Spend a weekend at an inn that is literally fit for a king

Stay in Denmark's Historic Inns

Looking for a weekend away in a unique and intimate setting? Then try a few nights in one of Denmark's historic country inns (kroer). Denmark has over 100 inns with a royal privilege; a special distinction going back more than 700 years. In 1286, King Erik Klipping was weary of looking for lodgings when he travelled Denmark. By royal decree, he ordered that inns with food and lodgings fit for a king be established every mile around Denmark. You can still stay in many of these original inns (kongelige priviligerede kroer), including Denmark's oldest inn, Bromølle Kro, founded in 1198. Some Danish inns have developed exceptional gastronomic reputations, like Henne Kirkeby Kro, run by Paul Cunningham. All offer you a historic retreat into Denmark's laid-back country life.

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