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Holiday houses at Lake Vättern & holiday apartments at Lake Vättern

  • South Sweden | Holiday home with fishing area
    From USD 390

  • The best properties in Sweden
    From USD 312

  • Sweden | An entire lake for us
    From USD 313

  • Småland | All together
    From USD 323

  • Sweden | Sauna houses with lake view
    From USD 288

  • Sweden | Holiday houses with hot tub
    From USD 458

  • Lapland | Polar lights
    From USD 211

  • Sweden | Cheap and good
    From USD 205

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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.

Reviews from our customers

4.1 out of 5 (184 Customer reviews)
1 The holiday homes and apartments in at Lake Vättern have been rated by 184 customers, scoring 4.1 out of 5 houses, on average.

The top rated locations at Lake Vättern

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

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  • Property no. 982797
    from USD 922
    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
    7 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 841240
    from USD 547
    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, beach approx. 200 m,
    4.2 out of 5
    13 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 470642
    from USD 780
    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,
    4.6 out of 5
    8 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 196085
    from USD 537
    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 557
    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. 318181
    from USD 1,920
    for 1 week

    Mullsjö, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 120 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, WLAN, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna,
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 277077
    from USD 390
    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
  • Property no. 704453
    from USD 603
    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,
  • Property no. 278056
    + 1 more
    from USD 234
    for 1 week

    Söroset, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 65 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, non-smoking property, beach approx. 2 km,
    4.7 out of 5
    3 Customer reviews
    There is one further property type with one accommodation for this complex
  • Property no. 120003

    Karlsborg, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 59 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), WLAN
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 203490
    from USD 525
    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. 1126225
    from USD 715
    for 1 week

    Tived, Lake Vättern

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property,
    4.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
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