Picture at the locks in Kinda kanal taken from the water

Tips for excursions along the Kinda kanal

Here you will find inspiration for day trips that are to be found adjacent to the Kinda kanal. Locks, nature reserves, culture, farm shops and activities

Picture of people at Hovetorp's locks along the Kinda kanal in Östergötland

Locks along the Kinda kanal

Every lock gate along the Kinda kanal is unique and worth a visit. In total there are 15 hand-operated locks in nine lock areas that you can visit, which you can also get to by public transport. Pick your favourite or visit them all!
Picture of logs in Säby Västerskog nature reserve

Nature Reserves along the Kinda kanal

Along the Kinda kanal there are several nature reserves that are perfect for a day trip. We have gathered together some of the golden nuggets that steadfastly watch over the canal, where the city noise becomes merely a memory.

Culture along the Kinda kanal

Castles and manor houses, homesteads, cultural heritage and museums. There is a great deal of culture to discover along the Kinda kanal. Take a look at our map to find some of those special places ...

Farm Shops along the Kinda kanal

In Östergötland we love local produce. Along the Kinda kanal there are several charming farm shops that sell everything from meat reared on the farm, to ecological products cultivated with care.