Diana i Töreboda
Cykla Göta kanal
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Our Tour Packages!

Many things can be seen and done along the «Göta Canal». We have collected some gold grains for you and put them together in different tours. Everything has been taken care of by us, so you can relax and experience the «Göta Canal» from a comfortable, high quality bike made by the storied swedish bike manufactory «Skeppshult». You will eat tasty food wich has been carefully prepared with locally produced ingredients and sleep in comfortable beds just a few steps away from the canal. All of our tours start at the café «Visthuset» in Töreboda. It is very easy to get here by both car and train!

Our culinary tour

2 days, 40 km (25 miles)

>With this tour you will experience the local cuisine spiced up with a little exercise. You will be visiting both the café «Visthuset» and the hotel «Norrqvarn». At both places taste and locally produced ingredients are central. In the picnic basket which you will receive at café «Visthuset» as you collect your bikes you will of course also find our famous coffee, which we brew by hand.

Day 1 - Töreboda - Sjötorp - Norrqvarn 27 km (17 miles)
The day starts as you collect your bikes and your picnic baskets here at café «Visthuset». On your way to Sjötorp, you will pass several locks which are set in beautiful nature, inviting you to stop and observe the locking of the passing boats. The whole way goes slightly downhill right next to the canal and is easy to bike on. For most of the route you will be biking on paths that are free from automobile traffic.

First goal of the day is the little village Sjötorp, wich is the harbour of the «Göta Canal» facing the lake «Vänern». In the old days, this was the place were the boats and freighters were build and repaired. You will also find a little museum about the «Göta Canal» here, were you can learn more about the construction and usage of the canal. This museum is surely worth a visit! When you reach the hotel «Norrqvarn» at the end of the day, your dinner is served there. You will be enjoying three courses of locally produced dishes, which are giving you a selection of the tastes of this region. During the night you are staying in one of the hotel’s comfortable rooms, so that you can start refreshed into the next day.

Day 2 - Norrqvarn - Töreboda 13 km (8 miles)
In the morning, a sumptuous breakfast buffet awaits you with more locally produced treats and typical flavours from this region of Sweden. Afterwards, you will be biking back to Töreboda in your own pace. Here you have the possibility to visit Sweden’s smallest ferry, the «Lina». At the café «Visthuset» a tasty «Smögåsbricka» - a cold platter - is prepared for you, giving you a variety of tastes of the region.


Cyklar vid Göta kanal!
Norrqvrn från luften
Norrqvarn förrätt






The following is included:

- 1 night at the hotel «Norrqvarn»
- 1 breakfast buffet
- 2 lunches
- 1 dinner, 3 courses (excl. beverages)
- Bicycles for two days incl. helmet and
service if needed

Part in twin bedroom: 1 895:-
Single bedroom: 2 095:-
All prices per person, in SEK










































Organic vacation at the «Göta Canal»

2 days 31 km (19 miles)
This tour will give you a completely organic vacation. Enjoy the simple things in life, beautiful nature and of course the canal! You will be visiting the café «Visthuset» in Töreboda and the organic hostel in the scenic village Tåtorp. Both places put the well-being of people and the environment first. The lock in Tåtorp is the only manually operated one on the whole western route of the canal, wich makes it even more intresting to observe the art of locking a boat.

On your way to Tåtorp, you will pass by a large obelisk wich marks the highest lant spot along the «Göta Canal», called «Lanthöjden». This is a good spot to enjoy the picnic basket, that you will receive from us. At the hostel in Tåtorp you will spent the night in organically produced sheets. From here it is not far to several beautiful bathing spots and the pretty garden of the hostel gives you time to relax and be yourself. Here you also have the possibility to rent a boat and try your fishing luck in the lake «Viken».

Day 1 - Töreboda - Tåtorp, 15 km (9 miles)
The tour starts in Töreboda where you will collect your bike at café «Visthuset». You will also receive your picnic basket that you can enjoy whenever you like. The way will lead you towards Tåtorp and you will be riding easily on plain gravel paths alongside the canal and through fields. These paths are the very same that in earlier days were used by the draft oxen, wich were pulling the freight boats up and down the «Göta Canal». In Tåtorp you will check in at the hostel were your dinner will be served. On the way to Tåtorp you will pass by «Wassbacken». On some summer nights live music is played here which can be a nice way to end the day.

Day 2 - Tåtorp - Töreboda, 15 km (9 miles)
After you've had breakfast, you will be cycling back to Töreboda in your own pace. At the café «Visthuset» a delicious «Smörgåsbricka» - a cold platter with local specialities - awaits you. If you have time and energy left, the afternoon can be spent with a bicycle tour to Hajstorp (5 km - 3 miles) or Lyrestad (13 km - 8 miles).


