At a glance
This small Baltic country, popular for its charming rural villages and beautiful landscapes, is home to unspoiled marshlands, beaches, and swamplands. More than half of the country is covered in conserved forests, making it an ideal place for active travelers to explore the rugged wild.
Its untouched nature is home to some incredible wildlife, as well as several craters and waterfalls. In addition to its natural beauty, the culture and indigenous heritage are also intriguing!
Visit medieval buildings and experience the vibrant arts and nightlife here!
Why cyclists love it
- It's small in size, but that means cyclists are able to cover lage areas of ground in a short time
- Diverse landscape and natural beauty
- Abundant forests, mountains and coastal areas
- it's Eastern European charm
- Unique history and landmarks
Baltic Capitals: The Historic Cities of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn
Bike along the Baltic coast and visit several of Europe’s National Parks. This tour will take you to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, giving you the chance to explore along extremely scenic routes. While on this tour, you’ll have the chance to experience the contrasts of these three distinctive countries.
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On the blog:
- 7 Surprising things about bicycle touring Eastern Europe
This guest post comes to us from our friends Tyler Robertson and Carolyn Bys at Two Wheel Travel. They’re Americans living in Poland, exploring Europe by bike, and “mapping the bicycle travel revolution.”
Language: Estonian and Russian
Size: 17,413 square miles (45,227 square kilometers) - roughly the size of West Virginia
Border countries: Latvia and Russia
National tourist office: www.visitestonia.com