Hans Christian Andersen's Hometown
Get to know Odense's most famous son, Hans Christian Andersen. This multi-artist impressed his contemporaries with fairy tales, plays, biographies, travel accounts, paper art and much more.
There are many lovely places to choose from in Denmark, så why should you choose Odense? And bring your family, your friends or your partner?
We have the answer - because Odense is a big city with a small city feel, because we have the largest concentration of recognised museums outside the capital area, because we are the greenest city in Denmark, because the summer months are packed with large festivals of all kinds and because we are reinventing the city centre with nice hang-outs, a light rail, a super bike path - and because Odense is the home town of Hans Christian Andersen.
Here a 6 further solid reasons for choosing Odense as your next holiday destination.
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