A bicycle adventure for the whole family along Göta Canal

Borensberg, Motala

Follow Göta Canal on car free roads from Borensberg to
Glasbrukets Summer café, beautifully situated between
Göta Canal and Motala Ström. Visit Brunneby Musteri and
Cloetta, the very first chocolate factory in Sweden. Continue
on to Berg and see the boats climb up and down in the locks.
Make a stop at one of the many pleasant pic-nic or swimming
places, or visit the Museum House with its many fine
collections of toys for example.

Our excellent bicycle with room for 1-3 children offers you a
really nice bicycling experience and wonderful contact with
the nature and animals around you. You can also use the box
on the bicycle for transporting the pic-nic, a tent or whatever
else you want to bring.

The family tandem bicycle gives you the opportunity to
bicycle together with a child between the ages of 4-10. You can keep an eye on your child an experience nature together.

At Glasbruket you can also book accommodation if you want
to enjoy the peace and tranquillity along the Göta Canal in

Don´t forget to bring swim wear and a towel !

Book online (external site)

Book online

Contact information

Göta Travel Center
Kanalvägen 17
Phone: +46-14140820
Mobile: +46-761850911
Booking: +46-14140820

E-mail: info@gotatravelcenter.se
Website: http://www.gotatravelcenter.se

Opening hours

15 may - 30 september
09:30 - 18:00
Contact us to pre-book

Price information

550 SEK

For 1 day rent of a bicycle, family tandem or transportbike.
Includes 1 bicycle helmet and 1 icecream to 1 child

Public transportation

The Bus is also between Linkoping and Motala http://ostgotatrafiken.se/en/OstgotaTrafiken-in-english/ With bus you arrive in Borensberg Centrum, 1,2 km from the hostel. Follow signs to Göta kanal and then Vandrarhem Glasbruket. Walk over the first bridge and continue the small road, while keeping the Canal at your right.


Useful information:

  • There is a 500 SEK deposition on the bicycle rentals.


  • Lunch pic-nic in a cooler bag 150 SEK per person/ 80 Sek per child.
  • Accommodation at STF Borensberg/Götakanal (Old Glass works) from 225 SEK per person and bed, from 120 Sek per child. Book at +46 (0) 141 40820


From Linkoping and Motala: Drive road 34.
Exit towards Borensberg. Follow sign saying Göta kanal and when in centrum you see signs to Vandrarhem Glasbruket. Follow a mud road by the canal about 1 km and you arrive! The parking is free


Bicycle rental
Guest harbour
Pets allowed
Canoe hire
Conference facilities
Credit cards accepted
Hiking trail
Online booking