A six-day journey along Sweden's beautiful Göta Canal from Gothenburg to Stockholm
History & culture | River cruise | Short break | Summer
Cruises vary in length from two to six days, all of which can be arranged by our expert consultants. This four-day cruise, book-ended by nights in each city, allows ample time for stops and excursions and to admire the picturesque landscapes and historic landmarks of this part of Sweden.
Day by day itinerary
Stay at the superb Elite Plaza and take a stroll around Sweden's second largest city, exploring the Old Town and popping in to The Gothenburg Museum of Art, home to some of the best Nordic art in the world.
Stay: Elite Plaza Hotel, Gothenburg (Superior)
Embark for Stockholm from the Gothenburg docks. The journey takes four days and there are many highlights along the way. You'll cruise through a number of picturesque lakes, including Lake Vätten, the country's second largest; pass the obelisk on the Berg Canal, the highest point of the Göta; see a number of magnificent castles and glide past the unesco World Heritage Site of Birka, a Viking settlement understood to be Sweden's first.
Stay: Göta Canal Steamer
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner included
Transfer to the Diplomat Hotel and spend the evening wandering around the Old Town's fabulous bars and restaurants, or, if you're still craving the water, take a boat trip around the harbour before flying home the next morning.
Meals: Breakfast included
Stay: Hotel Diplomat, Stockholm (Superior)
Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
- Return flights
- 1 night accommodation in Gothenburg at Elite Plaza on bed and breakfast basis
- 1 night accommodation in Stockholm at Hotel Diplomat on bed and breakfast basis
- 3 nights Göta Canal Steamer in a category C cabin on full board basis (upgrades available)
Terms & Conditions
Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.
Meet our experts
Speak to someone who has been there on 020 7590 0618