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Holiday houses at Lake Vättern & holiday apartments at Lake Vättern

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    717 offers

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    211 offers

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    203 offers

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    35 offers

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Book a holiday home at Lake Vättern for an unforgettable stay

The second largest lake in Sweden and the fifth largest in Europe, Lake Vättern is a slender body of fresh water that lies in south central Sweden. Whilst nearby Lake Vanern is better known, Lake Vättern charms visitors with its secrets, timeless folklore and wildlife. While some believe the name Vättern comes from 'vatten', the Swedish word for water, others believe it stems from an archaic word which refers to forest or lake spirits.

Cultural activities at Lake Vättern

Among Swedes, Lake Vättern is best known for the iconic monster that supposedly lies in wait beneath its still waters. While proof of it may not exist, the legend does undeniably make room for a little excitement. Cyclists should watch out for the popular annual recreational cycling race, the Vätternrundan, which attracts more than 20,000 participants who arrive to try their luck at completing the 300 km trip around the lake. The lake is surrounded by welcoming towns and villages such as Vadstena, Hjo, Askerskund and Karlsborg all of which offer cosy holiday rentals, holiday apartments and holiday homes you can rent. As the sun goes down, the waters take on surreal hues and it is possible to climb some of the cliffs which offer superb views of the lake. Sweden’s eventful past, in particular the castle of Läckö Slott, which was once owned by General Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie, is easily accessible from the lake.

Fishing and nature

Anglers are thrilled when they chance upon species of landlocked Atlantic salmon Arctic, char and pike. The Tiveden National Park, which lies between lake Vättern and lake Vänern, is an awe inspiring expanse of ancient forest filled with Ice Age rock formations. The northern edge of lake Vättern has a wealth of traditional country manors, holiday houses and holiday rentals. This mysterious lake at the tip of Scandinavia with its many secrets awits the curious visitor. Book your holiday house or holiday home in Lake Vättern today.

The top rated locations at Lake Vättern

  1. Motala
  2. Vallstorp
  3. Mullsjö
  4. Åmmeberg
  5. Askersund
  6. Jönköping
  7. Hammar
  8. Gränna
  9. Hjo
  10. Forserum

  • Property no. 841240
    from GBP 482
    for 1 week

    Mölltorp, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 80 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sandy beach approx. 200 m, sauna, ,
    4.3 out of 5
    14 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 470642
    from GBP 648
    for 1 week

    Åmmeberg, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 2 persons

    Approx. 50 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, non-smoking property, beach approx. 200 m, water approx. 20 m, sauna, ,
    4.8 out of 5
    12 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 493401
    from GBP 429
    for 1 week

    Åsbro, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 adults + 1 child

    Approx. 100 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, water approx. 20 m, ,
    4.5 out of 5
    4 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 704453
    from GBP 435
    for 1 week

    Visjö, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 60 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property,
    5.0 out of 5
    4 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1305992
    from GBP 913
    for 1 week

    Askersund, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 155 m², 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna,
  • Property no. 277077
    from GBP 287
    for 1 week

    Fågelkärr, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 90 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 40 m,
    4.3 out of 5
    7 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 109636
    from GBP 262
    for 1 week

    Suntak, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 7 adults + 2 children

    Approx. 122 m², 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher,
  • Property no. 1287959
    from GBP 615
    for 1 week

    Gränna, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 43 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), TV, washing machine, non-smoking property,
  • Property no. 982797
    from GBP 725
    for 1 week

    Tibro, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 adults + 4 children

    Approx. 70 m², 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, grass beach approx. 50 m, ,
    4.4 out of 5
    9 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 203490
    from GBP 378
    for 1 week

    Gränna, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 110 m², 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property,
    4.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 202074
    from GBP 273
    for 1 week

    Axamo, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 130 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, non-smoking property,
    4.0 out of 5
    3 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1007572
    from GBP 174
    for 1 week

    Bottnaryd, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 160 m², 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, dishwasher, ,
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