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Bornholm

Bornholm is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, located to the east of Denmark, the south of Sweden, and the north of Poland. Its principal town is Rønne. The main industries on the island include fishing, arts and crafts like glass making and pottery using locally worked clay, and dairy farming. Bicycling around on the island is a popular activity to do in the summer. You can also enjoy yachting, fishing and golf. Highlights include: Hammershus Castle ruins (Hammershus Ruiner), Bornholm Museum, and Østerlars Church (Østerlars Kirke).

Kangerlussuaq

Kangerlussuaq is a settlement in west Greenland at the head of a fjord of the same name. The Kangerlussuaq area is home to Greenland's most diverse land-based wildlife (such as musk oxen, caribou, Arctic foxes and Gyrfalcons) and many sports & adventure tours operate from here. Worth visiting is also the peak of Sugar Loaf, 350m above sea level, where you can view the beautiful landscape of glaciers and the fantastic scenery of Kangerlussuaq City. Six flights weekly arrive from Copenhagen and connect to internal flights operated by Air Greenland to the capital Nuuk and Ilulissat amongst other locations.

Website: www.kangerlussuaqtourism.gl

Midnight Hiking to Sermermiut

This is hiking tour is accomplished under the midnight sun and takes you to Sermermiut mountain which is located approximately 1.5km south of Ilulissat. During your walk you will also visit an ancient deserted Inuit village situated on the Ice Fjord.

Operation period: May 24 to July 24

Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Fee: 200kr Reservations and inquiries: Ilulissat Tourism

Website: www.worldofgreenland.gl/ilulissat/wog02.htm

Narsaq

Narsaq also known as the “Green paradise of Greenland” is a true pearl of beauty in the otherwise extreme arctic nature of Greenland. The waters around the Narsaq peninsula are rich with seals, Salmon, Arctic Char and small whales. Even reindeers are present in this area. Narsaq is also close to Uunartoq which is known for its hot springs and waterfalls. Hiking tours are popular in this area, the Nanortalik hiking route is recommended.

Website: www.greenland-guide.gl/narsaq-tourist

Nuuk

Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland. It is located at the mouth of the Nuup Kangerlua inlet on the west coast of Greenland, about 150 miles (240 km) south of the Arctic Circle. The city was founded in 1728 by the Norwegian missionary Hans Egede when Greenland was a Norwegian colony under the Dano-Norwegian Crown. Today Nuuk – as the rest of Greenland – is populated by Inuit and Danes.

Website: www.nuuk-tourism.gl

Hotel Kangerlussuaq

You can check into the Kangerlussuaq hotel without leaving the airport. From here you can book activities such as dog sledding and helicopter rides overlooking the dramatic glaciers.

Address: P.O.Box 1006, DK-3910 Kangerlussuaq

Tel: +299 841180

Fax: +299 841284

Email: kangbook@glv.gl 8

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Website: www.glv.gl

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