Sjötorp Lock 6, Göta Canal

Motala, Mariestad

Sjötorp Lock has a unique lockkeeper’s house, probably built as early as 1810-1820. The house is of natural stone, as are many of  the other lockkeepers’ and bridgekeepers’ dwellings. These were often very cold in winter and were gradually replaced by timber buildings. Although most of the stone houses were demolis

Formal name: Jordbruket/The Agriculture

Built: 1820

Technical facts: This single lock has a rise of 2.4 metres



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