town in Greenland

Narsaq is in southern Greenland.

Church in Narsaq


Narsaq, with a population over 1,500, is one of the largest towns in southern Greenland. Qaqortoq, however, is much larger.

Get inEdit

  • By regular or charter boat from Narsarsuaq or Qaqortoq
  • By helicopter from Narsarsuaq or Qaqortoq. The heliport is just outside the town, to the northwest.
  • By 2-3 day hike from Qassiarsuk

Get aroundEdit

Walking. It is possible to walk around the whole town in less than an hour.

There is a gasoline station in the south of Narsaq.


  • 1 Narsap Ilua, Panernamut (Drive on the road north from Narsaq Kayak Hostel; turn right on Paneramut). Small village to the north of Narsaq, with beautiful views of the mountains. The road along which this village is situated continues into the mountains themselves, for those who are really interested in exploring.


Hike to the nearby mountain Qaqqarsuaq (650m) and enjoy a 360 deg view of the town, fjords filled with icebergs, other mountains and icecap. Approx. 1,5h hike from the town center.



  • 1 Klara Restaurant (Cafe Narsaq), Alanngunnguup Saqqaa.


  • 1 Cafe Inugssuk, Louisep Aqq B-93, +299 49 77 28.
  • 2 Arctic Cafe, Tobiap Aqq, +299 66 14 19.


  • 1 Narsaq Kayak Hostel, Ortooqqap Aqq, +299 66 52 37.
  • 2 Brugsen, Inuusuttut Aqq, +299 66 13 14.


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