Tips for spending the Summer in Odense

Photo: Johan Joensen

Summer in Odense equals lazy days in the city's parks, lots of festivals with music and culture, a good cup of coffee down by the river overlooking Stryget, Friday open air concerts and much more.


Events & Festivals

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


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 ...

Green City

Fyn is known as Denmark´s garden and Odense is often spoken of as the capital of Fyn.

Weekend getaway

Book a long weekend in Odense and enjoy and urban vibe combined with historic charm.

Outdoor attractions for warm days

On hot summer days, the outdoor attractions are perfect for a cultural touch. Here in Odense you can, among other things, visit the Iron Age / Viking Age in Odin's Odense and the village life in the 19th century in the Funen Village. If you are more into cute animals and playgrounds, then Odense ZOO is your goal. And you can sail there on the Odense River with Odense Aafart.

Odin's Odense - Iron Age and Viking Age

Welcome to our history Discover our living past in a village that shows life in the Iron Age and the Viking Age, which lasted from app. 500 BC t...

The Funen Village - Open Air Museum

Go back in time to the Funen open-air museum - with rural structures from the 18th and 19th century - a complete village environment has been recreate...

Odense ZOO - Zoological gardens

It's totally wild  Europe's best zoo offers unique and adventurous moments for the whole family. Fill your day with great impressions, knowledge, pla...

Odense Aafart Aps., River Cruise

Enjoy a beautiful boat trip surrounded by beautiful nature on Odense River. The tour starts at Munkemose in the centre of Odense, sails out past Odens...

Summer Tips for Odense

Each season offers its own special experiences and summer in Odense is equal to outdoor concerts, boat trips on the river, evening walks on the harbor and lots of city-, shopping- and café hygge.

Events & Festivals

Odense is known for its many events and festivals, but we also have a rich cultural life on other fronts. Odense Theater, Odeon Concert Hall, the Funen Opera and many other local forces provide a rich cultural life throughout the year.

Book your guided summer tour here

From a classic city walk to a Ghostwalk. From Hans Christian Andersen to architecture in the city center. Odense has a lot to offer, and here we have ...

Find the Fairy Tale Sculptures in Odense

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

Outdoor Art Experiences

There are plenty of opportunities to have an outdoor art experience on Funen, digitally and "live"

Weekend getaway

Book a long weekend in Odense and enjoy and urban vibe combined with historic charm.

Try our Free Digital City Walks

Photo: Johan Joensen