Våra Skeppshultscyklar
Juno vid Göta kanal






The following is included:

- 1 night at the hostel incl. sheets
- 1 breakfast
- 2 lunches
- 1 dinner (excl. beverages)
- Bicycle for two days incl. helmet and
service if needed


Part in twin bedroom: 1 490:-
Single bedroom: 1 650:-
All prices per person, in SEK










































Our large «Göta Canal» tour

3 days, 70 km (43,5 miles)
This tour package is for you who cannot decide between our other two tours or who just wants to get the whole experience. This tour leads you through beautiful nature, along fields, past locks and lets you experience some very tasty regional specialities.

Day 1 - Töreboda - Tåtorp, 15 km (9 miles)
You will start in Töreboda were you collect your bicycle and your picnic basket at café «Visthuset». On the first day you will be riding your bike on plain paths towards Tåtorp. These paths are the very same that in earlier days were used by the draft oxen wich were pulling the freight boats up and down the «Göta Canal». The first bit of the way will lead you through a dense alley of trees running alongside pastures with sheep and cattle - this is the longest alley in Sweden! At the organic hostel in Tåtorp your dinner awaits you and here you will also spent the night in a comfortable bed. Several beautiful bathing spots can be found here or if you like, you can rent a boat and go fishing in the lake «Viken». The pretty garden of the hostel invites you to relax. The lock in Tåtorp is the only manually operated one on the whole western route of the canal, wich makes it even more intresting to observe the art of locking a boat.

Day 2 - Tåtorp - Töreboda - Norrqvarn, 28 km (17 miles)
After you have enjoyed your breakfast, you will be heading back to Töreboda were your lunch will be served at café «Visthuset». You may choose to your liking from our lunch menu. Afterwards, you will continue towards Sjötorp, the harbour of the «Göta Canal» at the lake «Vänern». The way to Sjötorp goes slightly downhill for the entire time and you will be passing several locks that all invite you for a break and to observe how the boats are locked. Sjötorp is a little cosy village were one can take a stroll among the old warehouses, shops and sheds or pay a visit to the «Göta Canal» museum. In the evening, you will be having dinner at the hotel «Norrqvarn» and checking in for the night. If you like, you can enjoy your dinner on the wharf right next to the canal.

Day 3 - Norrqvarn - Töreboda, 13 km (8 miles)
In the morning, a sumptuous breakfast buffet awaits you with more locally produced treats and typical flavours from this region of Sweden. Afterwards you will be heading back to Töreboda and the café «Visthuset». With a delicious «Smörgåsbricka» - a cold platter with some regional specialities -, you will be finishing off your tour.


Norrqvarn från luften
Norrqvarn vid Göta kanal
Cyklar vid Göta kanal






The following is included:

- 1 night at the hostel in Tåtorp incl. sheets
- 1 night at the hotel «Norrqvarn»
- 1 breakfast
- 1 breakfast buffet
- 3 lunches
- 2 dinners (excl. beverages)
- bicycle for three days incl. helmet and
service if needed

Part in twin bedroom: 2 990 :-
Single bedroom: 3 490:-
All prices per person, in SEK










































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Our picnic baskets

Our picnic baskets are composed with regional ingredients for an authentic taste experience. You will also find something to drink and our famous hand brewed coffee in your basket. You can chose from one out of three alternatives

Vegetarian

Char out of the lake «Vättern»

Cold Cuts

Terms and Conditions

Booking and payment:
You can book your trip by completing the form on our web site, by sending us an e-mail or by giving us a call at +46 (0)506 77 75 50.

As soon as we have received and processed your booking request, we will send a confirmation to your e-mail address. In this e-mail you will also receive your booking number and some practical informations about your trip. By paying you trip you confirm your booking. The payment should be made 30 days prior to the departure day at the latest. As soon as you have confirmed the booking by payment, we will send a voucher to your e-mail address. The voucher must be shown on request when checking in to the hotel or hostel and when collecting the bikes.

If you would like to split the payment between several people, make sure to state your booking ID for every payment. As soon as we have received full payment for the booking, we will send you your voucher.

If you have any questions, please contact us at +46 (0)506 77 75 50.

Cancelation
If you need to cancel your trip, you will receive the whole amount payed back, if the cancelation is done 14 days before the day of departure at the latest. However, we will take out an administration fee of SEK 200:- per person.

If you are cancelling you trip later that 14 days before departure you will receive 50% of the payment made back, minus the administration fee.

If the trip is cancelled 24 hours prior to the departure day or if a booked person is not arriving on the day of departure, no money will be refunded.

For your safety, we give you a «Travellers Warranty» ensured by Swedish authorities.