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[LT] Local bicycle routes in Lithuania

Since several years were are collecting information on local bicycle routes in Lithuania on the web site  www.veloland.lt – unfortunately only in Lithuania. The Lithuanian State tourism department published a  small brochure with the presentation of different local bike routes. It is available for free download in our web shop as pdf. View larger Lithuania – selected bicycle routes (GERMAN version) A publication made in order of the Lithuanian state tourism department gives you a very brief overview on some local routes. for more details see www.veloland.lt…

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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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bicycle rental in the Baltic States

Bicycle rent BaltiCCycle.eu and it’s partner organisations in Vilnius, Klaipeda, Tallinn, Riga … offer a wide range of different types of bicycles … grab a bike and ride … The BaltiCCycle network offers via partners bicycle rent via the borders of the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), mainly between the cities of Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Klaipeda (former Memel). Despite of this much more is possible. Asking is always for free 😉 Frankas. If you ask by E-Mail, give us 72 hours to respond! For…

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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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[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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