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Nanortalik
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Nanortalik

Nanortalik is a small town located in southwestern Greenland, on the shores of the Labrador Sea. It is the tenth largest town in Greenland, with a population of roughly 2,000 people.

Nanortalik is surrounded by mountains and fjords, making it a popular destination for tourists seeking to experience the unique beauty of Greenland's natural environment. The town is home to a number of historical sites, including the ruins of a Viking settlement, which is believed to have been established in the 11th century.

Nanortalik is a major fishing port and is known for its vibrant culture and traditional Inuit art. The town is home to a number of galleries and museums, which showcase the region's rich artistic heritage.

The town is also home to a number of cultural events, including the annual Nanortalik Music Festival, which takes place each summer. This festival celebrates the traditional music of Greenland, as well as the music of other Arctic nations.

Nanortalik is also known for its spectacular natural scenery, with numerous glaciers, mountains, and fjords in the surrounding area. The town is also home to a number of national parks, which offer visitors the opportunity to explore the unique landscape of Greenland.

Nanortalik's history is closely intertwined with the history of Greenland. The town was founded in 1770 and was the first settlement in Greenland to be established by Europeans. In the 19th century, Nanortalik was a major center of trade between the Inuit and Europeans, and the town played an important role in the development of Greenland.

Excursion tips for a day in Nanortalik

As a tourist in Nanortalik, Greenland, there are many exciting activities to enjoy in a single day. Here are some of the top things to do:

1. Visit the Nanortalik Museum to learn about the history and culture of the area.

2. Take a boat tour to explore the stunning fjords of the region.

3. Enjoy some of the local cuisine, such as traditional Greenlandic dishes like suaasat, kiviak, and kujataq.

4. Go fishing and catch some of the local Arctic char.

5. Take a hike through the stunning landscapes of Nanortalik Island.

6. Visit the nearby town of Qaqortoq to explore the shops and galleries.

7. Go kayaking or canoeing through the many waterways of the area.

8. Go whale watching and spot some of the local species.

9. Take a boat tour to the nearby Narsaq Fjord and explore the stunning scenery.

10. Visit some of the local churches and learn about the area’s religious history.

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The climate in Nanortalik

Nanortalik in Greenland experiences a cold and wet climate throughout the year. During the winter months (November to April), temperatures average around -20°C and the area is covered in snow and ice. The spring season (May to June) brings slightly warmer temperatures and the snow and ice start to melt. Summer (July to August) is the warmest season with temperatures reaching up to 10°C, although the area is still quite wet. Finally, autumn (September to October) brings cooling temperatures and less rain.

