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Explore the secrets of Odense

Follow the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and visit Odense, one of Denmark’s oldest cities. Visit the fairytale writer’s home, his commemorated museum or simply stroll through town in the spirit of H.C Andersen. Catch a train from Copenhagen to Odense

For a guided tour, contact Odense Tourist Bureau

Tel: +45 66 12 75 20

Email: otb@odenseturist.dk

Website: www.visitodense.com

Odense

Odense is the largest city in Funen, renowned for being Andersen's hometown. The third major city in the country. Its name originated from the All-Father of Norse mythology, Odin. According to legend, the morning after Odin built his castle in the central region of Funen, his wife, the goddess Frigga, awoke early and looked out the window, seeing a beautiful sea of fields and forests in the light of the morning sun. Having seen such a beautiful sight, Frigga shouted "Odin, look! (Odin, se!)," and this became the name of the city. There is plenty so see in Odense, so do not miss this city break, it take around 1 ½ from Copenhagen by train.

Website: www.visitodense.com

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