Welcome to Odense - the green capital of Fyn

VisitOdense welcomes you to Hans Christian Andersen's home town and the "capital" of the island Fyn. Odense offers charming high streets, lots of museums and activities, Odense ZOO, lovely green oasis and much more. On this page you will find information about restaurants and eateries, shopping, accommodation, events, attractions and anything else you might need to plan your holiday in Odense.

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Odense is a cultural and historical city where you can sense the city's long history clearly. Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, and his lively imagination continues to inspire the city. In Odense you can go walking in H.C. Andersen's footsteps through the historic district and sense the life of the city 200 years ago.

The inspiration can also be felt in the many annual festivals that create an exciting and inspiring city all year round. However, Odense is also a vibrant and urban city, where you have the opportunity to take part in the good local life, where you can enjoy the cozy atmosphere, taste the vibrant local food scene or go for walks in one of the city's many green oases.

To travel is to live
Hans Christian Andersen