Tag Archives: Cycling in Latvia

New Cycle Maps for Latvia! In our web shop

New in our web shop (shop.balticcycle.eu) – the Latvian Cycle Route Map from 2018 more information, pictures and order it here: (The map is completely in Latvian but I think about making an extra sheet with explanations in English) http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/en/home/99-cycling-map-latvia.html   Cycling Map Latvia Condition: New product new bike map with long distance and local cycling routes in Latvia (nice, but unfortunately all information on the map is in Latvian only ūüôĀ Tweet Share Google+ Pinterest Send to a friend Print 10,00 ‚ā¨ Quantity Add…

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Cycling adventure in Latvia (article from 2018)

I found this nice enthusiastic article on the web page latvia.travel of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) . Latvia – best enjoyed slowly!(it was one of the country’s slogans) Szymon Nitka Full article (in Polish):¬†https://www.znajkraj.pl/lotwa-na-wakacje-w-latgalii-i-na-wybrzezu-baltyku Cycling adventure in Latvia Szymon Nitka is a Polish travel blogger and expert cyclist. He travelled through Latvia by bike in May 2018 and documented his adventures. The Baltic States – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia – for mature generations of Poles are associated with the past¬†image of the…

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[LV1] Riga-Klaipeda / Curonia by bicycle

[LV1] Riga-Klaipeda On this route you will see: 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.   Main sights Lithuania Klaipeda (optional: Curonian Spit NP) Pajurio…

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[LV2] Vidzeme per Rad / Nordostlettland

[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=270230Main routes /¬†www.balticcycle.eubetween Riga and the Estonian bordera) to the NorthATTENTION! do NOT use the main motorway along the coast (heavy traffic) but the road via Limbazib) 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 main motorway   1. About…

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Zemgale: The South / der S√ľden [LV4 (LV1b)]

  [LV1b] Zemgale: The South / der S√ľden ¬†{{picLV1b}} Here I will add some basic information on the part to Latvia South of Riga. on the one hand it is a region full of history with the famous castles of Jelgava, Rundale and Bauska, on the other hand the territory is flat and not very interesting for cycling. Und hier kommt was auf Deutsch hin   Basically, we would go south from Riga to Bauskas, Panevezys, Ukmerge and Vilnius. We don’t really want to go…

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[LV] Local cycle routes in Latvia & Riga (Map)

City tours in and around Riga at:http://www.rigabiketours.com/ There are more offers, but we can’t make any recommendations, because we don’t know them personally ;). This is the English language adoption of information concerning local / regional ¬†cycling routes in Latvia. http://velokarte.divritenis.lv/ (Explation to the original map see below) Bicycle routes (by Ingus Salinieks, member of Velo Informacijas Centrs) https://maps.google.com/maps/user?uid=203675236885923899343&hl=lv&ptab=2 Kartes ¬©2014 Google –¬†InformńĀcija par karti ¬©2014 Google –¬†Pakalpojumu sniegŇ°anas noteikumi EuroVelo 10 Latvijas posms ¬Ľ AtjauninńĀts Nov 24, 2011   LiepńĀja PńĀvilosta   Latvian Cycle…

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[LV2] Vidzeme / North-East Latvia

[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=270230Main routes /¬†www.balticcycle.eubetween Riga and the Estonian bordera) to the NorthATTENTION! 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 main motorway   Pictures…

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[LV3] Route description Riga-Vilnius, Latvian Part

RouteMap https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=269985&map=8!56.3598!25.9026 you may ¬†order the¬†paper version¬†of the booklet on shop.balticcycle.eu here: http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/special-guides-and-maps-for-cycling/8-riga-vilnius-by-bicycle-english.html This is the LATVIAN part of the Route of the route description from Riga to Vilnius via the East part of Latvia and Lithuania, the so called “Land of Lakes” from 2006. And here are all pictures and maps from the booklet:   LATVIA Riga Sorry, we so not say much on Riga, the capital on which you could buy dozens of books. Here the minimu hard facts (for more try to…

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Hints, Links, Background Latvia, History of Latvia

    The Coat of Arms The coat of arms combines symbols of Latvian national statehood (three stars, the sea and the sun) as well as symbols representing ancient historical districts: Kurzeme and Zemgale are depicted by a lion, Vidzeme and Latgale are depicted by the legendary winged silver creature with an eagle‚Äôs head, a griffin. Geography Latvia is the central country of the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). On the world map Latvia is to be found in North-eastern Europe, on the east…

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[LV2/EE] Riga-Tallinn

[LV2/EE1] Riga-Paernu-Tallinn (via the Islands)On this route you will see: Main sights Riga Sigulda / Gauja NP Paernu Muhu Island Saaremaa Island Kuressaare, Panga, Kaali, … Hiumaaa Island Paldiski Tallinn Publications: [LV2/EE3&EE4] Riga-Tartu-TallinnOn this route you will see: Main sights Riga Sigulda / Gauja NP Cesis Valga/Valka Sangaste Suur Munamaegi? Otepae Tartu Lake Peipsi … Mustvee? cloister Lahemaa NP Publications: [LV2} [EE1}, EE3, EE4 Between the two quite different capitals – the cosy medieval Tallinn and the Metropolis Riga there are two worlds: In the…

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Riga

in Riga   Starting from May until October we are running Daily Bike Tours at 12:00 and 15:00 from R?tslaukums, opposite to the Riga Town Hall. Find us easily by the statue of Roland (thats the guy holding the sword!) or find us here on the map! You may want to book in advance to guarantee a space. Bicycle Tours in Riga Want to get a general idea of Riga, its history and its current situation? Then our Daily Tour is a great place to start. Feel like getting away from the hot streets of the…

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