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Gota Canal

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Very disappointing

The good first: I was on the boat Juno. The landscapes are gorgeous and the paths along the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nuala102016
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New York City, New York
Navigating on a fairytale

We rented a boat and did the Gota canal in 5 days. It is lovely. The people at the canal lock are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Porly R
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Welcome to Sweden’s greatest feat of engineering! The Gota Canal has also been named Sweden’s Greatest Wonder - a festival for all the senses, and you're invited! A warm welcome to yet another great canal summer! The Gota Canal is open from May to September.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“day cruise” (4 reviews)
“tour guide” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank nuala102016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Porly R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 13 August 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

Thank annwoodall
Reviewed 11 August 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

Thank Josianne M
Reviewed 19 July 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

Thank wheelchairmike
Reviewed 14 July 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

Thank Olaf V
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We travelled on the MS Diana for a 6 day cruise from Stockholm to Gothenburg. A very civilized way to see the countryside and different sites along the way. Very sedate travelling, mostly walking pace. The weather was very cool, windy with some showers. We...More

1  Thank Janet S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 23 May 2017 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
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Deborah S
7 July 2017|
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Response from Janet S | Reviewed this property |
We travelled in June and definitely needed layers and rain jackets - sometimes on the boat it was really chilly though they provide blankets which were well used. At night many people changed but didn't 'dress up'. Best not... More
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Deborah S
26 June 2017|
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Response from Therese H | Reviewed this property |
It might depend on the boat tour. But generally no.
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EdmondOkThebills
15 June 2017|
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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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