Lithuania by bicycle

Bicyling in Lithuania / Fahrradfahren (Velofahren) in Litauen

Lietuva –  Litauen – Lithuania


LT1 / Southern Lithuania,
Dzukija region with  Dzukija National park 

LT2 / Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipeda,
“Nieman cycle trail” Kaunas-Šilute plus connection to Vilnius

LT3 / North East of Lithuania,
Region Aukštaitija with the  Aukštatija National park

LT4 / South Western Lithuania, 

LT5 / Curonian Spit, “Memelland” and Baltic sea coast 


A general presentation /
Eine allgemeine Vorstellung

In Lithuania you may find  two worlds

Or how do we stress it: We have anything but mountains. 

The two worlds is the hilly East with it’s lakes and forests on the one side and the seacoast with it’s beaches on the other side.

Therefore most of the interesting nature regions you find in the East, North and South of the Capital Vilnius:

  • the National Park Aukshtaija [LT3]
  • the National Park Dzukija [LT1]

Or at the Sea coast [LT5]:

  • the impressive sand dunes of the National Park “Curonian spit” and 
  • the National Park Zemaitija

One route – along the Nieman river – connects of Lithuania East with the West (the coast) [LT2]

The rest of the country is of minor interest (I shouldn’t say so, but many parts are quite flat, agricultural and lack sights and tourist infrastructure).

So for BaltiCCycle routes, the country was divided the two regions in the East – North of Vilnius (LT3) and South of Vilnius (LT1), the West of Lithuania (LT5) and the connection route (LT2). One project on cycle route development took as well place in the South West [LT4], but for international tourism this region is still of less interest. 


[LT] Local bicycle routes in Lithuania

Since several years were are collecting information on local bicycle routes in Lithuania on the ...
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[LT2] Nieman Cycle Trail

Pictures of this region [LT2] Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipeda: The Nieman Cycle Trail / der "Memelradweg" {{picLT2}} ...
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[LT5] Sea coast cycle trail Lithuania

Breathtaking views of the colossal sand dunes on the Curonian Spit – one of the ...
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[LT1] Dzūkija

Pictures of this region [LT1] Dzukija: The South East / der Südosten {{picLT1}} First ...
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[LT1] Warszawa-Vilnius

Route for GPS:!53.4415!23.8162 [shashin type="album" id="56" size="medium"] In the East - close to the ...
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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 ...
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[LT3] Aukštaitija

Pictures of this region [shashin type="photo" id="1949,1932,1916,1945,1930,1936,1935,1927" size="small" columns="max" order="user" position="center"] [LT3] Aukshtaitija Region: The ...
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[LT4] Suvalkija

Pictures from this region [shashin type="album" id="58" size="medium" crop="n" columns="max" caption="y" order="date" position="center"] LT4 Suvalkija ...
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[LT] Links Lithuania

Links In our online shop you may find: * information sorted by countries * ...
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