Skippers Guide EN 1
190 km - hundreds of experiences Travelling on th
e Göta Canal aboard your own boat is one of the most relaxing things you can do. The landscape varies, from urban environments to cultural landscapes and even old growth forest. All this whilst you sit at the helm, just breathing in the beautiful surroundings, with your boat gliding peacefully ahead at five knots. When you reach one of the 58 locks, one of the greatest experiences of the entire journey awaits you, the locking. It is fascinating to be lifted 4 | Welcome up or lowered by water. Lockage is easy, fun and a challenge you will be proud to have completed. The Göta Canal can serve as a shortcut for those who do not want to sail around Sweden, but to most it is in itself an unforgettable experience of Sweden in summer. Here, the journey is the goal. In order to make the most of your journey, we recommend that you take your time. The Göta Canal will reward you with lifelong memories.