Welcome to the City of OdenseA vibrant city in the middle of Denmark
enjoy LIFE IN Odense
Besides being known as the Cobot Capital of the world, Odense is a cultural and historical city where you can clearly sense the city’s long history. Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense and his lively imagination continues to inspire the city.
The inspiration can also be felt in the many annual festivals that create an exciting and inspiring city all year round. However, Odense is also a vibrant and urban city, where you can enjoy the cozy atmosphere, taste the vibrant local food scene, or go for walks in one of the city’s many green spots.
A vibrant city in the middle of denmark
Odense has a wealth of experiences that are just waiting to be experienced. Whether you have a few hours, a day or perhaps longer, you can explore the many possibilities the city offers.
The new city center
Odense’s compact city centre contains several unique neighbourhoods, characterized by their very own atmosphere and charm. The new district, the Carl Nielsen Quarter, is a mix of beautyful patterns, creative solutions, contrasts between new and old buildings, the New H. C. Andersens House and not at least the new Odense Tramway.
All year events and cultural sweetspots
Odense has something to offer for everyone. Regardless if you are into international art, gourmet food, cycling, classical concerts, Denmark’s history, H.C. Andersen, sustainability, architecture, music festivals or outdoor life and hiking, the city delivers on the high notes.
Need help to settle in Odense?
International Community Odense is an initiative aimed at welcoming international employees and their families to Odense, helping them settle and introducing them to social networks and activities around the city.
Education with international views
Odense International School
University of southern denmark
SDU International Summer School
Want to see what Odense has to offer?
The cherry on top is the variety of events, festivals, culinary experiences, and everything else that a large city is characterized by. VisitOdense has gathered the overview for you so the only thing you need is to go exploring.
some of the anual events to remember
H. C. Andersen festivals
a combination of business and pleasure
In Odense, you will find a very close relationship between business and pleasure. A combination of both is actually often the case and we will keep a seat open for you.
Our strongholds make the difference
Ranging from robotics, drones and automation to medical cannabis, biotechnology and science, Odense is in the lead both in Europe and globally.