Cruises from Tasiilag
Tasiilaq (meaning “the place with a lake”, and known as Ammassalik until 1997) is a town (population 2,000) in SE Greenland, just 106 km below the Arctic Circle, and 760 km due west of Reykjavik in Iceland. It lies on the southeastern coast of Ammassalik Island, lying tightly against the mainland. The research station Sermilik is located 15 km northwest of Tasiilaq on the west coast of the island. Tasiilaq is on the shore of a natural harbour, Tasiilaq Fjord.
Visitors in summer can expect a daily range of temperatures from 10 to 2 deg.C. Tasiilaq is the main location where East Greenlandic is spoken.