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Boat tour to Hvalsø Church Ruins


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Enjoy a boat ride to Hvalseyfjördur and hear about Norse life here in the Middle Ages.
  • Enjoy a one-hour boat ride from Qaqortoq to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hvalsey Church Ruins

  • Learn the history of Norse settlements in Greenland

  • Stroll in the green fields and admire the ruins

Norse settlement

Admire the best-preserved Norse ruins in Greenland. Sail past the large island, Arpatsivik and the Hvalsey, and into the Hvalseyfjördur fjord with its ancient Norse name. The church ruins are set in a peaceful setting by the fjord side. Learn the history of the Norse people who lived here for 500 years during the Middle Ages. Hear why they disappeared and the last written evidence of the fascinating people.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing, windstopper jacket and flat comfortable shoes/sneakers. 

  • Walking information: N/A.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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