Qaqortoq - Greenland

Qaqortoq (also Julianhab) is located on Julianehab Fjord, an inlet of the Labrador Sea on the southeastern coast of Greenland. Founded in 1755 by Anders Olsen, a Norwegian merchant, and named after Queen Juliana Maria of Denmark, it is a seaport and trading station. It has a population of approximately 3,600 inhabitants and is considered one of the larger towns in the southern part of Greenland. Just 3 miles north of the town is Qassiarsuk, the site of Brattahlid (meaning "steep mountain"), Erik the Red's homestead and the first Norse settlement (982) in Greenland. Nearby is Narsarsuaq Airport. There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.