Welcome to Motala Municipality!
In Motala you can choose between lazy days at the largest swimming spot in northern Europe, Varamon, boat trips on the Göta Canal and Lake Vättern or taking part in activities such as kayaking, fishing, climbing radio masts, cycling or playing golf.
Visit historical and picturesque places, listen to different music events, pay a visit to one of our beautiful museums, watch the historical play about the Göta Canal or take part in a walking-tour in the footsteps of Saint Birgitta.
1 273,52 km²
Länstidningen ÖstergötlandMotala Tidning med Vadstena Tidnin www.motalatidning.se
Östgöta Correspondenten www.corren.se
Motala Tourist Bureau Hamnen +46 141-22 52 54 email@example.com
Welcome to Motala Municipality!
In Motala, you can choose between lazy days at the largest swimming spot in northern Europe, Varamon, boat trips on the Göta Canal and Lake Vättern or taking part in activities such as kayaking, fishing, climbing radio masts, cycling or playing golf. Visit historical and picturesque places, listen to different music events, pay a visit to one of our beautiful museums or take part in a walking-tour in the footsteps of Saint Birgitta.
See and Do
Here you will find wonderful bathing places in Motala Municipality: Strandbadet, BorenHökabadet, HökasjönKarlsbybadet, Lilla SalsternTorpa Sand, VätternSmåängens bad- och campingplats vid sjön Lien.Jerusalemsbadet, VätternKnäppaviken, BorenVaramobaden, VätternRåssnäsbadet, VätternPariserviken, VätternPariserviken hundbadplats, Vättern
There are many fishing opportunities in Motala. Lake Vättern offers salmon, char, pike. perch, whitefish and grayling which can be caught primarily off the beaches in Omberg. Göta Canal has been stocked with rainbow trout. You can also fish for pike and perch in Boren, Salstern and Frännsjön.
Here you can find Ulvåsa, a medieval farm where the Saint Birgitta lived most of her life with her family. The farm is located far end of the Birgitta's Cape.
Borensbergs District Museum
Come and see lots of old objects and photographs from the district. The museum is located in an old mill belonging to von Fersen. +46 141-407 59, +46 141-403 25, +46 141-413 48 firstname.lastname@example.org
Göta Canal Exhibition
The exhibition shows the entire Göta Canal history, from why the canal was built, to how it was built. Varvsgatan (the dock area), Motala +46 141-20 20 50
Motala Fire Fighting Museum
Approximately 400 objects are stored here from the fire brigades in Motala. Take a walk through the centuries of fire protection development in the old Customs premises. Sjögatan 1, Hamnen
Motala Industrial Museum
In 1822, Motala Workshop was established which had a major impact on the Swedish engineering industry. The museum displays a variety of products manufactured in the workshops which includes: steam engines, locomotives, and depth-chargers. You can also visit the photo exhibition of Motala Workshop's production and history. Verkstadsvägen 101, Motala +46 141- 21 13 45 email@example.com
Motala Motor Museum
Come and see the wide selection of cars, racing cars, motorcycles, toys, radios, cameras, car and airplane models, along with other curious oddities. All in a wonderful mix and for the most part, in its original environment. Hamnen, Platensgatan 2, Motala +46 141-588 88 firstname.lastname@example.org
S A Photography Museum
At the SA Photography Museum, you can see over 450 historical cameras, film cameras and accessories. Enjoy an old photographers studio from 1940 and view images from the 1840's and onwards. Nykyrka 348, Björkhagen, Motala +46 141-22 05 72 email@example.com
Swedish Porcelain Museum
See 250 years of Swedish history described in porcelain. There is also a large herb garden, English Park, Vehicle Museum and Baroque Garden. The Herb Garden is located in it's original location from the late 1600s. Godegårds Säteri, Motala +46 141-802 00 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Swedish Broadcasting Museum
See radio history described in a unique collection or try climbing the 120-meter high radio masts. Radiovägen, Bondebacka +46 141-522 02
You are welcome to visit the Nordic region's first Spa - the Medevi Brunn. Health care has been conducted here for over 300 years. Visit the well, along with the exhibitions and museum which are available in the area. +46 141-914 53 email@example.com
Göta Canal's second largest locks are located in Motala. Here you can see when the boats are lifted 15 meters from Lake Boren with the help of 5 chambers. +46 141-20 20 50
Sophia Isberg's unique wood carvings are in this castle along with one of Sweden's largest cabinet exhibitions. There is also a bird collection founded by the Motala Museum, Hjalmar Flodin, and donated when it was inaugurated in 1911.
Visit any one of the many churches in Motala Municipality: Ask ChurchEkebyborna church with Ekebyborna rectory, located on a peninsula in Lake Boren.Brunneby ChurchKristbergs ChurchMotala ChurchVinnerstad ChurchVästra Stenby Church
Ulvåsa Castle and Park
Ulvåsa Castle is privately owned and not open to the public. But, the beautiful English Park next to Lake Boren, is open to visitors all year round.
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