This historic and renowned waterway meanders through some of Sweden’s most picturesque scenery, connecting a series of 66 locks, man-made canals, ocean waters and glossy lakes. The Göta Canal in Sweden stretches from Gothenburg in the west to Stockholm in the east, uniting two of the country's most vibrant cities.
Our wonderful cruises allow you to soak up the serenity of Sweden’s countryside as well as introducing you to many fascinating towns and villages that are steeped in historical and cultural sites. Visit Trollhättan and the medieval Läckö Castle that rises up from the shores of Lake Vänern, and explore the ancient ruins of Vreta Convent which dates back to the 12th century. The boat docks at each destination, allowing you time to enjoy guided tours and excursions or discover each place at your leisure. Admire the stunning panoramas as you stroll along the canal’s towpath whilst the boat negotiates the locks. During your cruise along the Göta Canal in Sweden you will be served mouth-watering cuisine that is made from fresh, locally sourced produce.
Sweden’s charming cities draw you into the sociable atmosphere as the people here are friendly and the café culture lets you sample delicious pastries as you watch the world go by. Timber houses peek out from behind pretty birch trees and the cobbled squares are lined with stylish shops where you can buy interesting gifts. A cruise along the Göta Canal in Sweden is a relaxing way to experience the country’s highlights and escape the stress of everyday life.