Göta Canal boat cruise with dinner and accommodation.

Sjötorp, Mariestad

The boat cruise passes 16 locks on the journey between Sjötorp and Töreboda. Lunch is served on board, while dinner and accommodation is offered in the summer paradise Sjötorp by Göta Canal and Lake Vänern.

M/S Bellevue and Göta Canal

The boat cruise is undertaken on the most beautiful stretches of Göta Canal. The journey begins at 10.30 in Sjötorp or Töreboda, depending on which day it starts.

Passenger boat M/S Bellevue takes you along Göta Canal, through no less than 16 locks. Lunch is served on board during the journey and the boat's skipper will tell you about the attractions and historical sites along Göta Canal.

On the tour, you will pass wonderful canal settings at Lyrestad, Norrqvarn, Riksberg and Hajstorp.

When you arrive at Sjötorp or Töreboda about 3.30 pm, a bus will be waiting to take you back to where you started.

Sleep well in Sjötorp
The accommodation is at Sjötorps Rum and in the evening, a lovely dinner will be served at Restaurant Kajutan which is located right by the locks and the canal bridge in central Sjötorp.

In the morning, a lovely breakfast buffet will be served before it is time to check out and bid Göta Canal farewell for this time.

History of the Göta Canal

The Göta Canal is one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken in Sweden. The canal stretches from Sjötorp by Lake Vänern to Mem by Slätbaken, is 190 kilometres long and has 58 locks. Some 87 kilometres of this stretch is excavated canal. The lakes you pass on the way make up 103 km of the canal's length.

Contact information

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

Organizer: Sjötorps upplevelsecenter AB

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

Opening hours

2017:
May 13 –September 2

The boat departs from Sjötorp at 10.30 am on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The boat departs from Töreboda at 10.30 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Price information

Price:

SEK 2 490/adult

SEK 1 690/child (aged 3-12)

Public transportation

Facts

The package includes:

- Boat cruise including lunch

- Return bus transfer

- Dinner (excluding drink)

- Accommodation at Sjötorps Rum, including linen and towel

- Breakfast buffet

- Travel directions

Directions

Sjötorp is situated 20 kilometres north of Mariestad by Lake Vänern and Göta Canal runs along national road 26.
Bus: Travel with Västtrafik bus 502 from Mariestad to Sjötorp.
Train: Travel by train to Skövde, then catch a bus to Sjötorp via Mariestad.

Facilities

Bicycle rental
Fully-licensed restaurant