The world's biggest cycle race. Around Lake vättern and covers all of 300 kilometres.The race is part of the Swedish Classic and the Scandinavia Race
Because Vštternrundan is a recreational ride, no winners are listed.
The cyclists wear a computer chip registers their times.
Halvvšttern a 150 km long ride, starts and finish in Motala. Follows lake Všttern southward, after that turn north east to Skšnninge and then to Motala. The ride goes through a beautiful landscape. 15 years old or older can participate the ride.
Every who complete the course receive a medal.
Finishing under 5 hours for men 6 hours women will receive an plaque.
Halvvšttern a recreational ride, no winners listed. cyclists wear a computer that registers individual times. Times can be seen under Results. Everyone can check the time they started, when they passed check points and the time they arrived the finish in Motala.

Sten-Otto Liljedahl professor and medical sports advisor tested some ideas he had about relationship between hard training and need for food and water. 1965 together with Ewert Rydell from Motala they set off on severale rides around the Lake
Things they learned about long distance cycling are still used today.
The first official Vštternrundan was Friday the 17th of June 1966.

Tjejvšttern 100 km
Tjejvšttern is the largest recreational bike ride in Scandinavia, women only.


With about 50 km of bicycle paths. However Vätterrundan is the biggest reason Motala is known as a bicycle town.



Number of inhabitants:about 43,000. Distance from Stockholm 245 km,rom Gotenburg 276 km from Helsingborg 337.

The world's largest recreational bike ride, is Vätternrundan a truly challenging experience. The 300 km circuit Vätterns testing throughout all the participants gathered in Motala in June to attend.
Halvvättern is a very popular trip and attracts riders of all levels. It's a great test of endurance and also a very social occasion. Set in beautiful surroundings, it's a part of Swedish Half Classic.
Mini Vättern: For all children between six and ten years!
To get set up in the Mini Vättern you must be between six and ten years. You are six or seven years travel the short track is 1300 meters. You who are between eight and ten years of age are the long course measuring approximately 2,000 meters. The number of participants is limited to 1,000 people.


Vštternrundan 300 km

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