Category Archives: International routes, long-distance cycle routes

Basic Information on the EuroVelo routes No. 10 Baltic Sea Route, No. 11 North Cape Athens, No. 13 “Iron Curtain Trail” and the European Cycle route R1 in the Baltic States
Überblicksinfo zum Europaradweg R1, den EuroVelo-Routen Nr. 10 “Ostseeradweg”. Nr. 11 “Nordkapp-Athen” und Nr. 13 “Eiserner Vorhang” in den sog. Baltischen Staaten

[LT3] Route Description Riga-Vilnius, Lithuanian part

RouteMap [iframe src=”https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=232057&map=8!56.3598!25.9026″] https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=269985&map=8!56.3598!25.9026 you may  order the paper version of the booklet on shop.balticcycle.eu here: http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/special-guides-and-maps-for-cycling/8-riga-vilnius-by-bicycle-english.html This is the LITHUANIAN part of the Route of the route description from Riga to Vilnius via the East part of Latvia and Lithuania, the so called “Land of Lakes” from 2006. And here are all pictures and maps from the booklet:       Oh!, I see,these are the texts from a bike tour in 2004 which became the basis for the 2006 booklet 2004 06 23 Wednesday (Nordkapp…

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New Bike Map Latvia!

On the tourism fair  “Adventur” in Vilnius I’ve found e  new cycling map for Latvia. It is just a very non detailed overview map, but at least it unites local and long distance routes (such as the  EuroVelo-Routes). Available for free download on shop.balticcycle.eu http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/en/latvia-maps-tours-information/98-latvia-bike-map-2015.html   This Latvia Bikemap is a unique first-edition, which combines the best Latvian signposted cycling routes and Greenways, highlighting the uniqueness, cultural and natural heritage of Vidzeme, Kurzeme, Zemgale and Latgale regions. Vidzeme Tourism Association has prepared this map for…

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General Overview on long distance routes in the Baltic States (List)

Distances Cycle Routes in the Baltic States Fahrradrouten in den Baltischen Staaten   Estonia * Estland * Eesti (EE) Route Description/Beschreibung Km Code Estonian National Cycle Route No.1 A) Narva (Ivangorod, RUS)-Tallinn 311 Ee1a . B) Tallinn-Ikla? (Ainaži, LV) 670 Ee1b Estonian National Cycle Route No.3 Valga (Valka, LV) – Narva 402 Ee3 Estonian National Cycle Route No.4 Valga-Tallinn? 603 Ee4   Latvia * Lettland * Latvija (LV) Route Description/Beschreibung Km Code   in the Book "Latvia by bicycle" West of RigaRiga-LT border/Grenze (Klaipeda) plus extra…

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R1

“Euroroute R1” Europaradweg R1   Von Boulogne-sur-Mer bis St. Petersburg verbindet der Europa-Radweg Euroroute R1 auf über 3500 Kilometern die Menschen, die Natur und die Kultur neun europäischer Länder. An der litauischen Küste fällt er mit dem “Küstenradweg Litauen” (LT5) zusammen, in Lettland bis Riga mit “Burgenroute” LV1, der EuroVelo-Route Nr. 10, In Estland ist die Nationale Route Nr. 4 als R1 ausgeschildert. mehr www.euroroute-r1.de de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php  http://www.euroroute-r1.de/ http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Europaradwanderweg_R1

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EuroVelo13 “Iron Curtain Trail”

No. 13 The Iron Curtain Trail  experiencing the history of Europe’s division For almost half a century, Europe was forcibly divided into East and West by the “Iron Curtain”, a border stretching from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea. The European cycle track Iron Curtain Trail invites people to retrace and experience this important part of the continent’s history. English: www.ironcurtaintrail.eu/en/ Die Radroute am “Eisernen Vorhang Für nahezu ein halbes Jahrhundert teilte der Eiserne Vorhang Europa gewaltsam in Ost und West. Diese Teilung des Kontinents mit dem…

