Estonia and Latvia by bike

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Bike Tours, E-bike tours

Duration

10 days

Duration

325Km

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Self-guided

The beauty of this package is in the freedom it offers: without a guide, you are free to decide the timing, pace, and stops of your journey. Travel freely, travel your way!
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3/5 Medium

Moderate, between 35 and 85 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 300 and 1000 meters.

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Ring

The starting point is the same as the ending point, with overnight stays in different hotels and daily stages.

Description

Day 1: Riga
Individual arrival in Riga and check-in at the hotel where you will be given the tour maps with a detailed program and route description.

Day 2: Riga – Jurmala – Riga (30 km) | train (25 km)
Breakfast followed by a meeting at the hotel with a local representative for the delivery of bicycles. You then have the chance to take part in a guided tour of the historic center of Riga, a medieval Hanseatic city famous for its Liberty-style buildings. In the afternoon, we recommend cycling to Jurmala, a well-known Latvian seaside resort, known for its long white sandy beaches, mineral waters, and mud with healing properties. Take the chance to swim in the sea and try riding along the beach. In the evening you can take a local train back to Riga (30 min; not included).

Day 3: Riga – Gauja National Park (40 km) | minibus (50 km)
The day starts with a transfer to Saulkrasti, where you can visit the Latvian Bicycle Museum. You will then begin your bike ride towards Sigulda, crossing the Gauja National Park, enjoying a spectacular view of the Gauja River, and passing through Gutmana's cave, Turaida Castle and the oldest Latvian church, Krimulda, built in 1205. Finally, you will arrive in Sigulda, where you will spend the night.

Day 4: Sigulda – Saaremaa (38 km) | minibus (330 km) or ferry (6 km)
Morning transfer to the largest Estonian island, Saaremaa Island, which has preserved all the best of ancient Estonia. With little traffic and flat roads, Saaremaa offers the perfect rural environment for cycling. You will travel along picturesque roads, along the coast of the Baltic Sea to the village of Angla, where the iconic windmills are located. Transfer to Mändjala or Kuressaar and check-in at the hotel for 2 nights by the sea.

Day 5: Saaremaa Island (46 km) | minibus (40 km)
Today, you will cycle through the wild nature of Saaremaa Island and Sorve Peninsula, famous for its lighthouse. You can finish your day by visiting Kuressaare, the capital of Saaremaa.

Day 6: Saaremaa – Tallinn (30 or 40 km) | minibus (210 km) or ferry (6 km)
In the morning you will bike to the Kaali meteorite crater, which is one of the largest craters in the world and is a wonder of nature, the rarest in Estonia. Along the way, stop in Kuressaare and bus transfer to Tallinn. In the afternoon arrive in Tallinn, check in at the hotel, followed by a guided tour of the old town of Tallinn.

Day 7: Tallinn – Lahemaa National Park – Sagadi (53 km) | minibus (90 km)
After a short minibus transfer, you will have a circular bike trip through Lahemaa National Park, which is one of the last unspoiled regions of the Baltic coast. The National Park is a paradise for nature lovers. There are dense forests, peat bogs, lakes, and waterfalls to discover. If you prefer wildlife to landscape, you can see elk, wild boar, and over 220 species of birds.

Day 8: Sagadi – Mustvee – Lake Peipsi – Tartu (50 km) | minibus (160 km)
In the morning bus transfer to Mustvee, where you will start a pleasant bike ride along the shore of Lake Peipsi to Varnja. Peipsi is the fourth largest lake in Europe, divided in half by the Russian border; along the way, you will pass many fishing villages. You will reach your hotel after a bus transfer to Tartu, a historic university town founded in 1632.

Day 9: Tartu – Otepää – Riga (28 km) | minibus (285 km)
After a short bus transfer to Otepää, a charming place with many lakes, you will start your bike ride through the so-called Estonian Switzerland, starting to appreciate the surrounding environment. You will finish today's stage in Sangaste, famous for its romantic 19th-century castle built in the style of Windsor Palace. Transfer to Riga, where you will spend the night. Along the way, you can stop in Cesis, to visit the medieval historic center.

Day 10: Riga
After breakfast, end of services and individual departures. It's possible to extend your stay in Latvia.
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✅ What is included in the trip?

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary
  • GPS or navigation APP
  • All transfers with minibuses
  • Guided tour of Riga and Tallinn (each entrance to places is to be paid individually)
  • Return ferry ticket to Saaremaa Island

❌ What is not included?

  • Transfers not listed as "Included"
  • City tax
  • Tips
  • Journey to/from the starting point of the tour
  • Meals and drinks not listed as "Included"
  • Bike rental
  • Extras
  • Entrance fees, ferries and anything not listed as "Included"
  • Welcome briefing

💸 Cancellation fees

  • Time Range
  • Full refund
  • More 29 days of departure
  • 75%
  • From 13 to 29 days before departure
  • 50%
  • Up to 7 days before departure
  • Not refundable

Estonia and Latvia by bike

  • To visit Estonia and Latvia by bike, passing through two wonderful capitals, Riga and Tallinn, UNESCO World Heritage
  • To immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Riga, the capital of Latvia, stroll through the streets of the medieval historical center, discover its beautiful Art Nouveau buildings, enjoy the stunning scenery of the Baltic Sea and its interesting cuisine
  • To relax on the white beaches of Jurmala, a renowned Latvian seaside resort
  • To cross by bike the Gauja National Park, the largest of the Latvian National Parks, discover its important sites and the immense variety of landscapes, enjoying spectacular views on the Gauja river, a true national symbol to which songs are dedicated and on whose banks weddings are often celebrated
  • To bike on the legendary Island of Saarema, the largest of Estonia, to discover its 9 craters, formed over 3000 years ago with the fall of a meteor and delve into its lush, beautiful vegetation
  • To reach Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, the Pearl of the Baltic Sea and stroll in the medieval old city, a Unesco World Heritage, to discover its numerous treasures
  • To visit the evocative Gutmana cave and the Turaida Castle, places of ancient Latvian legends
  • To immerse yourself in the nature of the Lahemaa National Park, the oldest and largest of Estonia, and bike amid dense forests, lakes, waterfalls, rivers, and marshes
  • To bike in a wide variety of landscapes on the shores of Lake Peipsi, or Ciudi's Lake crossing the so-called Estonian Switzerland, on the border between Estonia and Russia
  • To visit the Sangaste Castle, a manor inspired by the Windsor Castle and to taste delicious dishes of the Estonian tradition combined with Sangaste vodka
  • To discover the Baltic Republics by bike, following the Baltic coast immersed in unique and unforgettable scenery

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