Holidays in Östergötland! This exciting landscape offers plenty of historical attractions in the form of castles, monasteries and imaginative ruins. Not to mention the Göta Canal and all the lovely towns!

Holidays in Östergötland

During a holiday in Östergötland there is something for everyone, whether you like culture and history or nature and adventure. An exciting journey is to follow the Göta Canal by boat, motorhome or bicycle and discover all the beautiful gems along the route. Here, for example, you can discover the Berg locks, with the mighty lock staircase with no less than 11 locks.

Östergötland also offers many beautiful cities, such as Norrköping, Linköping, Söderköping, Vadstena and Motala. By visiting Old Linköping, you can also learn more about how people lived in Östergötland in the past.

Tips for your holiday in Östergötland

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15 things to do in Östergötland

Check out beautiful castles, travel in Arn's footsteps or take a boat trip on the Göta Canal? Here you will find tips for activities and experiences during your holiday in Östergötland.

Good to know before your holiday in Östergötland

Here you will find information and things to know before your holiday in Östergötland.

Accommodation in Östergötland

  • Hotels, cottages and hostels: There are many different accommodations around Östergötland. For hotels in Linköping you will find tips here.
  • Camping and caravanning sites: There are plenty of both caravan sites and campsites. For example, there are many pitches along the Göta Canal. Please note that popular sites can become full during the high season, so please book or arrive in good time. Read more about campsites and caravan parks in Östergötland here.
  • Free camping: It is possible to motorhome, caravan or campervan during your holiday in Östergötland, as long as you follow the laws and local regulations.

Food and drink in Östergötland

  • Regional courts: Östgötsk green pea soup with nettle bread, raggmunk with lingonberries and salmon dumplings with pea vinaigrette.
  • Delicacies: Vättern crayfish
  • Desserts: Smultronstället in Söderköping is famous for its ice cream.
  • Drinks: For example, try apple juice at Brunneby Musteri.

Activities in Östergötland

  • Nature: Hiking, cycling, golf and boat trips on the Göta Canal and Kinda Canal.
  • Culture: Art museums and galleries
  • History: Castles, churches, monastery ruins, museums and open-air museums.
  • For children: Valla farm and camping, swimming and much more.

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