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International routes, long-distance routes (EuroVelo 10, 11, 13, R1)

Long-distance cycle routes in the Baltic States on all Routes  there are English or German language descriptions available. They are made here in den Baltic states by local cyclists – who knows the situation better? and often used in mass rides. You may purchase them seperately or in an information package via the shop. long distance routes (119)  .. are the connections between the four main places in the Baltic States: the three capitals Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn plus the Sea port of Klaipeda, close to the famous Curonian spit.…

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EuroVelo 11

EuroVelo 11 is called 11 the East Europe Route and connect (theoretically) the North Cape with Athens. On the state of the route there is an OpenStreetMap wiki page [4] for the Baltic States only marked on Estonia’s National Route No. 3. If you want to discover it in Latvia and Lithuania, you can read the BaltiCCycle.eu route descriptions “Riga-Vilnius by bicycle” (LT3/LV3) and Warsaw-Vilnius (LT1)  (sorry, there is no special infrastructure in Lithuania and Latvia there, yet) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EuroVelo#EuroVelo_11   No. 11  Athens – North Cape  

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EuroVelo10

EuroVelo 10 EuroVelo 10 runs around Baltic Sea. Some of its parts are mapped on OpenStreetMap project [2]. On the state of the route there is an OpenStreetMap wiki page [3] Map of the EuroVelo 10 Route http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=63584 for the Baltic States in Lithuania it is identical with the Sea coast cycle trail (LT5); in Estonia it is signed as the National Route No. 1; for Latvia you can find the cycling description on “Latvia by Bicycle” (sorry, there is no special infrastructure there, yet),BaltiCCycle regions for Latvia: LV1 (the West) and LV2 (NorthEast)   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EuroVelo#EuroVelo_10 No. 10 the Baltic Sea Route (“Hansering”):   

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International Routes, Long distance

  Long-distance cycle routes in the Baltic States on all Routes  there are English or German language descriptions available. They are made here in den Baltic states by local cyclists – who knows the situation better? and often used in mass rides. You may purchase them seperately or in an information package via the shop. ong distance routes (119)  .. are the connections between the four main places in the Baltic States: the three capitals Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn plus the Sea port of Klaipeda, close to the famous Curonian…

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[LT1] Warszawa-Vilnius

Route for GPS: https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=2766981&map=5!53.4415!23.8162     In the East – close to the border to Belarus – you find nature: Forests and rivers, and therefor also some National parks (Wigry in Poland, Dzukija in Lithuania. Still, this region is much less tourist than others (Mazuria in Poland or the Lithuanian coast). And the infrastructure is less developed and more like an adventure We did it in 2003: 159 cyclist “tried” this route between the two capitals of Poland and Lithuania. This route in future shall…

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[LV3] Route description Riga-Vilnius, Latvian Part

RouteMap https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=269985&map=8!56.3598!25.9026 you may  order the paper version of the booklet on shop.balticcycle.eu here: http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/special-guides-and-maps-for-cycling/8-riga-vilnius-by-bicycle-english.html This is the LATVIAN part of the Route of the route description from Riga to Vilnius via the East part of Latvia and Lithuania, the so called “Land of Lakes” from 2006. And here are all pictures and maps from the booklet:   LATVIA Riga Sorry, we so not say much on Riga, the capital on which you could buy dozens of books. Here the minimu hard facts (for more try to…

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[LT3 / LV 3] Riga-Vilnius

 {{picLT3}} {{picLV3}} mehr:   LT3/LV3 in the wiki   info zu Nordostlitauen ("Aukštaitija")here   info zu Südostlettland ("Latgale")here  Well, I know, the most cyclists try the direct connection from Vilnius to Riga. But that's a route we do not recommend: it is quite boring, flat, "nothing special" leading you through industrial and agricultural areas. So, what we recommend is to turn a bit more to the East and visit the reach nature areas of the Aukštaitija – literally "highlands" – in Lithuania, with the oldest…

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