Gota Canal package, Boat & cycling, 2 days

Sjötorp, Mariestad

Experience Göta Canal during two full days; 1 day you travel by passenger boat, and pass no less than 16 locks on your journey. next day you mount a bike and cycle along the lovely cyclepath alongside the canal. Overnight stay and dinner always in Sjötorp.

Day 1

Depending on your start date, you begin with either the boat journey or the bike ride.

You collect your bike in Sjötorp, and cycle along the old tow path which runs alongside Göta Canal, where horses used to tow the vessels in times gone by. From Sjötorp you get a packed lunch to enjoy by one of the many locks.

After 7 km you reach Lyrestad, and after 10 km Norrkvars lock, where you find a miniature of Göta Canal. Hajstorp is at 15 km, a picturesque village with locks and a pleasant coffee shop.

It's now time to turn back towards Sjötorp, where a nice, well-deserved dinner awaits at Restaurant Kajutan. You stay at Sjötorp's Hostel. The following morning, a breakfast buffet is served at the restaurant.

Day 2

Depending on your start date, you continue your journey by bike or by boat.

The boat trip departs from Sjötorp or Töreboda at 10.30
During the journey, you pass 16 locks and a tasty lunch is served on board. The boat arrives at 15.30, after which you travel back to the point of departure by bus.

Contact information

Sjötorps Upplevelsecenter AB
Slussvägen 110
Sjötorp
Phone: +46-50151133
Mobile: +46-702171955
Booking: +46-50151133

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

Opening hours

2017:
13 May - 2 September

Price information

Price

Adult 2590 SEK

Children 3-12 years: 1690 SEK

Public transportation

Facts

The package includes:
- bike rental 1 day
- 1 packed lunch, incl. drink
- 1 dinner, no drinks
- 1 night at Sjötorp's Hostel, incl. bedlinen and towel
- 1 breakfast buffet
- boat trip, incl. lunch on board and return journey by bus

Directions

Sjötorp is located 20 kilometres north of Mariestad, by Lake Vänern and Göta Canal, along Road R26.
By train: Travel by train to Skövde. and from there on bus to Mariestad.
Bus from Mariestad, Västtrafik service no 502, to Sjötorp.