When to visit?

When is the best time to visit Ilulissat?

Are you, like many others, in doubt about when to visit beautiful Ilulissat? Well, get inspired here.

With our year wheel, you get an overview of the various activities we offer, distributed over the months. Please click on the month you want to take a closer look at.

Every month has something special to offer. Summer is the absolute peak season when Ilulissat has many visitors. The summer months offer whales, sailing, mild climate and world-class hiking.
Autumn and the dark period offer long, starry nights - and days - as well as plenty of northern lights. In the autumn, you get a calm and authentic Greenlandic experience.
The winter season from mid-January through April is our winter peak season. Here the days gradually get longer and the snow is usually solid enough for a different ​​outdoor activities, such as dog sledding, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.