Göta Travel Center / Hiking

Borensberg, Motala

We arrange hiking and you decide how many days you want to walk. Enjoy the culture and nature in Östergötland /East Sweden and walking along the Göta Canal.

We also have a hostel so you can sleep or rest and then contuine your hiking.

Our alternatives:

1. Vreta Kloster - Borensberg 20 km
A cloister near Linkoping, you choose if you start in Linkoping or at the cloister. The cloister is near Berg, from the motorway E4 turn at Linköping Norra and watch for the signs to Berg.
Walk towards the village of Berg and see the water locks and walk along the Göta Canal. After 2 miles, a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 20 km, you arrive at our hostel Glasbruket. Along the way you can experience sights as Cloetta, a Swedish chocolate factory, or Museihuset with boats and toys exhihibitions.

2. Borensberg - Lönsås - Ekebyborna 16 km with possibilty to go to Birgittas Udde +5 km
After a night at our hostel, you got a lunchpack with you for the hiking. The hiking begins with walking along the Göta Canal.
Ekebyborna is the place were Birgitta, a Swedish saint, was living in serveral years. Experience the landscape of East Sweden and see sights as Ulfåsa Castle and Birgittas Udde.

3. Ekebyborna - Birgittas Udde - Motala 14 km
From Ekebyborna, in the middle of the countryside, you hike along the lake Boren. Along the way you experience Birgittas Udde and then walk towards the city of Motala.

4. Motala - Vadstena
Walk from the large city of Motala to the rich culture city of Vadstena.
View the lake Vättern and enjoy the countryside along the way.
You arrive to Pilgrimscentrum in Vadstena.

Contact us for more information and to book
+46 141 40820

Price information

For members in Hi-Hostel or STF (Swedish Tourist Union): 725 SEK
for 4 persons including one night at our hostel

Not members price: 779 SEK

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.


Supplies we can offer:
Stay over night at our hostel and all food and sheets are included.
We give out maps and directions and tell you about sights and attractions along the way.

Bring your own hikingboots and easy clothes

Book 2 weeks before the trip


From Linkoping: Drive road 34 towards Motala and vice versa if you come from Motala
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


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