Bookable between: 1 May - 30 September
Discover Swedens most beautiful road free from cars.
A comfortable and family-friendly bicycle package that suits all ages. Göta Canal stands for relaxation, harmony, nature and history. In Sjötorp, which is located at the canal's inlet from Lake Vänern, includes a visit to the Göta Canal Museum. Here you can follow the work on the Göta Canal - Sweden's largest cultural-historical building.
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Below is an itinerary for this package:
Season: May 1 - September 30
Töreboda- Sjötorp - Töreboda (bike ride 40 km)The cycling holiday starts from Töreboda, perfect when you come by train. From there, you tread along the Göta Canal past 16 locks to Sjötorp by Lake Vänern. In Sjötorp, lunch is served at Café Baltzar by the harbor pool. To know a little more about how the canal was built, you can enter the canal museum which is located by Sjötorp harbor. When the spirit catches on, you turn the bike ride again towards Töreboda. You stay at a B&B in Töreboda and dinner is served at a nearby restaurant.
Töreboda - Tåtorp - Töreboda (bike ride 34 km)After a good breakfast at Pensionat Prästgården, the bike ride continues towards Tåtorp and finally back to Töreboda. On the way you pass Wassbacken and then the island Lanthöjden where you can visit the seven meter high obelisk which marks the canal's highest land point at 91,5 m above sea level. Continue the wonderful trip to beautiful Tåtorp, here the Göta canal empties into Lake Viken. In Tåtorp you can visit one of the canal's two hand-operated locks. This lock was built in 1814 and is a level lock, it regulates the water level between the canal and Lake Viken and has a drop of 0,2 meters. Do you have a long way to go? To avoid stress, feel free to book an extra night at a B&B in Töreboda! Lively and rested, you are ready to enjoy the days along the Göta Canal.
1 bed B&B in Töreboda excl. Bed linen, part in a double room (Max 4 people parts on toilet & shower)
1 st Lunch
1 pc Dinner excluding drinks
1 breakfast buffet
1 entrance to the Göta Canal Museum
1 pc Bicycle 3-speed incl. helmet (from 8 years)
1 pc Bicycle map
1 trip description
Bicycle service applies to rented bicycles
Cancellation protection / pers. 250 SEK
Bed linen and towel / pers. 130 SEK
Single room supplement 400 SEK
Deduction own bike - 200 SEK
Electric bike 600 SEK
B&B Brostugan extra night / room 800 SEK
Breakfast extra night / pers. 125 SEK.
It is easy to take the train to Töreboda. The western main line between Gothenburg-Stockholm passes Töreboda with several stops here.
Walking distance about 500 meters from the Railway Station to Pensionat Prästgården where the starting point for the cycling holiday is.
By car: From Gothenburg about 20 km, estimated to take about 2 hours and 45 minutes. Road E20 and from Mariestad highway 202.
From Stockholm about 30 km, estimated to take about 3 hours and 15 minutes. Road E18 / E20 and from Hova highway 200.
You park the car at your place of residence. If you stay at a B&B you park next to it, if you stay at Pensionat Prästgården you park in their car park.
We recommend that you start the bike ride between 10-12. If you have a long way to travel, feel free to book an extra night.