AB Göta kanalbolag - The Göta Canal company

The Göta Canal Company was founded in 1810 when construction work began on the canal. The original shipping traffic on the canal has been replaced by tourists in pleasure craft and passenger boats. The entire Göta Canal area is one of Sweden’s most popular attractions for visitors from Sweden and abroad.

The construction work of the millennium

In the year 2000 the people of Sweden named the Göta Canal the construction work of the millennium.