to Forsvik at Gota Canal, which is one of the most interesting
old industry environments. Forsvik is Undenäs
parish in Karlsborg
Municipality. Forsvik offers many of the experiences of
industrial history with many activated. If you appreciate beautiful
and different environments where you will be pleased with your
to Forsvik and one of the most interesting old industry environments.
Bruk offers many experiences of industrial history and
industrial heritage of society. 2010 will be an anniversary
year! For 600 years ago, on 19 October 1410, Cecilia Jonsdotter
Roos donated Forsviks Mill to Vadstena Abbey. This year we
are celebrating with exhibitions, lectures, theater and events
Days over the weekend on 3-5 July, Forsvik days will be organizeddays
with forge, foundry, shipyard and mill as well as exhibitions
- On Forsviks Bruk is an old truck, a Chevrolet HS 157 of 1934
renovated. A real gem!
This summer also displayed an exhibition of fine historic motorcycles
The old Industrial
railway railway between Forsviks Bruk and the Gota Canal,
built 1886, is rebuilt to run tourists between the canal and
eight Mondays in the summer you will be offered a lovely and
music in Forsvik. The place is in the Foundry and the
time is at 19.00. Tickets and reservations: 0505-412 00
History - A thousand years in 100 minutes" is called this
year's theater that will be played in the Foundry at Forsviks
Mill on 6 - July 17, 2010
Shipyard / Ships "taking care" center
Shipyard looking forward to an eventful 2010th The shipyard's
next task is to renovate an old longboat from an old warship
on behalf of the Swedish Maritime Museum
Eric Nordevall II
paddle steamer is a replica of the original, which sank
in lake Vättern 1856. It is built on Forsvik shipyard
and was launched in June 2009. Teh steamer will be completid
this year and will be test run in the summer, after which
th premier tour will go through the Gota Canal to Stockholm
in August. Welcome to Forsvik Shipyard!
FORSVIK steam launch from 1867 (known as BALTZAR in the movie
"Gota Kanal 3 ') runs tours to passengers this year. Steam
launch tours can be booked by phone 0505-41250. Welcome to
technical experince for small and large children are new this
year. Visit Bookings, info, etc. phone 0505-41250. Welcome to
Canal first and highest lock with Sweden's first bridge in iron
Canal opens in 3/5 and closes on 26/9. During the period
from June 7 to August 19 is the lock open daily. -
In Forsvik is the channel's oldest and highest lock which is
a popular destination.
This year we celebrate that it is 200 years since the canal
was started in Forsvik
A unique Drawbridge in Forsvik. It was produced already in 1813
and is Sweden's first iron cast bridge.
bridge was in use until in 1957.
hostel, which is a restored working home for Forsviks Bruk
has 33 beds in 12 rooms.
Rum" In Forsvik is homely accomodations available
At Cafe ADA at Forsviks Bruk, you can also hav coffe.
are steam launch, steam engines and boilers produced
Next to the lock is also available a Lock kiosk