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The very nice area of northwest Malären.


Stömsholms Canal | Sweden: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 110 km
Number of locks: 27
Degree of difficulty: For beginners (many locks)
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: no rating
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Sufficiant

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Waterway has access to:

Hjälmare Canal | Sweden
Baltic Sea

Strömholms Kanal
makes a journey to the past of the Swedish industry possible; with old ironwork towns like Surahammar etc. The settlement of Ängelsberg with its well maintained foundries are even in the register of UNESCO memorials.
Headroom on this waterway is by 2 m only and, for the middle European skipper, it's a long way to go!