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Holiday houses at Lake Vättern & holiday apartments at Lake Vättern

  • South Sweden | Holiday home with fishing area
    From USD 306

  • The best properties in Sweden
    From USD 330

  • Sweden | An entire lake for us
    From USD 306

  • Småland | All together
    From USD 283

  • Sweden | Sauna houses with lake view
    From USD 288

  • Sweden | Holiday houses with hot tub
    From USD 485

  • Lapland | Polar lights
    From USD 184

  • Sweden | Cheap and good
    From USD 214

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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

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  • Property no. 470642
    from USD 826
    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,
    4.7 out of 5
    9 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 982797
    from USD 979
    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
    8 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 196085
    from USD 521
    for 1 week

    Gränna, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, dishwasher, non-smoking property, ,
    4.7 out of 5
    7 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 493401
    from USD 589
    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. 277077
    + 1 more
    from USD 386
    for 1 week

    Fågelkärr, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 90 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 40 m, water approx. 15 km,
    4.5 out of 5
    6 Customer reviews
    There is one further property type with one accommodation for this complex
  • Property no. 334990
    + 5 more
    from USD 347
    for 1 week

    Hammar, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 76 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 300 m,
    5.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
    There are 5 further property types with 5 accommodations for this complex
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  • Property no. 441054
    from USD 728
    for 1 week

    Askersund, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 105 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 1173543
    from USD 396
    for 1 week

    Sikudden, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 61 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 1 km, water approx. 14 km, sauna
  • Property no. 704453
    from USD 586
    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
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 42288
    from USD 980
    for 1 week

    Tidaholm, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 12 persons

    Approx. 366 m², 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher
    5.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1297414
    from USD 1,212
    for 1 week

    Brandstorp, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 104 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, non-smoking property
  • Property no. 714476
    from USD 318
    for 1 week

    Bottnaryd, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 adults + 2 children

    Approx. 75 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), TV, washing machine, dishwasher
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