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Welcome to Odense

Hometown of Hans Christian Andersen

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 spots.

Who are your travelling companions?

Whoever you choose to holiday with, Odense has something to offer. There's plenty on offer for families with children and lucky grandparents on a trip with the grandchildren. Odense also has a great offer on the cultural front and for those interested in history. At the same time, Odense is a big city with plenty of urban vibes - perfect for a girls' trip or a romantic getaway with your favorite human.

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Where to stay?

Whether you want luxury accommodation in a nice hotel or a night in the open in a shelter (or everything in between), Odense can do it too. We have hotels in all price ranges, two campsites, hostels and plenty of bed & breakfasts. And should you be into shelter holidays, click here.