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Great trip but a big flaw

We had a wonderful boat trip across the Göta Canal all the way from Mem to Goteborg. The scenery is... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
CathyV63
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Ottawa, Canada
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Summertrip to the Gøta canal 2018

The Canada has 58 locks, and several of there are attraktions for the tourist. In Søderkøping has... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Birgitte V
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Svendborg, Denmark
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Welcome to Göta Canal, one of Sweden's largest constructions and visitor destinations. Lock your own pleasure boat through the magnificent landscape, join one of the passenger boats or book one of all bicycle packages along the canal. Stay by the...more
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful boat trip across the Göta Canal all the way from Mem to Goteborg. The scenery is pastoral. The weather was sunny and hot. The lockmasters make it all run smoothly and there are some lovely places to visit en route. We...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Canada has 58 locks, and several of there are attraktions for the tourist. In Søderkøping has lock number 3 from the intrance to the canalsystem in Mem. It is interesting for sailors and the tourist ashore. You can ride a bike along the canal...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

We went in october, when the tourist season was over.Imean, literally over, like someone pulled the switch to ''off''. We went to each and every loch by car, and in ALL of them, we were either totally alone or at most, half a dozen people...More

3  Thank Alan C
Reviewed August 30, 2017

The good first: I was on the boat Juno. The landscapes are gorgeous and the paths along the canal idyllic. Wonderful way to see the countryside of Sweden. Beautiful small towns along the canal. The boat is beautiful although the cabins are very small, however...More

6  Thank nuala102016
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

We rented a boat and did the Gota canal in 5 days. It is lovely. The people at the canal lock are really helpful. The marinas are in perfect condition and offer always different activities...I would come back

2  Thank Porly R
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Travelled Gothenburg to Stockholm on the MS Diana a 50 passenger restored 1930's canal passenger ship. As advertised cabins are small and the shared bathrooms even smaller but entirely satisfactory and functional. An interesting mix of passengers from all continents except Africa. Crew were very...More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Went on the 4 days/3 nights cruise. Originally planned from Stockholm, but the water in the canal was too low, so we spent the whole first day on a bus/boats to get to Berg, where we boarded M/S Juno. Amazing ship, crew, and countryside! The...More

1  Thank annwoodall
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I recommend a visit to the Gota Kanal if you're in Sweden. Apart from it's interesting history it's lovely to watch the boats going through the locks. You can also choose from a variety of cruises. We decided to cycle from Borensberg to Berg, which...More

1  Thank Josianne M
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We sailed from Stockholm to Gothenburg on the M S Juno in July. From the moment you are welcomed onboard there is a feeling of stepping back in time. This ship is a small piece of floating working history, built in 1874 and still going...More

3  Thank wheelchairmike
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Last year we had a really nice experience going by our Nord Star Patrol 24 all the way from Narvik to Oslo. This year it was time to transport the boat back to Narvik. We decided to trailer it from Kalix in Bottenviken. On the...More

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tayl0u
June 28, 2018|
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Response from ZincAlloy63 |
In January the canal will be closed for boat travel, due to winter. It will typically be frozen over. In good winter conditions, it can be great for skating, though.
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