Cruise weather for Nanortalik

Our weather forecast for Nanortalik helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 7.5 °C
min: 4.4 °C
11.9 m/s
12.2 m/s
41.1 %
11.7 m
84.5 %
1,011 hPa
05:16:51
22:56:33
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 9.6 °C
min: 5.1 °C
18.7 m/s
24.8 m/s
95.9 %
14.1 m
82.7 %
1,003 hPa
05:19:02
22:54:25
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 6.1 °C
min: 4.9 °C
10.8 m/s
12.2 m/s
98.4 %
12.5 m
91.8 %
998 hPa
05:21:14
22:52:14
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 4.9 °C
min: 3.5 °C
17.3 m/s
19.4 m/s
80.3 %
13.8 m
91.8 %
1,002 hPa
05:23:29
22:50:01
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 9.6 °C
min: 3.3 °C
9.0 m/s
10.0 m/s
65.5 %
18.3 m
76.2 %
1,004 hPa
05:25:44
22:47:45
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 8.4 °C
min: 3 °C
16.9 m/s
22.3 m/s
70.4 %
14.5 m
88.3 %
1,003 hPa
05:28:01
22:45:27
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 6.0 °C
min: 4 °C
22.0 m/s
27.4 m/s
100.0 %
14.6 m
84.6 %
994 hPa
05:30:19
22:43:07
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 4.3 °C
min: 2.7 °C
13.7 m/s
17.6 m/s
84.0 %
11.7 m
93.3 %
997 hPa
05:32:38
22:40:44
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 5.8 °C
min: 2.4 °C
14.8 m/s
15.8 m/s
14.2 %
21.8 m
85.8 %
1,004 hPa
05:34:58
22:38:20
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 4.0 °C
min: 2.6 °C
14.4 m/s
16.9 m/s
75.0 %
24.0 m
89.6 %
1,007 hPa
05:37:18
22:35:53
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 6.1 °C
min: 2.5 °C
13.0 m/s
15.1 m/s
37.3 %
23.1 m
83.3 %
1,015 hPa
05:39:40
22:33:24
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 5.3 °C
min: 3.5 °C
11.9 m/s
15.5 m/s
22.5 %
22.9 m
81.2 %
1,013 hPa
05:42:02
22:30:54
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 5.4 °C
min: 2.7 °C
13.7 m/s
18.0 m/s
34.4 %
24.1 m
83.1 %
1,014 hPa
05:44:25
22:28:22
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 5.6 °C
min: 2.6 °C
12.2 m/s
11.9 m/s
20.5 %
20.9 m
82.6 %
1,012 hPa
05:46:48
22:25:48

Cruises to Nanortalik

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Scheduled ship calls in Nanortalik, Greenland
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 MS Zuiderdam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Seabourn Quest 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 Norwegian Star 06:00 am 02:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Caribbean Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 MS Volendam 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 15th 2024 Thursday, 15th of Aug. 2024 MS Nieuw Statendam 07:00 am 01:00 pm
Aug. 16th 2024 Friday, 16th of Aug. 2024 Norwegian Star 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 21st 2024 Wednesday, 21st of Aug. 2024 Emerald Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Caribbean Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Pride 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 27th 2024 Tuesday, 27th of Aug. 2024 Norwegian Star 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Sep. 2024 Norwegian Star 06:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 13th 2024 Friday, 13th of Sep. 2024 Jewel of the Seas 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Pride 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Sep. 2024 Silver Endeavour 06:30 am 11:30 am
Mar. 17th 2025 Monday, 17th of Mar. 2025 LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT 12:00 am 12:00 am
Mar. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Mar. 2025 LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 28th 2025 Monday, 28th of Apr. 2025 LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 24th 2025 Saturday, 24th of May 2025 MS Volendam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 31st 2025 Saturday, 31st of May 2025 Carnival Pride 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 6th 2025 Sunday, 6th of Jul. 2025 Norwegian Star 06:00 am 02:00 pm
Jul. 13th 2025 Sunday, 13th of Jul. 2025 MS Nieuw Statendam 12:00 pm 06:00 pm
Jul. 22nd 2025 Tuesday, 22nd of Jul. 2025 Island Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Jul. 2025 MS Zuiderdam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Jul. 2025 MS Volendam 10:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2025 Friday, 1st of Aug. 2025 Norwegian Star 06:00 am 02:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2025 Thursday, 7th of Aug. 2025 Emerald Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2025 Thursday, 7th of Aug. 2025 MS Marina 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 9th 2025 Saturday, 9th of Aug. 2025 Island Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 13th 2025 Wednesday, 13th of Aug. 2025 Crown Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2025 Friday, 22nd of Aug. 2025 Seabourn Sojourn 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 23rd 2025 Saturday, 23rd of Aug. 2025 Carnival Pride 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 23rd 2025 Saturday, 23rd of Aug. 2025 Emerald Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 3rd 2025 Wednesday, 3rd of Sep. 2025 Norwegian Star 06:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 4th 2025 Thursday, 4th of Sep. 2025 Azamara Quest 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 10th 2025 Wednesday, 10th of Sep. 2025 Silver Wind Expedition 06:30 am 11:30 am

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