Discover Odense

Photo: Johan Joensen

Odense is H.C. Andersen's hometown and located conveniently in the middle of the country - but we have more to offer. Green oases and a stream right in the centre, a historic city centre, 2.7 km pedestrian street, + 540 km bike path and perhaps Europe's most beautiful Gothic cathedral.

5 Good Reasons To Choose Odense

The cozy local vibe

Discover Odense as the locals do, from their favorite eateries and coffee shops, their favorite weekend spots, to what they do when it rains and more. Here you can find tips and tricks from the locals for a trip to Denmark's green metropolis, Odense.


The restaurant scene in Odense has really evolved over the last 5 years. Reportedly we now have more restaurants per inhabitant than any other Danish city. The selection is varied and offers something for everyone; from traditional Danish to authentic Japanese, large bistros and gourmet re...

Feel the Presence of History in Odense

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

Hans Christian Andersen's Hometown

Get to know Odense's most famous son, Hans Christian Andersen. The multi artist Andersen impressed with fairy tales, plays, biographies, travel accounts, paper art and more. Visit the local attractions that each point the spotlight on one or more sides to our famous fairy tale writer.

Bicycling in Odense

Odense is generally known as Denmark's cycling city number 1 with more than 540 km. cycling paths.

Accommodation in Odense

Hotels in Odense

Bed and Breakfast in Odense

Vandrerhjem i Odense

Fyn is a Must See

Odense is the natural center of Funen and there are lots of fun, exciting and beautiful experiences within a short distance.


Egeskov - The Living Castle in Funen   Egeskov is no ordinary castle – it is one of Europe’s finest Renaissance buildings, featuring a real moat, s...

Faaborg Museum

A COMPLETE ART EXPERIENCE SINCE 1915 Faaborg Museum is a Gesamtkunstwerk featuring painting, sculpture, architecture and furniture design – and the o...


Delicious food in historic surroundings It's hard to find a cafe with a better view and a richer history than Café CLAY in Middelfart. The café...

The Funen Experience

Fyn is affectionately known as Denmark's garden and it is green and lush as few other regions in DK

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