you can consume at leisure while reading the books. When weather and mosquitoes oblige there's a sunny patio outs…