Tag Archives: Cycling in Estonia

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 – A Cyclists Paradise Cycling has rapidly developed in Estonia during the last few years. Along with other cycling events, bicycles are becoming more and more popular with hikers. When the borders were opened, the first dream of a bicycle fan was to cycle somewhere in Italy or Spain; however, cyclist have now discovered that Estonia also offers great experiences for hikers. Numerous foreign tourists have…

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Eesti – Estonia – Estland

A general presentation “Estonia is a paradise for cyclists” claims Rein Lepik, the president of Vänta Aga cycling club in the city of Tartu. The good news: In Estonia there is a completely signed bicycle network: overview map (chlick here) See as well the seperate web page (unfortunately not often revised) www.bicycle.ee 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…

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[EE4] – National Route No. 4

[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 from Valga may choose this alternative route, which makes a longer roundabout to visit Paganamaa (the Devil’s Land), Haanja Highlands and Setumaa. The first 45 km are covered on a fairly quiet asphalt-covered forest road. In Vastse-Roosa next to the Latvian border an entertaining sight is Metsavenna (Guerrilla’s) Farm with a recreation centre. Through Paganamaa we arrive at the banks of pretty lakes in the primeval valley…

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Estonian Tourist Board recommends: 10 fascinating locations in Estonian nature that you cannot miss

Top TEN of nature destinations in Estonia: http://www.visitestonia.com/en/things-to-see-and-do-in-estonia/nature-holiday-in-estonia/estonian-tourist-board-recommends-fascinating-destinations-in-estonian-nature Estonian Tourist Board recommends: 10 fascinating locations in Estonian nature that you cannot miss Estonian nature has plenty of fascinating things to offer. Distinctive national parks, varied landscapes, islands and an indented coastline are all waiting to be discovered. Northern and Western Estonia When you travel in Northern Estonia and on the Estonian west coast, you can discover the beauty of unique Estonian landscapes. See beautiful seaside landscapes, fishing villages and mossy pine forests. Explore stylish manor…

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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 Pictures of Rein Lepik, www.bicycle.ee Road from Valga to Mõniste Rest area at Taheva Old wooden church Bunker at Metsavenna farm Rest area at Metsavenna farm River at Vastse- Roosa Typical gravel road in southern Estonia Piiriorg valley at Paganamaa Lakes at Rõuge Landscape of southern Estonia Road at Haanja region Lake Kavadi Summer night cycling Campfire Vastseliina castle ruins Seto tourism farm Entrance to Piusa caves Piusa sandstone caves Sand…

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EE1: Estonia Baltic Sea coast route

pictures from Rein Lepik, www.bicycle.ee Coastline at Kabli Road at Häädemeeste Crossing point of 4 routes Pärnu Pärnu beach Liu village Coastline of Kihnu island Women at Kihnu Lighthouse at Matsirand Road from Virtsu to Laelatu Koguva village at Muhu island Koguva village Kaali meteorite crater Kuressaare Bishop Castle Kuressaare city centre Kuressaare more … 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 Cycling Route No. 10, which runs along the Baltic Sea.…

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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 Foreign Affairs) www.riik.ee   www.viroweb.com www.balticswordwide.com www.culture.ee www.festivals.ee www.estonica.org www.laulupidu.ee www.estoniantheatre.info www.estmusic.vom www.kunstikeskus.ee www.estlit.ee www.piletilevi.ee www.einst.ee www.dki.tartu.eee www.mois.ee Natur’ www.envir.ee www.elfond.ee www.rmk.ee www.ecotourism.ee www.matkkaliit.ee www.looduseomnibuss.ee www.soomaa.ee www.lahemaa.ee www.karularahvuspark.ee www.matsalu.ee   NEW Overview page on Cycling in Estonia last update 2010-07-08 http://www.balticcycle.eu/index.php?id=133 “ NEUE Überblicksseite zum Radfahren in Estland NEW Overview page on Cycling in Estonia Tallinn Tartu Estnisches Nationales Radwegenetz / Estonian National…

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Bicycle travel in Estonia and the Baltics

<p>&nbsp;</p> <table cellspacing=”1″ cellpadding=”1″ border=”1″ align=”left” width=”100%”>     <caption>Cycle travel in Estonia 2012</caption>     <tbody>         <tr>             <td>&nbsp;</td>             <td>&nbsp;</td>         </tr>         <tr>             <td>&nbsp;</td>             <td>&nbsp;</td>         </tr>         <tr>             <td>Riga – West-Estonia, Islands – Tallinn</td>      …

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Distances of Estonian routes

Estonian National cycle routes ———— ———— No. 1 = EuroVelo route No. 10 – "Baltic sea cycle route" No. 1 a) Tallinn – Ikla (border / Grenze LV)         No. of days No. of days km       fast version sslow version 53 Paldiski-Tallinn   1 1 101 Haapsalu-Paldiski   1 2 97           88 130 Hiuumaa-Haapsalu   2 3                                  …

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