Walking the Göta Canal Motala – Linköping, 2 days


Beautiful walks of one, two or three days duration? Experince both nature and culture in the East Götaland countryside and along the Göta Canal. Begin in Motala. Let yourself be pampered by a little luxury, you can enjoy your walks followed by wood-fired sauna!

The Guesthouse host takes care of breakfast and the evening meal.

You can choose how many days you want to stay and walk. Do you want to book a one-day passenger boat trip or a cycle tour? We will arrange it!

Start your walk in Motala and sleep sound in STF Borensberg.


Motala – Ekebyborna – Borensberg, approx. 27 km

You start in Motala, the first stretch is along the Göta Canal, and the Sjöbo-Knäppan's Nature Reserve, then the path winds through the beautiful East Götaland countryside.

Sleep well at STF Borensberg / Göta Canal (Glasbruket)

Day 2

Borensberg – Vreta Kloster (Vreta Cloister), approx. 20 km

After enjoying a lovely breakfast buffet and collecting a packed lunch, you will walk all the way along the Göta Canal to Vreta Kloster. Experience the impressive Berg Staircase Locks, the largest in Sweden. Along the way you walk past the Hydropower Centre at Näs, Brunneby Musteri with delicious jams and juices, the Boat and Toy Museum, and Ljungsbro, famous as the Cloetta Fazer chocolate outlet.

You can combine this trip with full-day trips from Klosterleden (The Cloister Path)!

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

For advance booking open all year!

Price information

4 people sharing 2 double rooms

Double room in Guest House: SEK 779 ppn*

Apartment with own bathroom/kitchen: SEK 999 ppn*

Price for 2nd and subsequent nights

Double room in Guest House: SEK 654 ppn*

Apartment with own bathroom/kitchen: SEK 799 ppn*

STF Members get SEK 50 discount

Supplement for 2 people + SEK 50 ppn*

*ppn = per person per night

Public transportation



Accommodation including sheets and towel

Breakfast buffet

Evening meal

Lunch pack

Maps and directions



(Bus-card for) Transport to the starting point and/or from the pick-up point is extra.

Combines well with cycle or boat tours.

Last booking day: 2 weeks before the trip!


By car: From RV34, take exit Borensberg (south) follow the signs to Göta Kanal. At the lock, north side, turn in by the little park, follow the signs to “Vandrarhem Glasbruket”, continue on the gravel path nearest to the canal between the Göta Hotel and the canal, after 1 kilometre you will arrive at the Glasbruket. Free parking!