10 Most Peaceful Places in Sweden

7) V├Ąttern Lake

V├Ąttern Lake is the second largest lake by surface area in Sweden. The name V├Ąttern is closely related to “vatten”, the Swedish word for water, and also means “water, lake”.

V├Ąttern Lake

V├Ąttern has been famous for the excellent quality of its transparent water. Many of the municipalities in the area receive their drinking water directly from V├Ąttern. It is also known for the annual recreational cycling race “V├Ątternrundan” with more than 20,000 participants to finish the 300 km trip around the shores of the lake. The V├Ąttern Lake┬ádrains into Motala str├Âm through Br├ąviken into the Baltic Sea. The beautiful natural surroundings of V├Ąttern Lake gives the feeling of heaven. It is the sixth largest lake in Europe.



  • You can easily visit the V├Ąttern Lake by car or bus from the city J├Ânk├Âping.