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Copenhagen Excursion HC Andersen Tour

  • HC Andersen birth home in Odense. Photo Lennart Nielsen, Visit Denmark

    HC Andersen birth home in Odense. Photo Lennart Nielsen, Visit Denmark

  • HC Andersen Village Photo: KIm Wyon, Visit Denmark

    HC Andersen Village Photo: KIm Wyon, Visit Denmark

  • Photo: visit Denmark

    Photo: visit Denmark

  • Odense å, Photo VisitOdense, Visit Denmark

    Odense å, Photo VisitOdense, Visit Denmark

A thorough tour of Andersen’s place of birth, Odense in Fyn. You will be able to tour a museum that exhibits mementos of the great author, and stroll through the city. The Storebelt Channel Bridge that connects the islands Sjælland and Fyn is also worth seeing. Meet with your guide and coach in the morning for an exciting tour to this Danish town approx 2 hrs from Copenhagen. The 18 km long bridge across Storebælt (the Great Belt Bridge) links the eastern and western parts of Denmark together.

Itinerary

Excursion to Odense and HC Andersen / 6 hrs
Hans Christian Andersen’s House – the house where our famous fairytale author was born – is probably the best-known museum in Denmark. The museum has recently been extended, and today houses a remarkable collection of rare and even unique publications of his works, private letters, paper cuttings, drawings and many of his personal possessions such as his pocket watch, clothes, the rope he always carried on his travels, and his suitcase. The museum stands in the heart of the old part of the city, where the streets are narrow and cobbled, and where the hollyhocks bloom throughout the summer. Lunch in Odense After the museum continue with a walking tour “In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen”. Contact Travel Gate Sweden for a more detailed description. Approx 16:00 leave Odense, for 2 hrs drive back to Copenhagen.

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