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Herraskoski canal

Kokemäenjoki River Basin 
Tampere-Virrat Route
Nautical chart: N516

Permitted vessel dimensions
35.0 x 7.3 x 1.8 x 7.0 [m]
(Length x width x draught x height)

Mooring: To ropes hanging from the lock platform.
Services: Guest harbours and their services located above and below the canal, the Heritage Village, the Canal Museum.
Difference in water level: 1.75 - 1.90 metres

The canal connects Toisvesi and Vaskivesi. The 825 m-long canal was built in 1903–07. The clearance of the swing bridge that crosses the canal is 5.1 metres and that of the fixed bridge is 7 metres.

The canal milieu is a good example of Jugend style canal construction. Rare rows of firs along the sides of the canal.

Self-service canal. When approaching from below, the self-service starter cord and instructions for its use are on the right side on the pier near the bridge, and when approaching from above, these are on the wall of the upper canal to the right.

Contact information for the canal

Tel. +358 (0)295 34 4153  (Murole Canal)

Self-service canal.

Opening hours 2024

Note. Exceptions to opening hours above the channel page.

May: at 7–21
June: at 7–24
July: at 7–24
August: at 7–24
September: at 7–18
October: closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, open on other days 7–17