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Gota Kanal

Soderkoping 590 77, Sweden
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Wonderful experience!

We liked this short trip a lot! So much to see and experience! Do not miss this! There are shorter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful, scenic canal!

A beautiful number of places to visit alongside the canal, or if you want to make it your vacation... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Therese H
Soderkoping, Sweden
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Soderkoping 590 77, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked this short trip a lot! So much to see and experience! Do not miss this! There are shorter as well as longer rides!

Thank AroundTheWorld000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful number of places to visit alongside the canal, or if you want to make it your vacation destination; Incredibly peaceful and quaint boat trip along the entire stretch.

Thank Therese H
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Goodish scenery. fair and likely to be english speakng swedish staffly modern boats. Recognise that summer is short in Scandinavia. Autumn arrives in august.

Thank richard h
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It was very nice, the weather was ok, not as cold as we thought it would be. A nice place to visit for a walk and to be amazed by the Gota kanal. But you should keep an eye on your children, they could fall...More

Thank Agate B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I travelled the canal between December 27th to January 1st, on a cargo ship. It was COLD , but what do you expect ??? Beautiful nights, still and too cold to snow, the mooring ropes were frozen solid and difficult to handle. We arrived at...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Going by chartered boat or by your own vessel... Gota Kanal will reward you with the smooth, slow boating in beautiful surroundings. To move through the level ports is exciting and there are several nice stops on the way.

Thank Jogah
Reviewed 10 August 2016

It is a great way to spend a lazy Saturday. We took the cruse boat from outside the Göta hotel in Borensberg to Berg. The history is interesting with information in Swedish, English and German over the trip. We ate the lunch on board which...More

Thank BannerBorn
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was in the city and walked to the Gota canal. Stunning and gorgeous! I was luckier because at that time, a boat was crossing the locks, so I could see the whole operation from the outside. If you have the time, take one of...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I had read a bit on the Canal cruises and decided to take the 6-day Grand Cruise from Stockholm to Goteborg. I sailed on the Diana and it was a wonderful experience I will remember for the rest of my life. The crew was simply...More

5  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Much has already been written about travelling on the historic canal boats on the Gota Canal. I joined the six day cruise from Gothenberg to Stockholm, on the MS Diana. The experience was top class in every way. The tiny cabin did not detract from...More

2  Thank Russell H
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Are the bed supportive for someone with back issues?
15 June 2017|
Response from Therese H | Reviewed this property |
Göta kanal is only a canal of water stream running through Sweden. Maybe you had a hotel in mind?
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Are there railings on the narrow staircases and railings to hang onto throughout the ship?
26 October 2016|
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Response from BannerBorn | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are safety railing all along the top deck and walkways, and its a slow cruise boat, so you can pass easily
Is there a dress code for dinner? From the pictures it looks like some men are in suites.
27 June 2016|
Response from Travelscan | Reviewed this property |
No formal dress, but everyone tidied up for dinner. Smart casual seemed the appropriate description.