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Odense
The quirky, millennium-old capital of Fyn (or Funen), Odense is populated by street corner sculptures of trolls and monster-footed benches. Hans Christian Andersen's birthplace is crammed with fairytale-related attractions. A plethora of castles awaits in the surrounding countryside, including the 1554 Egeskov Castle with its dramatic moat, 18 miles away. Bike or walk to visit manatees at the zoo, open-air museums, the impressive cathedral, the art cinema and bustling cafés, or see the town by riverboat.

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Egeskov Castle
Egeskov Castle
Attraction type: Castles
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Odense ZOO
Odense ZOO
Owner description: Odense ZOO has been elected the best zoo in Europe. We prioritize the well-being of the animals and try to give the animals as natural surroundings within their cages as possible... more Owner description: Odense ZOO has been elected the best zoo in Europe. We prioritize the well-being of the animals and try to give the animals as natural surroundings within their cages as possible, to increase the quality of their life as well as to give our visitors the experience of seeing the animals as close to their natural invironments as possible. less
Attraction type: Zoos
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The Funen Village
The Funen Village
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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The Danish Railway Museum
The Danish Railway Museum
Owner description: Experience the history of Denmark’s railways in the authentic roundhouse from 1954. We have 21 tracks featuring iconic engines and carriages. Look inside the royal carriages... more Owner description: Experience the history of Denmark’s railways in the authentic roundhouse from 1954. We have 21 tracks featuring iconic engines and carriages. Look inside the royal carriages, experience travelling first class and see Denmark’s oldest preserved steam engine from 1868. You can enter many of the museum’s engines and carriages. You can sit on the old wooden seats or stand in the driver’s cab of a steam locomotive. We provide a rewarding outing for the whole family, and visitors of all ages are welcome. Visit the child-sized Children’s Railway Station, brimming with trains and rails for you to play with. Go for a ride on the popular mini-train which runs every day. It is possible to enter many of the carriages and engines. All activities are free once you have paid the entrance fee. less
Attraction type: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Hans Christian Andersen Museum
Hans Christian Andersen Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Sortebro Kro
Sortebro Kro
Ranked #1 of 282 Restaurants in Odense
Price: $25 - $60
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian, Danish, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Marcantonio Trattoria Pizzeria
Marcantonio Trattoria Pizzeria
Ranked #2 of 282 Restaurants in Odense
Price: $12 - $82
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Burger Anarchy
Burger Anarchy
Ranked #3 of 282 Restaurants in Odense
Price: $21 - $30
Cuisines: European, American, International
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Goma
Goma
Ranked #4 of 282 Restaurants in Odense
Price: $32 - $123
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Kok & Vin
Kok & Vin
Ranked #5 of 282 Restaurants in Odense
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

BillesGade Bed & Breakfast
BillesGade Bed & Breakfast
$82 - $138 (€67 - €113)
Ranked #2 of 36 Odense B&B and Inns
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Lotus BB & Spa - Indre Ro Yoga
2.5 of 5
Lotus BB & Spa - Indre Ro Yoga
$82 - $115 (DKK 500 - DKK 700)
Ranked #4 of 36 Odense B&B and Inns
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Frederik VI's Hotel
4.0 of 5
Frederik VI's Hotel
$98 - $136 (DKK 598 - DKK 831)
Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Odense
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

First Hotel Grand
4.0 of 5
First Hotel Grand
$148 - $205 (€121 - €168)
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Odense
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Best Western Hotel Knudsens Gaard
4.0 of 5
Best Western Hotel Knudsens Gaard
$135 - $238 (DKK 824 - DKK 1,453)
Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Odense
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.