Bus Company will be delighted to show your group Odense, which is unofficial capital and largest city on the island of Funen in Denmark. Tour bus will show you museums and castles. Once you arrive at Copengagen or Billund airports then Coach Charter Europe’s airport shuttle will be your expert host that will take you for a pleasant journey in Odense. Bus rental by Coach Charter Europe is your special key to experience a wonderful and memorable voyage in Odense. Odense, the largest city on the island of Funen, is a cultural hotbed in Denmark. The composer Carl Nielsen and fairytale author Hans Christian Andersen were born here in the 19th century. As you might have guessed, there are a variety of sights and attractions to experience in the background of these pioneers of Danish culture, but you can also get a feel for the latest generation of artists in Brandts, a trendy cultural district in the Latin Quarter.
If you decide to travel with your group, then chartered bus by Coach Charter Europe is your best option to travel in Odense. Bus Company by Coach Charter Europe reminds group directors to plan their time between visits carefully to manage itinerary points, and still have time for other activities.
Do you need inspiration where to drive in Odense? Please find here our top 10 places to go in Odense:
1. Egeskov Castle
Our tour bus will be glad to drive you to one of Europe’s most beautiful buildings, a renaissance water castle. It sits in the center of a small lake, forming the moat of the castle, and is lifted from the lake bed by piles of oak. It is basically a stately home with fortifications, as the castle dates back to a period of civil strife in the building of the Protestant Reformation. At each end of the conical towers there are arrow slits and machiolations.
2. Hans Christian Andersen Museum
The birthplace of the famous author in the old town has been opened as a museum for more than a century now. The son of an incompetent cobbler, Hans Christian Andersen, was born in this humble little house in 1805. The home and its modest furnishings take you back to the time when the author grew up and lived, showing a number of his sketches and manuscripts, as well as personal objects that shed some light on his personality and his friends. Bus Company by Coach Charter Europe recommends taking some time and visit the shop where you can purchase any of his books in a range of languages.
3. Odense Zoo
Chosen as one of the best small zoos in Europe, the Odense Zoo has a wide range of exclusive attractions and is an simple 3.5-kilometer drive from the area. Here you can get up close to giraffes, see the tigers and lions, and see the whales, chimps and penguins being fed. In summer, you can also camp out on the grounds for the night (at least four people) and take a guided tour of the backstage. Even during peak season, there are regular boat trips to the Munke Mose Park Zoo. A canopy walk brings visitors up to 12 meters above the ground to stroll through the treetops. The remarkable array of animals include penguins, zebras, sloths, camels, ostriches, tapirs, flamingos, red pandas, Shetland ponies, alpacas and chimpanzees. It's a common place for families to go to Odense. To get there you can rent a bus with driver in our bus company.
4. Brandts Klædefabrik
It was once a large textile factory complex in the Latin Quarter of Odense, but it has been turned into a shopping and cultural destination. There are a variety of one-of-a-kind shops here, as well as a theatre, cafes, concert halls, artist's studios, galleries, a cavernous student venue, a collection of exhibition rooms and a range of cultural institutions. It's a lively, youthful and ever-changing atmosphere where you can check out contemporary art exhibits, dance or enjoy some trendy shopping along Brandts Passage.
5. Carl Nielsen Museum
Nielsen was a luminary of classical music from the early 20th century and remains a Danish literary symbol. He was also born just a few kilometers south of Odense. At his museum, you will be presented with a chronology of the composer's life and career, and the experience is enriched with displays of his belongings. You can see Nielsen 's writing table and writing instruments, all donated to the museum by his family.
6. Galleri Galschiøt
Jens Galschiøt is one of the most prominent Danish artists, a sculptor and conceptual artist whose works can be seen in cities around the world. He has been based in Odense since the 1970s and created this incredible combination studio and exhibition space in the mid-80s. Galeri Galschiøt is 10,000 square meters, making it one of the largest private art studios in the world. Chartered bus advice the attraction is free to enter and inside you can make your way through a bronze sculptor's foundry, a sculpture garden, a gallery shop and a spacious indoor art gallery showcasing his make.
7. St. Knud's Cathedral
To the south of Odense Town Hall, St. Knud's Cathedral (Skt. Knuds Kirke) is named after the Danish saint, Knud IV, who began constructing the structure about 1100. The original church was burned down in the 12th century, and after another great fire, a three-aisled renovation was built in the 1300s. It took almost 200 years to complete. The crypt below the choir, which includes the tombs of King Knud, his brother Benedict, and numerous other kings and their consorts, is a fascinating feature of the interior. Behind the High Altar stands a huge redos with exquisite carvings.
8. Odense Boldklub
Each other week from autumn to spring, apart from mid-winter, you can get a ticket to the TRE-FOR Park to see Odense's local football team play. Odense Boldkklub is in the Superliga, the highest level of Danish football, and they're always in the running for the title, although they haven't won it since 1989. The Odense fans are among the loudest in the league, led by the Odense Ultras, who are friendlier than the name implies. Our bus company recommends hire a bus with the driver and enjoy the game with some bears and snacks. Our tour bus will drive you to your hotel safe and comfortable.
9. Danish Railway Museum
Odense has the largest railway museum in the whole of Scandinavia. You don't have to be fascinated with rolling stock to get a kick out of this enormous attraction that displays the history of rail travel and freight in Denmark. There are 50 locomotives and carriages in the converted roundhouse, including the E-Class engine that pulled King Frederick IX's funeral train in 1972. Our chartered bus guarantee You will also find the oldest surviving locomotive in Denmark: The H40 from 1869.
10. Local Market
If you need more proof that food heritage means a lot to the Danes, check out the stalls at this farmer's market that pops up in the city center every Wednesday and Saturday morning. Our chartered bus recommends when you rent your own home, this is where you need to buy your food and you can get farm-fresh fruit, vegetables and meat from around Funen.
Airport shuttle from Coach Charter Europe will pick you and your group from one of the nearest airports Copenhagen Airport or Billund Airport. With our airport shuttle service it will take around 30 min. – 1 hour depends which airport you will choose. Of course our airport shuttle can pick you up from any other place in and around the city. We are the airport shuttle that gives you flexibility while you can create your individual tour with your group. Our airport shuttle would be the wise partner to have when traveling around Odense.