Discover Gota Canal from the bicycle

Borensberg, Motala

Bicycle adventures for all ages on a car free bicycle path between Borensberg and Berg with our Dutch quality bicycles with 7 gears and a bicycle basket.

Follow the bicycle path from Borensberg along Gota Canal to Brunneby Musteri, carry on to Ljungsbro and Cloetta, the first chocolate factory in Sweden. Go to Berg and see the boats climb up and down in the locks. Make a stop at one of many pleasant pic-nic or swimming places, or visist one of the numerous resturants along the way.

At the beginning of you trip, or on the way back, enjoy a scrumptious coffee/tea brake at the old Glass works / Glasbrukets Summer Café, wonderfully situated between Gota Canal and Motala ström. You can book your accommodation here in recently renovated buildings dating back to the 19th centuary. In this delightful enviroment you will find peace and quiet for the evening.

The Glass works and Gota Canal surroundings offer historical interest, natural beauty and activities. Enjoy inspiring walk, paddle canoe or take a refreshing sauna bath with a dip in Motala ström. Do not forget to bring swimwear.

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Contact information

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


Opening hours

Every day:
Between 09:30 - 18:00

Price information

Price: 200 kr SEK per person.
Included in the price:

- One days rental of an adult bicycle

- bicycle service

- and coffee/tea brake at Glasbruket summer café.

Public transportation

The Bus is also between Linkoping and Motala 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.



Meeting place: Cykeläventyr Östergötland,
STF Borensberg/ Göta Kanal.

Optional: Lunch pic-nic in a cooler bag 150
SEK per person. Accommodation at STF
Borensberg/Götakanal (Old Glass works) from
255 SEK per person and bed.
Booking: Can be booked with some of the
Tourist Offices in Östergötland and with our
other partners or directly with Göta Travel
Center AB / STF Borensberg- Göta Kanal:
 +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
Canoe hire
Credit cards accepted