Category Archives: Estonia

Cycling in Estonia / Radfahren in Estland

A General Presentation: Cycling in Estonia

The introduction of Rein Lepik, president of the Estonian cyclists’ club „Vänta Aga“ – see as well In addition to the wonderful natural environment, the size of Estonia is perfect for cyclists. It is possible to travel throughout all of Estonia, and Estonia offers an incredible variety of scenery. In only a couple of days you can cycle on the hilly roads of South-Estonia, admire a sunrise in the bogs, visit historical and cultural places in Central Estonia, enjoy views of the Baltic sea from the…

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(Deutsch) LV2 Tour de LatEst

http://tourdelatest.vidzeme.com/en/   Conference|Route in Google map|GPX, KML files for GPS devices|PDF maps|Gallery The cycling route “Tour de LatEst” goes through two countries – Latvia and Estonia. The total length of the route is 1075 km. About a half of the road surface is asphalt and the other half – gravel. It must be taken into account that the quality of gravel roads changes depending on the weather conditions and road maintenance intensity.  The route is very versatile in its scenic, visual, and informative qualities. By…

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[EE4] – National Route No. 4

[EE4] – National Route No. 4 / Nationale Estnische Fahrradroute Nr. 4   Those heading for Tartu from Valga may choose this alternative route, which makes a longer roundabout to visit Paganamaa (the Devil’s Land), Haanja Highlands and Setumaa. The first 45 km are covered on a fairly quiet asphalt-covered forest road. In Vastse-Roosa next to the Latvian border an entertaining sight is Metsavenna (Guerrilla’s) Farm with a recreation centre. Through Paganamaa we arrive at the banks of pretty lakes in the primeval valley of…

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Estonian Tourist Board recommends: 10 fascinating locations in Estonian nature that you cannot miss

Top TEN of nature destinations in Estonia: http://www.visitestonia.com/en/things-to-see-and-do-in-estonia/nature-holiday-in-estonia/estonian-tourist-board-recommends-fascinating-destinations-in-estonian-nature Estonian Tourist Board recommends: 10 fascinating locations in Estonian nature that you cannot miss Estonian nature has plenty of fascinating things to offer. Distinctive national parks, varied landscapes, islands and an indented coastline are all waiting to be discovered. Northern and Western Estonia When you travel in Northern Estonia and on the Estonian west coast, you can discover the beauty of unique Estonian landscapes. See beautiful seaside landscapes, fishing villages and mossy pine forests. Explore stylish manor…

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EE3: National Route No. 3

[EE3] – National Route No. 3 / Nationale Estnische Fahrradroute Nr. 3 Pictures of Rein Lepik, www.bicycle.ee     Road from Valga to  Mõniste Rest area at  Taheva Old wooden church Bunker at Metsavenna farm         Rest area at  Metsavenna farm River at Vastse- Roosa Typical gravel road in southern Estonia Piiriorg valley at Paganamaa         Lakes at Rõuge Landscape of  southern Estonia Road at Haanja region Lake Kavadi         Summer night  cycling Campfire Vastseliina castle…

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EE1: Estonia Baltic Sea coast route

pictures from Rein Lepik, www.bicycle.ee   Coastline at Kabli Road at Häädemeeste Crossing point of 4 routes Pärnu         Pärnu beach Liu village Coastline of Kihnu island Women at Kihnu         Lighthouse  at Matsirand Road from Virtsu to Laelatu Koguva village  at Muhu island Koguva village         Kaali meteorite crater Kuressaare Bishop Castle Kuressaare  city centre Kuressaare         more … http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=122848 http://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/en/relation/122848?zoom=7&lat=58.77604&lon=25.05687&hill=1&route=1         {{mapEE1}}     .Bike Route No. 1…

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Estonia. more background

NEUE Überblicksseite zum Radfahren in Estland NEW Overview page on Cycling in Estonia last update 2010-07-08 http://www.balticcycle.eu/index.php?id=133 " NEUE Überblicksseite zum Radfahren in Estland NEW Overview page on Cycling in Estonia Tallinn Tartu Estnisches Nationales Radwegenetz / Estonian National Bicycle routes: Fahrradroute Nr. 1 (EuroVelo Nr.10) – Küste & Inseln Fahrradrouten Nr. 3&4 (EuroVelo Nr.11, Euro-Cycle? Route R1) EuroVelo R1 http://www.bicycle.lt/de/main/info/wo/ee Fahrrad Velo fahren in Estland Internetseiten Estland! Fahrradgruppen (links):__ Fahrradklub Vänta Aga! in Tartu (auch verantwortlich für das nationale estnischen Radroutennetz Alle anderen Nationalen Estnischen Fahrradrouten außer…

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[LV2] Riga-Tallinn

 Between the two quite different capitals – the cosy medieval Tallinn and the Metropolis Riga there are two worlds: In the Estonia you may find a National Cycle Route network which was signed long years ago, in Latvia only in 2010 some regional routes started In Latvia there almost no signs, bad gravel roads, very few bicycle pathes and specially around the capital a hell of a traffic  Still the safest and most comfortable way to leave Riga in the direction of Estonia is to…

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Distances of Estonian routes

Estonian National cycle routes ———— ———— No. 1 = EuroVelo route No. 10 – "Baltic sea cycle route" No. 1 a) Tallinn – Ikla (border / Grenze LV)         No. of days No. of days km       fast version sslow version 53 Paldiski-Tallinn   1 1 101 Haapsalu-Paldiski   1 2 97           88 130 Hiuumaa-Haapsalu   2 3                                  …

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Links Estonia

    Homepages for Cycling in Estonia www.citybike.ee www.eetasoft.ee/karu.htm state tourism department (over 40 hints for cycling)  www.visitestonia.com     Tourism info Www.visitestonia.com www.investinestonia.com   www.turismiweb.ee www.maaturism.ee     www.vm.ee (Außenministerium / Ministry for Foreign Affairs) www.riik.ee   www.viroweb.com www.balticswordwide.com www.culture.ee www.festivals.ee www.estonica.org www.laulupidu.ee www.estoniantheatre.info www.estmusic.vom www.kunstikeskus.ee www.estlit.ee www.piletilevi.ee   www.einst.ee www.dki.tartu.eee www.mois.ee   Natur' www.envir.ee www.elfond.ee www.rmk.ee www.ecotourism.ee www.matkkaliit.ee www.looduseomnibuss.ee www.soomaa.ee www.lahemaa.ee www.karularahvuspark.ee www.matsalu.ee  

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