Kongensbro Kro, Ans by

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Kongensbro Kro, Ans by

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The historic bargemans inn at the Gudenå

Kongensbro Kro anno 1663 is located by the river Gudenåen and has been run by the Andersen family for more than 60 years. With its central location, the inn is the perfect starting point, whether it is as banqueting rooms for weddings or parties, a gastronomic experience in our restaurant or as a base when exploring the central and eastern Jutland.

The inn also exudes spirit and atmosphere, and you will find the most beautiful nature on your doorstep, which you can experience on the "KRO" MINOEN luxury hike, a weekend stay, a gourmet stay, a golf holiday, a canoe holiday, or a mini holiday. The inn is not far from the many Central and East Jutland sights in e.g., Aarhus and Silkeborg, and the inn offers package solutions with entrance tickets to Randers Rainforest. The staff at Kongensbro Kro can also help arrange canoe trips on Gudenåen and Tange Sø Golf Course is only a 10-minute drive away.

The inn's restaurant serves a mix of traditional Danish food and innovative dishes. Kongensbro Kro has always been known for its good food, from the famous homemade meatballs and dog food to the French cuisine.

  • Free wifi

  • Restaurant

  • Free parking

  • Bicycle loan/rental

  • Charging station

  • Airport: 30 km

  • Trainstation: 11 km

  • Busstop: 100 m

  • Beach: 20 km

  • Fishing: 0 m

  • Golf: 6 km

  • 15 rooms

View of the lakes from all rooms

Here at Kongensbro, where the road between Aarhus and Viborg crosses Gudenåen, there has been an inn since 1663, when Frederik III gave the diocesan official Ebbe Gyldenstierne the right to run an inn on the banks of Gudenåen. The current inn dates from 1949 and is today run by Christian Andersen. It was Christian Andersen's grandmother, Else Andersen, who together with her husband Hans Andersen founded the inn's tradition of good food. She published no less than 8 cookbooks with croissants and regional recipes and appeared in several TV shows. "Inn food is good food" was written on the front page of Else Andersen's first cookbook, and the fine gastronomic traditions are continued at Kongensbro Kro.

In the past, the inn was known as Pramdragerkroen, because back then Gudenåen was then the most important transport route through central Jutland. It took place on large barges, which were pulled by men and horses along the side of the river. Close to Kongensbro is preserved a so-called Swot Pejer, which is a black tarred oak pole that stood where the river swung. To prevent the barges from being pulled into the riverbank, you had to have a skewed pull, and you got that by putting the tow rope around the pole.

The inn is today a modern country inn with tastefully renovated rooms, all with a view of the beautiful inn garden and the river Gudenåen. All rooms have new comfort beds and 40 "LED flat screen TV with 20 free TV channels. It is also possible to arrange course stays and day courses at Kongensbro Kro.

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