Rescue route tours

Jewish Walking Tours

Book one of our unique Jewish Walking tours and discover the story of the Danish Jewry, and the dramatic rescue of the Danish Jews. 

Tours by car

If you would like a Jewish tour and discover more of Copenhagen a tour by car is an great option. 
Also the perfect solution for a shore excursion.

Classical Sights and Tours in Copenhagen

If you have more time to spend in Copenhagen, we have many exciting tour offers, like Art and Castle, Meet the Vikings and Danish Design.  

Rescue Route tours

Our Rescue Route Tours are an extension to our Jewish heritage tours in Copenhagen.

Rescue Route 1 – 3-hour tour (Tour price USD 725)
This tour is a combination of a visit to either The Jewish Museum or the Copenhagen Synagogue, followed by a visit by car to the Dragor fishing village.

Rescue Route 2 – 5-hour tour (Tour price USD 985)
This tour is a combination of our 3-hour Jewish walking tour followed by a visit by car to the Dragor fishing village.
The tour includes visits inside the Copenhagen Synagogue and the Jewish Museum.

Rescue Route 3 – 5-hour tour (Tour price USD 1.375)
On this tour we have a car available for 5 hours and is a perfect choice if you would like to combine a classic shore excursion with Jewish highlights like the Copenhagen Synagogue, the Jewish Museum and a visit to Dragor fishing village. 

On our unique Rescue Route tours, your Jewish guide will introduce you to the amazing story of Danish Jewry, from when the first Jews were invited by the king Christian 4th in 1622, up to present time. They will  also share their personal family stories. You will learn about  the true account of the miraculous rescue of their own families and more than 7,000 Danish Jews and dependants during World War 2

Brave fishermen helped more than 95 % of the Jewish population in Denmark to safety in Sweden in a heroic act, the world had never seen before. Many Jewish Danes escaped from the village Dragør on small fishing boats. One of these boats is the fishing boat Elisabeth K571. Discover the authentic fishing cutter which ferried many Danish Jews to safety in Sweden on the cold and dark nights of October 1943.

Dragør Town is a charming village with old half-timbered houses, cozy cafes and restaurants. A mere 8 miles from the center of Copenhagen, the visit to Dragør will not only evokes the past, but also give you an interesting and unique experience of life in a small Danish coastal village of today.

Below you can read more about our 3 different Rescue Route Tours.

*Please note: We only offer pre-booked tours for private parties. We do not have any open tours. 

**The prices mentioned above is the tour price – Not per person.

***The tours will be conducted in all kinds of weather.

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Rescue Route 1

Rescue Route 1, is a 3-hour tour that begins with a visit to the Jewish Museum, followed by a visit by car to Dragør fishing village, 8 miles outside Copenhagen.

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Rescue Route 2

Rescue Route 2, is a 5-hour tour including a vehicle for 2 hours. The tour starts with a 3-hours Jewish walking tour including a visit to the Synagogue and the Jewish Museum, followed by a visit to Dragør fishing village.

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Rescue Route 3

Rescue Route 3, is a 5-hour tour including a vehicle for 5-hours. The tour includes a visit to the Synagogue, the Jewish Museum and Dragør fishing village. This tour is ideal if you want to explore more of Copenhagen.

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