Lake Vänern

Lake Vänern is the biggest lake in Sweden

Lake Vänern is the third biggest lake in Europe with a water surface of 5,650 km2 and a coastline of 4800km. The lake offers Europe’s largest freshwater archipelago with over 22.000 islands and islets for you to discover. There are 14 municipalities and three provinces around the same inland sea.

Regarding lakes, Lake Vänern is the most important commercial one in Sweden. You will find 38 species of fish here, and the lake is important for sport- and recreational fishermen.

What to do

The lake is a paradise for swimmers with many sandy beaches and shallow bays. A list of exciting activities here to mentioned sailing, canoeing, fishing, biking and golf. Lake Vänern is a top destination regarding culture and history.
An excellent way to discover the unique Swedish nature in connections, traditions, culture, good food and many other things.

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  • Lattitude: 59.031960
  • Longitude: 13.625511