Discover Lake Vänern

Discover Lake Vänern

Beatrice Törnros/Göteborg & Co

Beatrice Törnros/Göteborg & Co

Lake Vänern

Welcome to Lake Vänern by sea or by land – the door is always open.

Visit the biggest lake in Sweden - Lake Vänern.

Whenever you go Lake Vänern offers experiences for all senses. A real family holiday resorts with all kinds of offers.

A list of exciting activities here to mentioned sailing, canoeing, fishing, biking and golf.

Lake Vänern is a top destination regarding culture and history. Discover the historic ground, where events, buildings and people offers memorable stories.

Enjoy good food made from local ingredients and love, together with a stay in a traditional hotel here.


Welcome to the water.

You will find 14 municipalities and three provinces around the same inland sea.

Lake Vänern is the third biggest lake in Europe with a water surface of 5,650 km2 and a coastline of 4800km. The lake offers Europe’s largest freshwater archipelago with over 22.000 islands and islets for you to discover.

The lake is a paradise for swimmers with many sandy beaches and shallow bays.

Regarding lakes, Lake Vänern is the most important commercial one in Sweden. You will find 38 species of fish here, and the lake is important for sport- and recreational fishermen.

Whenever you go Lake Vänern offers experiences for all senses.

An excellent way to discover the unique Swedish nature in connections, traditions, culture, good food and many other things.



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Visit Göta Canale

Gota Canal Activities

Gota Canal Activities

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Tiveden Nationalpark

Tiveden Nationalpark

Visit Tiveden National Park and explore some of the most impressive nature in Sweden.

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Biking along the beautiful Göta Canal

Biking along the beautiful Göta Canal

One of the most popular biking options during the summer in Sweden.

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Lake Vänern

Lake Vänern

Welcome to Lake Vänern by sea or by land – the door is always open.

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The Museum of Work

The Museum of Work

Arbetets museum – The Museum of Work is an unusual museum.

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The Berg Locks

The Berg Locks

The biggest tourist attraction by the Göta Canal is the Berg Locks situated near the town of Linköping.

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Lake Vänern