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Murole Canal

Kokemäejoki River Basin 
Tampere-Virrat Route
Nautical chart: N507 and N508

Permitted vessel dimensions
35.0 x 7.3 x 2.4 x 18.0 [m]
(Length x width x draught x height)

Mooring: To ropes hanging from the lock platform.
Services: Guest harbour and its services at the top of the lock.
Difference in water level: 0.90 - 1.50 metres

The canal connects Palovesi and Vankavesi. The 315 m-long canal was built in 1852-54. The clearance of the swing bring that crosses the canal is 1.0 metre (or about 2.1 metres when the water is at its lowest level.

The canal is manned. When approaching from below, the locking call point is located at the beginning of the lower canal to the right, and when approaching from above, these are at the waiting pier at the beginning of the upper canal.

Contact information for the canal

Tel. + 358 (0)295 34 4153

Service canal

Opening hours summer 2024

Note. Exception to opening hours above the channel page. 

May: at 9–21 
June: at 9–24
July: at 9–24
August: at 9–24
September: at 9–18
October: closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, open on other days 9–17 Bookings no later than at 15.00 the previous business day.