Lidköping | 11 – 13 July

The Swedish Ship Götheborg arrives to Lidköping on the 11th of July and stay until the 13th of July. The visit to the city will be the third stop over on Vänern Tour. The quay turnes into an event area with exhibitions, concerts and crafts.

Lidköping is located on Vänern’s south shore. The city got its first known town privileges in 1446. At about this time shipping began to develop on Lake Vänern and became an important part of the city’s economic life. Lidköping began turning from an inland city to a seaport.

The Swedish Ship Götheborg arrives to Lidköping at 4.30 on the 11th of July. The arrival ceremony, including a cannon salute, interview with the captain and shanty singing, starts at 4 pm.

On the quay, there will be exhibitions of the Swedish East India trade in our historical exhibition and a photo exhibition with stunning images from the ship expeditions worldwide.

The ship will be open for the public on the 12th and the 13th of July. Welcome aboard to the smell of tar and wood, of adventure and sea. Talk to the crew who can tell you about life on board.

For the detailed program click here

On the 13th of July at 9 pm the Swedish Ship Götheborg departs from Lidköping and set course towards Karlstad.


11 July, 1 pm

13 July, 9 pm

The ship is open to the public

12 July, 10 am – 8 pm
13 July, 10 am – 8 pm

Ticket to visit the ship

Adults 120 SEK
Children 7 – 16 years 60 SEK
Family (2 adults, 3 children) 280 SEK
Children under 7 years free

With reservation for changes

Berth Position

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