Dragor is a well preserved fishing village located along the photogenic Amager coast, just about 13 kms away from Copenhagen. You cannot ask for a better place to escape the buzz of Copenhagen, and this must be the one of the most villages in Denmark that is easily accessible from Copenhagen.
houses, cobbled maze like streets, with sea by its side, Dragor is nothing
short of picture perfect village. The village is home to about 14000
Dragor’s history dates back to 12th century when this village was founded, and established as a fishing port. In early 16th century, the then king invited a bunch of Dutch farmers to settle down in the nearby town Store Magledy to help Danish people. This is probably why, the region still has many Dutch ancestry.
It’s maze like streets lead you to the sea and promenade where you can see Oresund Bridge and Sweden coast. Just around the promenade is Dragor Fort, a 1910 fortification which is now a very famous tourist attraction in Dragor. The views of both the village and of the city and bridge is just breath taking.
Dragor’s rustic atmosphere has attracted many tourists all over the world. People go here to take a stroll among the pretty houses, or simple soak in the culture and local events.
1. Bus 350 takes you directly to this village from Copenhagen city centre. The bus journey takes about 45 minutes. Alternatively, it’s only 10 minutes from Copenhagen Airport.