Experience the Göta Canal from Söderköping and Mem by the Baltic Sea to Motala by Lake Vättern. This cycling package is for the cycling enthusiast who likes to cycle a little longer distances. The cycling holiday goes along the Göta Canal, past lakes and through forests. The tour will take you to the Göta Canal's biggest tourist magnet "Bergs Slussar". You spend the first night in Söderköping. Stroll around the picturesque and cozy streets in Söderköping and experience Astrid Lindgren's "Madicken city".
On the bicycle saddle you get to experience one of the most beautiful parts of the Göta Canal, the Berg - Borensberg tour. Bergs sluices is one of the canal's top attractions, here you raise and lower the boats no less than 18,8 meters. At first glance, it seems completely impossible to climb, but the designers, led by Baltzar von Platen, performed fantastic building technical works.
The journey continues through a living countryside around Lake Roxen and Lake Boren and passes houses and manors from the 1700th and 1800th centuries. In Motala you can follow the fantastic building project at the Göta Canal Exhibition at Motala Workshop. The cycling holiday can be summed up as a beautiful story through soothing landscapes and historical wings.
To get back to Söderköping, there are buses / trains between Motala and Söderköping at regular intervals, see timetable for Östgötatrafik.
Season: June 1 - September 15