Two boys greeting a goat in the Ecology Garden in Odder

Child-friendly Odder

What must you simply see or do before you die (or go home)? Below, we set out suggestions for the funniest activities and best taste experiences for a family holiday at the Odder Coast.

It’s for children!

Do you need ideas for weekend trips, tips for a cosy day off or inspiration for your family holiday, then take a look at our activities for children here.

Girl laughing in a hammock on the port of Tunø

15 things you can do with children in Odder

Three quick ones

Where can I bathe?

The fountain at the square in Odder is just one of many places where you can splash around water. There are actually lots of places to bathe here. Even when the weather is not beach weather.

Homemade ice-cream at Folkebistroen
Where can I enjoy an ice-cream?

Start your search here. Try Odder’s very own ice-cream at Folkebistroen – made from organic produce and the berries in season – or one of the other places that has ice-cream on the menus.

The entrance to the crazy golf course at Saksild Beach
Where can I take on my family?

Play crazy golf on Danmarks ældste minigolfbane, if you like competitions and games. You can also have an ice-cream at the kiosk. Or let your family members take on each other in a game of crolf which is a combination of croquet and golf.

Six free experiences

Historical photo from the bear grotto in Rathlousdal Forest with bears

The old bear grotto

Find the old bear grotto in Rathlousdal forest and take in the manor house atmosphere of the old manor, Rathlousdal.

Children making decorations at Odder Library

Odder Bibliotek

Visit Odder Bibliotek which has a play area and books in Danish, English and German. Here, you will also find computers and wifi which are free to use. The playground outside the library is particularly suited for younger children.

View of Horsens Fjord from Blakshøj in Uldrup Hills

Sondrup Bakker

Spend a day in nature in the forests, beaches and hills of Sondrup and enjoy the beautiful views.

Visitors and lifeguards on Saksild Beach

Saksild Beach

Go to Saksild Beach and take a refreshing swim in the sea. Or play and paddle at the water’s edge while digging moats and building sandcastles. There is easy access to one of Denmark’s most child-friendly, sandy beaches – also for those bringing buggies or prams. Most coastal areas around Odder are free and open to everyone.