Month: October 2020

Farm buildings of Upernaviarsuk agricultural station near Qaqortoq

Day trip to Upernaviarsuk – South Greenland

Upernaviarsuk Research Station is an experimental farm and school, and an important component of the Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage-listed areas of South Greenland. They have managed to grow everything from root vegetables to iceberg lettuce to strawberries here, despite the sub-arctic climate. Read more about this Government initiative to expand the range of produce that …

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UNESCO Heritage Listed Hvalsey Church near Qaqortoq - South Greenland

Day trip to Hvalsey Church – South Greenland

The best-preserved Viking (Norse) ruin in Greenland, Hvalsey Church is a must-see for visitors to the southern part of the island. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of Kujataa (5 areas of South Greenland protected for their evidence of sub-arctic farming practices spanning several centuries), it is a wonderful half-day trip from …

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