Weekend getaway

Photo: Johan Joensen

Go on an extended weekend in Odense and experience an urban atmosphere combined with historical charm. The historic district, the cozy harbor, the green parks and the Brandts industrial area with its cafés and artisans are all part of Odense's identity.

Ideas come to you like chickens, one on top of the other.
Hans Christian Andersen

Top tips

Dine out in Odense

Tips for where to go in Odense, when you are on a weekend stay and in the mood for something delicious.

The cozy local vibe

Come and meet the locals to find out why Odense is Denmark's best place to live.

Storms Pakhus (Warehouse) - Odense Streetfood

Storms Pakhus - a gastronomic and creative food market Odense has a new, atmospheric food market of international format in Storms Pakhus' raw ind...

Events

Find big and small events in Odense. Festivals, events, concerts, entertainment and exhibitions

48 hours in Odense - explore the city with your special someone

Our recommendations on what to do during a long weekend stay in Odense.

Hans Christian Andersen's Home Town

Photo: Johan Joensen

What to do

Art and Culture

Odense has a surprisingly large selection for art and culture afficionados. Brandts is the lighthouse with its international exhibitions, but there are plenty of galleries, theaters, music scenes, festivals and smaller, local initiatives that together form a cultural base.

In the Footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen

Follow in the footsteps of our famous author - quite literally, there are footprints along the entire route - and see the most interesting places along the way. The route starts at the house in Hans Jensen's Stræde, where he was born, in what was then one of the poorest neighborhoods.

A nice cup of coffee

A nice cup of coffee is one of life's great pleasures. Here are our favorites

Feel the Presence of History in Odense

Odense is one of Denmark's oldest cities and you can feel the presence of history everywhere.

Street and City Art

Sculptures, street art and performance are all something that help set the mood of the city.

Eventyrlig weekend i Odense

Her er et bud på hvordan jeres eventyrlige weekend i Odense kan se ud.