Tag Archives: Cycling in Lithuania

[LT5] Sea coast cycle trail Lithuania

Breathtaking views of the colossal sand dunes on the Curonian Spit – one of the treasures of UNESCO‘s World Heritage List, relaxing blue flag beaches on the Baltic seashore, and more than 500 years of authentic culture and architecture – on a bicycle it‘s all within your reach! Lithuanian Seaside Cycle Route running through the captivating nature and impressive history of the past centuries, will definitely light up your adventurous spirit! A more than 200-kilometre length cycle route extends along three bodies of water –…

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[LT3] Route Description Riga-Vilnius, Lithuanian part

This is the LITHUANIAN 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. 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   And here are all pictures and maps from the booklet:     Oh!, I see,these are the texts from a bike tour in 2004 which became the basis for the 2006 booklet 2004 06 23 Wednesday (Nordkapp – Olympia)…

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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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[LT] Links Lithuania

Links    In our online shop http://shop.balticcycle.eu you may find: * information sorted by countries * Information packages for the BaltiCCycle.eu routes here * ready made  cycle travel packages here   Im Internetladen http://shop.balticcycle.eu/ gibt es die Infos sortiert nach Ländern, Infopakete für die einzelnen BaltiCCycle.eu-Routen hier sowie verschiedene vorgebereite Radreisepakete hier  

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[LT4] Suvalkija

Pictures from this region (click on any picture to see more) https://photos.app.goo.gl/gjpYcguTCm1HqyUg9 LT4 Suvalkija Cycle circuitThus there is already a high quality route description existing, this is still an unknown border region in the triangle Russia-Poland-Lithuania?. Maybe because it was a “closed region” in Soviet times?   Früher Außengrenze der glorreichen Sowjetunion besticht es heute durch die wilde Natur an der Außengrenze von NATO und Europäischer Union. Und wer um’s Kaliningrader Gebiet von Danzig/Gdansk zur Kurischen Nehrung fahren will, der ist hier genau richtig. Links…

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[LT3] Aukštaitija Region: North East Lithuania

Pictures of this region https://photos.app.goo.gl/Q3UMSsNdiopVNYT97 [LT3] Aukshtaitija Region: North East Lithuania  {{picLT3}} Very well in the reach from the capital Vilnius are the rich nature areas of the Aukštaitija – literally “highlands” – in Lithuania, with the oldest national park of Lithuania Links Route LT3 in the SHOP (English) Route LT3 im online-SHOP (Deutsch) 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…

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[LT2] Nieman Cycle Trail

Pictures of this region [LT2] Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipeda: The Nieman Cycle Trail / der “Memelradweg” {{picLT2}} First of all I have to say, that this route is one of my favourites. Why? Because it connects the “Eastern Culture”, the Lithuanian Capital, which is close to the border to Belarus with the Baltic Sea coast. Therefor it offers you to see the two different sides of Baltic states. Für mich eine der empfehlenswertesten Routen, weil sie den “Osten”, der schon nah am Russischen Kulturkreis liegt mit dem “Westen”, der…

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[LT1] Dzūkija

Pictures of this region https://photos.app.goo.gl/7ZGewPd6HDaQ3vVf9 “Atrask Dzūkija” -bike tours in Dzūkija National Park https://photos.app.goo.gl/dTBLRisGNuqzgniHA [LT1] Dzukija: The South East / der Südosten {{picLT1}} First – leave Vilnius to the Famous water castle of Trakai. Then, turn South. You will cross the hilly land of the Regional park Auštadvaris (and you will see, why they sometimes name it “Switzerland”), then enter the deep forest of the Dzukija, cut by big and small rivers. The wooden villages in the forests have often so few land, that sometimes it is…

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Vilnius

in Vilnius     Bei Velo-city in  Vilnius gibt's   Stadttouren   3-6 (!) Stunden Stadttour per Fahrrad "Vilniusser Kontraste" (20 Euro) – nimm dir die Zeit, du bis im Urlaub! Montags bis Samstags, 11 Uhr (Toursprache ist Englisch, andere Sprachen auf Anfrage) (Flugblatt Deutsch (pdf) zu Stadttouren und Fahrradverleih in Vilnius   Tagestouren Kanutour in die Nationalpark von Aukštaitija oder Dzukija (Ganztagestour, 45 Euro   / 150 Litas) täglich möglich, Anmeldung am Tage zuvor Flugblatt (pdf) Kanutouren in Vilnius   Velo-city offers 2010:   Citytours by bicycle      a 3-6 hours (!) city tour…

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[LT1] Warszawa-Vilnius

[LT1] Warsaw-Vilnius On this route you will see: The National Parks in the Lithuanian and Polish border regions, and town full of history Main sights Warsaw Lomza Brziabianski NP Augustow Suwalki Wigry NP Druskininkai Dzukijos NP Pivasiunai Aukstadvario RP Trakai Vilnius Publications: Booklet “BaltiCCycle Warszawa-Vilnius” More Information: Route for GPS: (only Lithuanian part see below) https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=2766981&map=5!53.4415!23.8162 Maps from the booklet “Warszawa-Vilnius” https://photos.app.goo.gl/WNh3D3cC8d3fukFi8 Pictures from the booklet “Warszawa-Vilnius” https://photos.app.goo.gl/1EG59ik9gbDxdwx77 [gplus-gallery user=”109669021566571606690″ album=”AF1QipPD0HihyYiGPxKO4W6sSfzr-doYYasjGaTnPac”] In the East – close to the border to Belarus – you find nature:…

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