Our cabins in the province of Västergötland are located inland on the West Coast of Sweden. Västergötland borders Sweden's 2 largest lakes, Lake Vänern and Lake Vättern. This is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts and many of those who rent a cabin here are surprised by the large selection of fishing. In addition to the many nice fishing cabins we offer, here you will also find both bays, rivers and lakes. The selection of fish is large and many restaurants offer seafood, and both fresh and smoked fish.
Västergötland has an area of 3140 km2 and 675,000 inhabitants.
The landscape borders Småland in the southeast and Halland in the southwest. To the west, Västergötland borders the Kattegat, the West Coast and Bohuslän, to the north the landscape borders Vänern, Dalsland and Värmland and to the east Vättern and Närke.
There are many nice day trip destinations for you who want to rent a cabin in Västergötland. Of course, the beautiful and lush nature of Sweden stretches through the landscape in a beautiful variety. Below is a list of some popular excursion destinations that we at the cabin agency and those who rent their accommodation from us recommends.
If you rent a cabin by Lake Vänern, you will live by the largest lake in Sweden, including the largest Lake in EU. Lake Vänern offers nature, culture, activities and picnic opportunities.
Lake Vänern has an area: 5648 km2, Maximum depth: 106 m, Volume: 153 km3, Shoreline: 2000 km, Islands and cobs: 22,000. If you want to sail around Lake Vänern the distance is: 420 km
Lake Vänern is a very good and versatile fishing lake, there are 38 fish species and fishermen are engaged in both recreational fishing, sport fishing and professional fishing with trolling. Among other things, you can fish the world's largest lake salmon, the Gullspång salmon, which can weigh over 20 kg.
Lake Vättern is a smaller, long and narrow lake, although the second largest lake in Sweden and the sixth largest lake in the EU. Lake Vättern has an area of 1893 km2.
Fishing in Lake Vättern, Sweden's second largest lake
There are 31 fish species in Lake Vättern, including salmon, trout, char, pike, perch, grayling, pikeperch, burbot and crayfish. However, there are regulations for fishing, contact the owner of your cottage or the nearest tourist office if unclear.
The magical time of Christmas is approaching in Sweden, a balancing act of hectic preparations and the coziness of Christmas is spreading in houses and homes. Have a peek at the Christmas Eve celebration that takes place in the cabin, and read about the Swedish traditions here.