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Skjoldungen Fjord
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Skjoldungen Fjord

Skjoldungen Fjord is a scenic fjord located in eastern Greenland, near the town of Tasiilaq. It is part of the Sermersooq municipality, and is situated between the Scoresby Sound and the Ammassalik Island. The fjord has a total length of about 40 km, and is surrounded by majestic mountains and glaciers, making it a popular destination for tourists and photographers.

Skjoldungen Fjord is an important part of Greenland’s history, as it was the site of a major battle between the Danish and the British in 1808. The battle, which was fought in the fjord, saw the Danish forces victorious, and the British were forced to retreat. This battle marked a turning point in the history of Greenland, as it was the first time that the Danes had successfully defended their territory against a foreign power.

In the modern day, Skjoldungen Fjord is a popular tourist destination, offering visitors the chance to experience the stunning beauty of the fjord and the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Visitors can take part in activities such as kayaking, fishing, and hiking, as well as cultural tours of the area. There are also a number of small villages located along the fjord, where visitors can learn more about the local culture and history.

Skjoldungen Fjord is a beautiful and historically significant area of Greenland, and is well worth a visit for any traveler. With its stunning scenery, plentiful activities, and rich history, it is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Excursion tips for a day in Skjoldungen Fjord

As a tourist in Skjoldungen Fjord in Greenland, there are a variety of activities to enjoy during your day. Here are some of the possibilities:

1. Take a boat tour of the fjord and explore the stunning scenery.
2. Go kayaking and take in the unique views of the fjord from the water.
3. Hike to the top of a nearby mountain and admire the view of the fjord from a higher perspective.
4. Go fishing in the fjord and catch some of the local species of fish.
5. Visit a nearby glacier and explore the unique landscape.
6. Take a boat to one of the nearby islands and explore the wildlife.
7. Go whale watching and look for some of the local species of whales.
8. Go camping in the area and spend the night under the stars.
9. Visit a nearby village and learn about the local culture and customs.
10. Take a boat tour of the nearby icebergs and explore their unique shapes.

Experience Skjoldungen Fjord with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Skjoldungen Fjord. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Skjoldungen Fjord

The climate in Skjoldungen Fjord in Greenland is generally cold and dry, with temperatures ranging from -25°C in winter to 10°C in summer. In spring, temperatures gradually increase, with snow melting and days becoming longer. During the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 10°C, with the sun shining for up to 18 hours per day. Autumn brings cooler temperatures and shorter days, with snowfall beginning in late October. Winter is long and cold, with temperatures dropping to -25°C and snowfall continuing until April.

Cruise weather for Skjoldungen Fjord

Our weather forecast for Skjoldungen Fjord 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. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 4.2 °C
min: 2.8 °C
30.6 m/s
37.8 m/s
99.4 %
14.2 m
94.2 %
1,002 hPa
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 5.9 °C
min: 3.4 °C
21.6 m/s
29.9 m/s
58.0 %
23.6 m
75.6 %
1,007 hPa
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 6.2 °C
min: 4 °C
20.5 m/s
26.3 m/s
100.0 %
13.3 m
91.9 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 5.0 °C
min: 3.9 °C
19.1 m/s
28.1 m/s
97.5 %
7.9 m
97.2 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 6.2 °C
min: 4.7 °C
18.0 m/s
23.0 m/s
99.5 %
12.9 m
94.9 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 6.5 °C
min: 4.8 °C
17.3 m/s
20.9 m/s
74.8 %
14.4 m
91.4 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 6.8 °C
min: 4.1 °C
26.6 m/s
44.3 m/s
99.9 %
14.8 m
90.5 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 5.0 °C
min: 3.9 °C
36.4 m/s
49.7 m/s
99.9 %
9.2 m
95.7 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 5.1 °C
min: 3.9 °C
19.2 m/s
22.7 m/s
100.0 %
6.5 m
98.1 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 5.4 °C
min: 4.4 °C
7.2 m/s
6.8 m/s
88.7 %
7.3 m
97.6 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 5.0 °C
min: 4.2 °C
10.8 m/s
11.9 m/s
95.9 %
6.8 m
96.2 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 4.1 °C
min: 3 °C
20.9 m/s
24.8 m/s
99.6 %
13.4 m
95.6 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 4.5 °C
min: 3.2 °C
23.8 m/s
28.1 m/s
98.8 %
2.6 m
97.5 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 4.3 °C
min: 2.7 °C
24.1 m/s
29.2 m/s
92.7 %
12.0 m
94.1 %
1,011 hPa

Cruises to Skjoldungen Fjord

Would you like to travel to Skjoldungen Fjord on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Skjoldungen Fjord.

Scheduled ship calls in Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Seabourn Venture 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Aug. 16th 2024 Friday, 16th of Aug. 2024 LE LYRIAL 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 27th 2024 Tuesday, 27th of Aug. 2024 Scenic Eclipse 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Sep. 2024 Seabourn Venture 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Jul. 30th 2025 Wednesday, 30th of Jul. 2025 Seabourn Venture 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2025 Tuesday, 12th of Aug. 2025 LE LYRIAL 12:00 am 12:00 am

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