NB This museum is closed while a new museum is built in its stead. In the meanwhile (from app. 20th January 2018) you can visit an exhibition in the former Carl Nielsen Museum, focusing on the artistic side of Andersen.
In Odense we have a wide selection of interesting restaurants - classical and well established as well as untraditional and experimenting.
If you ask a Dane "What is Danish food to you?", chances are the answer is: Smörrebröd. Closely followed by fried pork with a white parsley sauce and roast pork with caramelized potatoes and fermented red cabbage, of course. Still, it can be difficult to find a lunch restaurant with a good selection of smörrebröd, but in Odense we have quite a few.
In a competition in the local weekly newspaper people have voted for their favourite places in Odense - and who knows the city better than the locals?
Here is a selection of the winners.
we have collected some tour suggestions for you to use as inspiration when you consider a guide tour with VisitOdense. The suggestions can ofcourse be combined and/or changed to fit your preferences.
After 14 months of intensive building, Odense's new bike and path bridge opens on May 29th. The bridge will make Odense even more attractive and accessible for pedestrians and bicyclists. Today Odense City centre is divided by a total of 15 railway tracks, but the path bridge connects the two parts. The ambitious design makes the bridge a new architectural landmark and it has already been named The City's Bridge.
In Odense you'll also find many unique specialty shops.
Clothes and felt-tip pens, shoes and boots, toys and pacifiers. Shop for and with you kids in Odense, we have a broad selection of shop for children and adults.
Odense has 5 public indoor pools. Click on a public pool on the list for further information and a direct link.
This is where you can find miniature golf courses, soccergolf, bowling alleys, laser games, paintball, softball shooting, gokart tracks, padelsport and much more.
This page lists restaurants that primarily offer traditional Danish dishes like fried pork with parsley sauce, open face sandwiches, Danish omelette and meatballs.
Freshly baked cakes, homemade Italian ice cream, handmade chocolates, wine and spirits and other delicacies.
Nothing beats a good cup of coffee whenever you need a break between shops or attractions.
Odense's nightlife has something to offer for everyone; wine and cocktail bars, clubs and pubs.
In Odense you can find many pubs with a good selection of craft beer.
Find local produce, organic specialties, health food and biodynamic food retailers in Odense.
Quality ingredients and a large selection of ecological and biodynamic products. Fresh fish and greens on the bi-weekly market days, specialties for exotic dishes at Bazarfyn or in one of the asian supermarkets or delicious homemade chocolates - all are available in Odense.