City Quarters

Odense has many different quarters to explore. Lets start in the original part of the city, the historic quarter. This is where Hans Christian andersen, Oluf Bager and many other prominent citizens strolled about more than 200 years ago.

From there you can go to Odense Harbour which is changing right now from industrial harbour to fashionable residential area with restaurants and activities. Continue on to the Latin Quarter in the old textile mill Brandts and finish in the southern part om Odense in Fruens Bøge where the well to do used to go on picnics.


The Old Town Quarter in Odense

The Old Town dates back to medieval times and is situated on the East side of the city centre. The main streets Overgade and Nedergade, were the right places to live and where the most powerful and influential citizens had their houses and businesses. Some of the city's oldest houses ar...

Odense Harbour - restaurants, harbour bath and more

Odense Harbour was built in the beginning of the 19th century and a lot has happened since then. For 150 years it served as a busy industrial harbour,...

The Walking Street Quarter - Odense City

The dedicated walking streets of Odense’s city centre are reserved for pedestrians and their leisure, as they are filled with opportunities for shoppi...

Under the open sky

Nice weather has to be enjoyed ourdoors. This is our list of favorite places to do just that.

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Weekend getaway

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.

Street and City Art

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


Tips for shopping in Odense with suggestions for the perfect retail therapy POIs

Find the Fairy Tale Sculptures in Odense

All over the city you will encounter sculptures inspired by fairy tales - how many can you find?