Odense

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Getting there You can get to Odense from Bramming, Vejle and Hoeje taastrup. Best price and travel duration below.

From Amsterdam 13:16 HK$490
From Frankfurt 09:58 HK$290
From Koeln 09:49 HK$290
From Bramming 01:07 HK$372
From Vejle 00:42 HK$198
From Hoeje Taastrup 01:02 HK$432
From Fredericia 00:30 HK$134
From Koebenhavn (kbh Lufth Ka) 01:35 HK$394


Getting around From Odense, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Fredericia 01:05 HK$134
To Vejle 01:11 HK$198
To Roskilde 01:24 HK$310
To Hoeje Taastrup 01:37 HK$342
To Bramming 02:24 HK$282
To Koebenhavn (kbh Lufth Ka) 02:31 HK$394
To Koeln 11:34 HK$290
To Frankfurt 12:00 HK$290
To Praha 14:47 HK$1,040
To Amsterdam 15:23 HK$490

While you're there

In the heart of Denmark on Funen Island, Odense’s bike-loving locals earned it the official title of Denmark’s Cycle City. Monuments and museums dedicated to Odense’s most famous residents - fairy-tale writer Hans Christian Anderson and musical genius Carl Nielsen - are dotted around the city.

Behind Saint Canute’s Cathedral, you’ll find a garden commemorating the writer. With a statue of H.C. Andersen, there’s also beautiful flowers and a river with a sculpture of a paperboat based on the story "The Brave Tin Soldier." The cathedral is also worth a visit. Formerly connected with the great Benedictine monastery of the same name, and is one of the largest and finest Gothic buildings in Denmark. Under the altar lies Canute, the patron saint of Denmark, who had planned to conquer England from William of Normandy and was slain in an insurrection at Odense in 1086.

The city of Odense is very compact, and easily explore by bicycle. You may not even see a single car while visiting, as this is the most popular form of transport. So hop on a ten-speed and explore the markets, shops and cafes. And don’t forget to stop at the Hans Christian Andersen Parade that runs 3 times a day. "20 Fairy Tales in 20 Minutes" is free and takes places at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm in almost any kind of weather.

During his lifetime, Andersen was acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide, and was feted by royalty. His poetry and stories have been translated into more than 150 languages and have inspired movies, plays and ballets.

Don your Emperor’s New Clothes and come to Odense, a city that’s no Ugly Ducking. Glide through town like a Little Mermaid. And know you are in the land of fairy tales.

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Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Odense can be found.


 


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