Sjötorp Locks 2 and 3, Göta Canal

Motala, Mariestad

The lockkeeper’s cottage was built in timber in 1906. There is also a barn, wash-house,  woodshed and food cellar. The barn can be traced back as far as 1861.


Formal names:  Lock No.2 was named Adeln/The Nobility, and No. 3 Prästerna/The Clergy.

Built:  Both locks were built in 1816-1817

Technical facts: The double lock has a total rise of 4.8 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