Under the open sky

Photo: Johan Joensen

Odense is known as a green city, here are plenty of parks and green areas throughout the city. In fact, it has been decided that, in the city centre,  the nearest green area can never be more than 300 m away.

At leve er ikke nok. Solskin, frihed og en lille blomst må man ha'.
H.C. Andersen

Gardens and Parks

The Romantic Garden Sanderumgaard

Explore the romantic garden, which has been recreated by it's current owners to reflect the peaceful style originally set up by Johan Bülow in the period 1793-1828. He erected minimalistic gazebos and memorials at idyllic locations around the garden, often in order to stimulate thought and...

The Fairy Tale Garden

The garden is situated in the quarter between the city centre and Sankt Knudsgade. It was established by a book club in 1876. This meant that it was c...

Kongens Have (King's Garden) in Odense

Kongens Have was laid out as a Baroque garden in the 1720s on the basis of a plan by Johann Cornelius Krieger. Many changes have taken place since t...

Botanical Garden

The Cultural Botanical Garden is one of Odense's green parks, but with its own distinctive character. The garden has several functions, as the municipality wants it used both as a common green area, inspiration garden for garden lovers and as a training location for kindergartens and schoo...

Munkemose Park

In 1881, Odense Municipality bought the area from Munke Mølle's factories because they wanted to keep it free of buildings. It was a low-lying bog and...

Klosterhaven - Medicinal Herbs

Just down the street from the cathedral, an old wrought iron gate shows you the way to Klosterhaven (The Monastery Garden). Many consider this to be o...

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Green areas nearby

Fruens Bøge Skov (Woodland)

Fruens Bøge Skov (Beech Wood Forest) is a woodland park by the river. It originally belonged to Christiansdal Manor, but was purchased by Odense Municipality in 1875. Already at the beginning of the 19th century, the local upper middle classes went on outings and picnics in Fruens Bøge ...

Tarup-Davinde

The landscape is changing rapidly. Gravel excavation is turning the region into an area of lakes. This is the largest area af gravel excavation in Fyn County. The area has supplied gravel to country for the pasrt century, and looks set to continue doing so for the next 50 years. The Ibjerg...

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Fitness in the nature

Outdoor Gym Munkemose

The gym in Munke Mose has fitness equipment for both children and adults and some are placed together so that you can compete with each other. The gym...

Outdoor Gym Paaskestraede / Aastien

This outdoor gym is primarily intended for adults and teens and you will find no dedicated fitness equipment for children. This does not mean that chi...

Funky Monkey Park (Climbing Park)

Welcome to Denmark's largest climbing park Funky Monkey Park offers challenges and adventures for all ages with 9 climbing lanes and 16 cable way...

Padelsport on Odense Harbour

Use the holiday actively, take the whole family or friends out to try the new sport padel at Odense Harbour. You can book online on the web site.

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