Crossing the Bridge - Dragôr to Malmô - Two countries in one day !

Cultural & Theme Tours in Denmark

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We cross Copenhagen harbour and then travel into Orestad.Coming to Dragor we talk about the history of this pretty fishing village, including its Dutch connections and encourage people to explore it. There is time here to eat, to walk down to the sea, to visit Dragor Fort and to do some shopping in the interesting little independent shops. After this and a photo-stop to get a picture of the Oresund Bridge.Then we approach Broen, The Oresund Bridge, made famous by the television series of the same name. As we cross the Bridge, we tell the story of its construction and why there is a tunnel at the Danish end. During our stay in Malmo, there is time to visit Malmohus, or visit Moderna Museet, the modern art gallery, or visit the indoor Hansa Shopping Centre. One can also eat something in one of Malmo's many, many restaurants and bars. If you're young at heart, go and visit the student quarter, Mollevangs Torget, with its alternative restaurants and cafes.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Oerestad, Copenhagen, ZealandWe cross Copenhagen harbour and then travel into Orestad. The whole suburb is new with some of Denmark's best modern architecture. After telling the story of Orestad, we travel through Vest Amager, past family homes from the 1970s, standing on long, orderly streets. Then we enter the countryside, telling our visitors about the history of Kongenlund and why it was planted.Stop At: Dragor Havn, Copenhagen, ZealandComing to Dragor we talk about the history of this pretty fishing village, including its Dutch connections and encourage people to explore it. There is time here to eat, to walk down to the sea, to visit Dragor Fort and to do some shopping in the interesting little independent shops. After this and a photo-stop to get a picture of the Oresund Bridge, we travel around the side of Copenhagen Airport, telling the story of its history, from sheep eating the grass on the runway, to today's successful gateway to the world, that handles 29 million passengers per year.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Oresund Bridge, Malmo, Skane CountyThen we approach Broen, The Oresund Bridge, made famous by the television series of the same name. As we cross the Bridge, we tell the story of its construction and why there is a tunnel at the Danish end. We arrive on the Swedish side at Stenoren, an area made out of compressed rubbish and then go through passport control. On our right is Bunkeflo and we tell how this little village helped change Danes' perception of living in Malmo and working in Copenhagen, so boosting Malmo's income and regenerating an industrial city.Duration: 5 minutesPass By: Malmohus, Malmo, Skane County We drive past Malmohus, which is Malmo's Castle and dates back to the 1500s. You can do a filmed shot on your phone here, where you can pan from Malmohus, 180 degrees and then at the end of the shot, you see the Turning Torso.Stop At: Malmo City Hall, Malmo, Skane CountyAs we travel through Malmo's suburbs, we tell the city's story from the first settlements in the Stone Age, through the city's incorporation into Sweden and up to the present day's Region Skane. We drive past Malmohus, which is Malmo's Castle and dates back to the 1500s. You can do a filmed shot on your phone here, where you can pan from Malmohus, 180 degrees and then at the end of the shot, you see the Turning Torso, Malmo's skyscraper and Sweden's tallest inhabited building. We drop everyone at Stor Torget, Malmo's largest square, which dates back to the 1530s. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

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  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board

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