Vättern Lake

Vättern is second biggest lake on earth, with its size of 1912 km2, leght 129 km, widenes of 28 km, reaching 119 m deep. Lake is found in the south Sweden, it reaches to Västra Götaland, Jönköping, Örebro and Östergötland regions. Lake is also part of water canal system that connect Göteborg at the coast of Atlantic ocean and Norrköping at the coast of Baltic sea.

Not far from Vättern lake there can be found skanzen Gränneberg, copy of swedish village from 16th century.

Visingsö Island

In southern part of Vättern lake an island called Visingsö. It’s an island with long history which started allready with old Vikings, who left behind hundreds of graves. A myth is bound to it, saying it was created by giant Vist, who thrown a ball of mud into the lake, so he could visit his family on the other side of the lake.

On the island there are interesting ruins of castle from midle age and church of Kumlaba Kyrk from 12th century.

Oresund strait

Oresund strait is placed betwen Danish island Sjælland and Sweden. It connects Baltic and Northen sea. This strait js 118 km long and 4 km wide, with average depth of 11 m. It also can be crossed by Oresund bridge in train or car, which was built in 2000 in betwen Copenhagen and Malmö.


Göteborg is second biggest city of Sweden with its 500 000 inhabitants. Göteborg is located at western coast of Sweden, in county Västra Götaland. It has great conditions for blooming trade, given by the location of the city. The city was founded at the beginning of 17th century by the king Gustav II Adolf. It is ofter called “Green city” because there is a lot of parks and 2 universites which are studies by more students than rest of universites in Scandinavia. In this city we have visited Liseberg, biggest amusement park in Scandinavia, and royal gardens of Slottskogsparken with variation of animals. In the end we have tried baguette with shrimp sallad at Saltholmenu where we had beautifull view upon river Göta.