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Grethe Purreskov

Grethe Purreskov

Grethe Purreskov
+45 2945 1397

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I have lived all of my adulthood in Odense, and I am deeply interested in its history and development. I have been a certified guide since 2012, and my great passion is to convey my knowledge about the city to you, telling facts and the good story, mixed with humor and enthusiasm. I live close to the inner city and therefore, knows streets and hideaways. My broad knowledge makes me able to arrange a guided tour to your enquiries, whether you want the general guided tour of Odense, or a tour with focus on Hans Christian Andersen, the monasteries of Odense, the cathedral, The Funen Village or the harbor.

In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen
Guided tour with focus on places connected to the childhood of Hans Christian Andersen in Odense from 1805 – 1819.
Duration: 1 or 2 hours

Den Fynske Landsby
An open-air museum, with farms, small holdings and houses, re-build as a typical village on the island of Funen in the times of Hans Christian Andersen 1805-1875
Duration: 1 or 2 timer

The cathedral – Sct. Canutes church
A guided tour of the cathedral, where I tell the fascination story of the killing and later sanctification of King Canute 4th, the High alter, the other royal burials and the history of the church up to today.
Duration: 1 hour

Odense in the past, present, and future
A guided tour around the third largest city in Denmark. The origin, development, and vision of the future.
Duration: 2 hours

The monasteries in Odense
A guided tour showing the sights where some of the 6 monasteries (4 monasteries for monks and 2 for nuns), and the fascination story about how Odense became a religious center in the Middle ages in Denmark and Europa.
Duration: 2 timer

Egeskov – the castle, the park & the museums
The privately owned castle, and still the private home to Michael Ahlefeldt-Laurvig-Bille and his family. A guided tour in the castle, and/or the park and/or the museums.
Duration: 1, 2 or 3 hours

Odense city hall
During the guided tour in our city hall, you see the wedding room, the room where the city council meet, the royal rooms and the ball room.
Duration: 1 time

Odense harbour
A guided tour and story of the harbourt that is not directly at the sea, the first canal finished in 803, and the development to a modern industry harbour and the present rebuild as a new part of the town

Taylor made guided tours
Give me a call or send me an e-mail and let us talk about what would be the perfect guided tour for you.