Estonia by bicycle

Estonia by bicycle

“Estonia is a paradise for cyclists” claims Rein Lepik, the president of Vänta Aga cycling club in the city of Tartu.


Cycling Map Estonia

Main Cycling Routes on a Google Map


The good news:

  • In Estonia there is a completely signed bicycle network:  overview map (chlick here)

  • For the main routes there is a route description in Englishshop.balticcycle.eu

  • The route descriptions and the cycle map from Estonia you may purchase via our web shop balticcycle.eu/shop

  • The main cycling targets in Estonia

    The Baltic Sea coast (National Cycling Route No. 1in the west over the beautiful islands of Hiumaa and Saaremaa

    and the East – a meeting with lakes, forests and hills (No. 3 and No.4).

The bad news:

Even if the Estonians are doing very well, still some things are far from perfection:

  • In Estonia we may find a network of signed cycle routes not bicycle pathes:

    These routes are mainly on existing (car) roads. Heavier transport parts are not completely avoidable

  • in some regions there is still a lack in infrastructure – few places of accommodation, few food shops and of cause no restaurants

  • some roads – specially in central Estonia – are just boring, in the way „30 km straight, forest left and right, pass three cabins and next 30 km of forest“…

Available Cycle descriptions

Estonia:

 (In English)

  •  National Cycle Map (Scale 1:500.000)

    All routes in Estonia are postsigned

  •  National Cycle Route No. 1 (EuroVelo No. 10): Narva-Tallinn-Hiumaa-Saaremaa-Pärnu-Latvian border

  •  National Cycle Routes No. 3 and 4 (EuroVelo No. 11). Tallinn-Pärnu-Otepää-Valka


Publications on cycling in Estonia in our web shop

(see also below for FREE route descriptions on our web page)

 

Cycle Map ESTONIA 2016

Official map of the Estonian National Cycle Network. General information on cyling in Estonia: balticcycle.eu/routes/est

9,00 €
Tour de LatEst Guide in English

Log in here to download the English version or follow one of the links


More Information on Cycling in Estonia

[EE4] – National Route No. 4 (R1)


[EE4] – National Route No. 4 / Nationale Estnische Fahrradroute Nr. 4 http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=270860 http://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/en/relation/270860 Those heading for Tartu ...
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All Estonian cycle routes (2014)

All Estonian cycle routes (2014) Information from the website bicycle.ee (2008-2014). The website is discontinued General scheme History Signposts, signs ...
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A General Presentation: Cycling in Estonia

The introduction of Rein Lepik, president of the Estonian cyclists’ club „Vänta Aga“ – see as well www.bicycle.ee Estonia – ...
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EE1: Estonia Baltic Sea coast route (National Route No. 1, EuroVelo 10 and 13)

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=122848 General presentation Bike Route No. 1 in Estonia follows the Estonian coastline. It forms a part of the EuroVelo ...
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EE3: National Route No. 3 (EuroVelo 11)

[EE3] – National Route No. 3 / Nationale Estnische Fahrradroute Nr. 3 http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=270428 http://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/en/relation/270428 . Valga border checkpoint (0.0 km) ...
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Cycle Map Estonia and more – in our webshop

Cycle Map Estonia (in our webshop) New bicycle map Estonia ! It’s already the fifth, completely renewed edition of the Estonian ...
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Route Description Tallinn-Riga ​(from the BaltiCCycle 2001 route description)

Route Description ​(from the BaltiCCycle 2001 route description) [A-1] Tallinn – Riga 1st day (14.07, Saturday) Tallinn – Kloogaranna – ...
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Distances of Estonian routes

Estonian National cycle routes
———— ———— No. 1 = EuroVelo route No. 10 – "Baltic sea cycle route" No. 1 ...
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Estonia. Old information and links (not updated)

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 ...
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Cycling Map Estonia

Main bicycle routes on the OpenCycleMap – available for download for planning and navigation

https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#routelist?map=8!58.8448!25.8925


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