Boats traveling through the Göta Canal

Route description

Göta Kanal Charter carefully selects all routes in consultation with Göta and Kinda Kanal company, which are responsible for staff, locks and guest harbors along the canals. The guest harbors have good facilities such as toilets, showers, shore power and are close to grocery stores and restaurants. The electric boats have fixed places for charging during the nights in the harbor after each day travel. The times are approximate and you have possibilities for breaks like lunch, swimming and sights. In the pre- and post-season, the start times are fixed. You have the opportunity to choose the route at the time of your booking or no later than one week before departure.

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Routes through the Göta canal

Green route

Motala – Kinda – Motala

Green route is excellent for both the experienced skipper and the skipper with less experience of boating. The route contains both the Göta and Kinda canal. Göta Kanal with the famous locks in Borenshult and Berg with the combination of central city Linköping and further on into the scenic and quiet Kinda Kanal.

Only applies to the boats: Delphia Escape, Nano, Albin 25. From week 21 at the earliest. Follow the route from this link

Saturday: 12.00 – 14.00 Motala, pick up the boat

Sunday: 9.00 – 15.00 Motala – Berg

Monday: 9.00 – 14.00 Berg – Tannefors

Tuesday: 9.00 – 16.00 Tannefors – Hovetorp

Wednesday: 9.00 – 15.00 Hovetorp – Linköping

Thursday: 9.00 – 15.00 Linköping – Malfors

Friday: 9.00 – 14.00 Malfors – Motala

Saturday: 9.00 Motala, leave the boat

Blue route

Motala- Söderköping – Motala

Blue route is a fantastic trip where you can enjoy the eastern side of the Göta Canal. Here you experience Borenshult’s and Berg’s lock stairs as well as the lakes Roxen and the small lake Asplången. You spend a night in lovely Söderköping.

Applies to all boats, but are especially recommended as a first choice for the electric boats Sigrid, Sophia and Caspian. Follow the route from this link

Saturday: 12-14.00 Motala, pick up the boat

Sunday: 9-15.00 Motala – Berg

Monday: 9.00-15.00 Berg – Norsholm

Tuesday: 9.00-14.00 Norsholm – Söderköping

Wednesday: 9.00-15.00 Söderköping- Norsholm

Thursday: 9.00-15.00 Norsholm – Malfors

Friday: 9-14.00 Malfors – Motala

Saturday: 9.00 Motala, leave the boat

Red route

Motala – Sjötorp – Motala

Red route offers a wonderful nature experience for example Forsvik, Spetsnäskanalen, the lakes Vättern and Viken. You turn around in the cozy village Sjötorp that is a real highlight at the end of the canal.

Applies to all boats but can be recommended to combine red or blue rout for a two-weeks trip or to the slightly more experienced skipper or returning guests. The route requires you to cross Lake Vättern. Follow the route from this link

Saturday: 12.00 – 14.00 Motala, pick up the boat

Sunday: 9.00 – 15.00 Motala – Forsvik

Monday: 9.00 – 16.00 Forsvik – Töreboda

Tuesday: 9.00 – 15.00 Töreboda – Sjötorp

Wednesday: 9.00 – 16.00 Sjötorp – Töreboda

Thursday: 9.00 – 15.00 Töreboda – Karlsborg

Friday: 9.00 – 14.00 Karlsborg – Motala

Saturday: 9.00 Motala, leave the boat

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