Tag Archives: lettland

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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Vidzeme by bicycle

[LV2] Vidzeme: The North East / Der Nord-Osten   Cycling between Riga and the Estonian border / Radfahren zwischen Riga und der Estnischen Grenze REGION VIDZEME Map on www.openstreetmap.org http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=270230 Main routes / www.balticcycle.eubetween Riga and the Estonian border a) to the North ATTENTION! do NOT use the main motorway along the coast (heavy traffic) but the road via Limbazi b) to the North Easth (Valga/Valka) Unfortunately the direct gravel roads between Sigulda and Cesis are UNCYCLEABLE and we propose to ride a small piece along the…

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Curonia by bicycle

Pictures of this region [LV1] Kurzeme: The West / der Westen {{picLV1}} ​   Sure, this route gives you one of the best impressions of the diversity of the Baltic States on the one hand there are different landscapes: Not only the Baltic sea shore but also lakes and rivers in the backyard. Not only the big cities of Riga and Liepaja but also small towns like Kuldiga which give you an impression on how life looked in the Duchy of Couronia. for a good…

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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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Latvia by bicycle

 Bicycling in Latvia / Fahrradfahren (Velofahren) in Lettland Latvija – Lettland- Latvia LV1 / Western Latvia,  Kurzeme region  (Couronia), Klaipeda-Riga LV2 / North Eastern Latvia, Vidzeme region with the Gauja National park LV3 / South Eastern Latvia, Latgale region LV4 / South Latvia, Zemgale region LV1 / Westlettland,, Region Kurzeme (Kurland) LV2 / Nordostlettland, Region Vidzeme mit dem Gauja Nationalpark LV3 / Südostlettland, Region Latgale LV4 / Südlettland, Zemgale region A general presentation / Ein allgemeine Vorstellung I remember that only some years ago cycling was classified in Latvia as “extreme tourism”. But meanwhile many things changed and in 2013/14 in the…

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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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