Yacht cruising on Göta canal from Göteborg to Stockholm

Gota Canal cruise from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Starting from Gothenburg and ending in Stockholm

Cruise the river Göta Älv to Trollhättan / Vänersborg. Then through Lake Vänern to Läckö Castle on the way to the entrance of Göta Canal / Sjötorp.

A calm cru­ise through Göta Canal with almost 100 locks on the way to Söderköping, the entrance of the Baltic. Arkö­sund, Trosa and Södertälje are small villages we visit on the archipellago cruise to central Stockholm.

Enjoy the long Nordic summer evenings onboard.

Quick canal facts
Number of locks: 58
Length of the canal: 190 km, 87 km excavated canal
Highest elevation above sea level: 91.8 m

The Göta Canal stretches between Sjötorp on Lake Vänern and Mem at the Baltic, with 58 locks along the way. A total of 190 km, of which only 87 km are man-made. The canal’s highest point, 91.8 m above sea level, is Lake Viken. Combined with the Trollhätte Canal, from Vänersborg to Gothenburg, the Göta Canal forms a water route from coast to coast.

Historical facts
Year of construction: 1810-1832
Builder: Baltzar von Platen
Number of men: 58,000 divided soldiers from 16 regiments
Number of days work: About seven million effective days work in 12 hours
Tools: Plated wood pavers
Cost: Nine million riksdaler. In the 1995 monetary value, the cost of building Göta channel is approximately SEK 12.3 billion



14 day journey, 3-4 hours cruising everyday.




4 + bunkbeds


From 33,600 Euros + expenses 

Vitech 72 / Azimut 72 / Classic Royal Star 72

Lenght: 22 m
Width: 5,5 m
Depth: 1,7 m
Weight: 40 ton
Speed: 10-20 knop

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