The island of Funen has plenty of excellent foods and Danes celebrate the delicious local produce with food festivals. From May through October, there is plenty of opportunity to get a taste of Funen – whether they are composed of vegetables, cheese, fruit, beer, or chocolate.
Funen - Editorial
Share your love of Odense, Egeskov Castle, Nyborg and Ærø Island with the entire world! These are just some of the fantastic tourist attractions and places to visit on Funen or its nearby islands. We've picked seven amazing places on Fyn to add to the list of Denmark's 50 most shareable places.
At the heart of Denmark
Jump in a car, on the bus or catch the train to these unmissable Danish attractions, all within two hours of Eurovision Island in Copenhagen!
- Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle
- Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense
- Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago
- Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing
The Island of Funen
History, family adventure and fine dining – the island home of legendary fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen has much to offer. Romantic island B&Bs, maritime heritage and age-old castles, Funen is the heart of Denmark.
Odense, Aarhus og Aalborg
Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions.
As well as great beaches around the coast of Funen itself, the South Funen Archipelago also offers great opportunities for swimming. Since the distances are short between beaches, it’s never far to your own quiet bit of beach.
Peace and quiet
Produce from the source
Funen is a green and fertile island with many orchards producing not only wonderful fruit but also delicious juice. You can often buy farm produce directly from the source, at roadside booths, a particular characteristic of Funen.
Anglers head to Funen for some of Europe's best coastal angling spots, particular good for catching sea trout. You’ll find great locations for angling on both Funen and the South Funen Archipelago.
Coined the ‘Garden of Denmark’, the island of Funen and its archipelago of southern islands combine some of Denmark’s most stunning scenery of lush rolling pasture lands, steep cliff tops and wide sandy beaches with a fascinating array of historic sights, beautiful fairytale castles and the urba