Hans Christian Andersen with autumn leaves
Hans Christian Andersen's hometown

Attractions in Odense

Odense has lots of attractions for the whole family and especially Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark's history, art and culture are themes where we have a lot to offer. So whether you are looking for attractions for families with children, couples, art lovers or history lovers, here is plenty to choose from.

Guided Tours

VisitOdense offers lots of guided tours, both scheduled summer tours and tours, that you order specifically for you and your family or group.

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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 gathered this year's many fantastic guided tours. Take a look and find your favorite.

Guided tours Odense

VisitOdense offers guided tours for companies, groups and private customers. For prices, terms and inspiration, have a look at this page.

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.

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.

Art and Culture

Odense has a surprisingly large selection for art and culture afficionados.

Active Holiday

Are you looking for a bicycle holiday,golf holiday, holiday on the water or something else entirely?

Green City

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


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The 5 Most Visited Attractions in Odense

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The 5 most interesting churches in Odense

Odense Cathedral is known as one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in Denmark

Outdoor Attractions

Here is the solution if you are visiting Odense on a fine day - try some of our outdoor attractions.

Art Museum BRANDTS

BRANDTS is Denmark's first museum of art and visual culture. Here, we present over 10 exhibitions a year of new and classical art, concurrently with the present's popular images. In our changing exhibitions one can explore the new shapes of images and art, which leaves it's mark on our liv...

Tidens Samling, Museum of Everyday Life in the 20th Century

Museum Tidens Samling is a museum, showcasing everyday fashion, design and interior design in the 20th century. Here are two exhibitions, the permanen...

The Danish Railway Museum

Nostalgia and memories at the Danish Railway Museum In the middle of Odense, just beside the railway station, the museum houses an original roun...

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...

Odense Bunker Museum

Would you like to explore a fully intact 450 m2 nuclear bunker from the 1950s? This bunker has been restored to pristine condition and includes a...