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Visit Odense and enjoy interesting historical and local attractions, contemporary festivals, art, culture, and activities for the whole family.


Visiting Odense

Welcome to Odense, hometown of fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen, the world's leading robotics hub, Denmark's third largest city and so much more. We offer a wide range of cultural attractions, quality gastronomic experiences and fun events in a safe, urban environment with elements of historic charm and modern architecture side by side. The Hans Christian Andersen House is on the Lonely Planet top 12 list of museums in Europe and in addition we offer attractions covering themes like history, art, design, the cold war and more.


Our history and cultural offers combined with a thriving industry focusing on innovation, robotics, drones, and green technology make us well worth a visit. We give you an overview of the biggest attractions in Odense and our tips for what to see when you visit Denmark's third largest city. Odense hosts a lot of fun and spectacular events throughout the year. VisitOdense provides you with a list of dates to reserve in the coming year, and to gain insight on parking and public transport, how to navigate it, and other practical and helpful information. In addition, Odense Municipality is in the process of drawing up a plan for how Odense can become a climate-friendly event city.



For more information, click on the links below:

Visiting Odense

The City of Odense
  • Flakhaven 2
  • 5000 Odense C
  • Phone: + 45 66 13 13 72
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