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
Phone: +46-50151133
Mobile: +46-702171955
Booking: +46-50151133


Opening hours

13 May - 3 September

Price information


Adult 2390 SEK

Children 3-12 years: 1590 SEK

Public transportation


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


Sjötorp is located 20 kilometres north of Mariestad, by Lake Vänern and Göta Canal, along Road R26.
By coach: Travel by coach to Jönköping, Skövde, Mariestad or Karlstad, from there on Swebus Express, service 839 to Sjötorp.
By train: Travel by train to Jönköping, Skövde, Mariestad or Karlstad, and from there on Swebus Express, service 839 to Sjötorp.
There is also a bus from Mariestad, Västtrafik service no 502.