Sjötorp Locks 7-8, Göta Canal

Motala, Mariestad

Formal name: Lock No. 7 has the formal name of  “Bergsbruket”, while No. 8 has been named “Handeln”

Built: Both locks were built in 1822

Technical facts: The locks consist of two adjoining chambers with a total rise of 4.6 metres. After the double lock comes the so called “Smörgåskröken”, where there is a sharp bend in the canal.

Contact information

AB Göta kanalbolag
Box 3
591 21 Motala
Phone: +46-141202050


Opening hours

2018 Göta Canal is open:
Booking season May 2 - June 10
High season June 11 - August 15
Booking season August 16 - September 30