11 days in Assens & Odense Itinerary

11 days in Assens & Odense Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Funen and Islands journey planner

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Assens
— 7 nights
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Odense
— 3 nights
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Assens

— 7 nights
Assens is a town with a population of 5,956 on the west coast of the island of Funen on the eastern side of the Little Belt in central Denmark. Museum-lovers will appreciate Faaborg Museum and The Town Jail Museum. Visit Klokketaarnet and Helnaes Lighthouse for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Faaborg (Elsographical Museum of Drejet, Grubbe Molle, &more), Middelfart (Hindsgavl Dyrehave, Kulturoen, &more) and Trente Molle (in Broby). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Humlemagasinet, pause for some serene contemplation at Dreslette Kirke, step into the grandiose world of Erholm Gods, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bogense Bybaek.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Assens vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Copenhagen Kastrup Airport, Billund Airport and Aarhus Airport. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Odense.

Things to do in Assens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Odense

— 3 nights

Odin's Shrine

The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pick up some new knowledge with Gallery Galschioet, examine the collection at Johannes Larsen Museet, then explore the world behind art at Toldboden, then examine the collection at Ladbyskibet, and finally examine the collection at Vikingemuseet Ladby. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Vor Frue Kirke, explore the historical opulence of Broholm Castle, then putt your heart out at Thuroe Minigolf, and finally learn more about the world around you at Naturama.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Odense journey planner.

You can drive from Assens to Odense in an hour. Traveling from Assens in May, Odense is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Odense

Museums · Fun & Games · Classes · Shopping

Side Trips