This majestic glacier with its vertical 60 meter wall of ice that falls directly into the fjord was a starting point of numerous French polar expeditions led by Paul Émile Victor.
This 8,600 km² island attracts many geologists, biologists and botanists thanks to the diversity of its landscapes and the richness of its fauna and flora. An arctic research Centre has been located here since 1906.
With a population of less than 2000 this is the most populous town on Greenland’s east coast. Founded by Danish explorers in 1894, visitors here can enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Valley of Flowers and Tasilaq Fjord.