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Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

Price from:

$903.04

Duration:

11 Days

Language:
Guide:

No

Difficulty: Easy
Support vehicle: No
Minimum participants: 0
Itinerary Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

Life moves at a different pace here. Explore Hiiumaa, Saaremaa and the western reaches of Estonia with this 10 day self guided tour. Sights include Sääre tirp (the mythical bridge to Saaremaa), Angla windmills, Kaali meteorite crater, Haapsalu, Kärdla, Kuressaare and Estonia's summer capital Pärnu. Quiet and flat roads.

This tour can be modified according to your needs - some days can be cut into half, you can have rest days in between or stay more than one night in some places. Just let us know how many days you have and how much you would like to cycle per day and we will come out with an itinerary for your needs.

HIGHLIGHT

The impressive landscape, huge coniferous and beech forests.

The wonderful old town of Tallinn.

The magnificent islands of Saarema and Hiiumaa.

The cities of Haapsalu and Pärnú, two pearls of the Baltic.

Route without technical difficulties (a hybrid or mountain bike is supplied) and in remarkably flat territory.

Itinerary Swipe

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Day 1 Tallinn - Tallinn

Day 1 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

Arrival at Tallinn airport. It is easy to get to the city center: by taxi it costs around €15, by Uber around €6 and by bus (line 2) or by tram (line 4) around €2. Once at the Hotel, it is well worth visiting the old town of Tallinn. It is a wonder!

Day 2 Padise - 65

Day 2 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

After breakfast, you have to go to the old town of Tallinn, where the bike is delivered.
After the corresponding settings, the adventure begins!
The tour follows the Northen coast of Estonia. Cliffs are followed by sandy beaches. After some up’s and down’s you will get to Türisalu cliff. Enjoy the view to to the Island of Naissaar and Vääna-Jõesuu. Take a break to enjoy Keila-Joa waterfall, the third most powerful waterfall in Estonia. Enjoy dinner in beautiful Padise Manor, located next to the mystic ruins of Padise Monastery. Accommodation in hotel.

Day 3 Padise - Haapsalu - 55

Day 3 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

This day is just riding day. Enjoy Estonian diverse nature: the route goes through forests and fields, you will pass some bogs. For such a small country, the diversity of Estonia’s landscapes is unique in Europe. Day’s highlight is Haapsalu – a charming seaside resort famous for its range of spa hotels and fine beach. The old town is popular too and Haapsalu Castle, haunted by a white lady, hosts many events including various music festivals. Accommodation is in small hotel.

Day 4 Haapsalu - Kardla - 38

Day 4 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

This day the tour takes you to the second largest island in Estonia – Hiiumaa. Formed as a result of a meteorite explosion Hiiumaa is one of the oldest islands in the world. Hiiumaa is known for its lighthouses, unspoilt nature, Kassari and the sense of humour of its inhabitants. After about 1.5 hrs on ferry, the route takes you to Hiiumaa’s capital Kärdla, known of it’s cozy islander atmosphere. Accommodation is in very small guesthouse.

Day 5 Kardla - Saaremaa - 58

Day 5 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

From Kärdla, route takes you to the South-Hiiumaa and first to Kassari island. On your way is Vaemla Wool Factory, where the yarn is made using authentic machineries from last century. Visit romantic Kassari chapel and take a walk (gnarled junipers all around) to well known Sääre tirp peninsula. In the evening ferry takes you to the largest island in Estonia – Saaremaa. Overnight is in romantic guesthouse. If you love nature, beach and sea, this is the place where to spend more than one night.

Day 6 Saaremaa - Kuressaare - 51

Day 6 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

Windmills are considered to be the symbol of Saaremaa. On that day road takes you to Angla Windmill Mount, where you can see the windmills characteristic of the island of Saaremaa, watch a miller at work and taste homemade bread. Make a stop in Kaali field of meteorite craters -the rarest nature wonder in Estonia, being at the same time the most spectacular in Eurasia. Your destination – Kuressaare, is small and charming summer resort known for its medieval castle. Accommodation is in small hotel next to the castle, sea and beach.

Day 7 Kuressaare - Koguva - 78

Day 7 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

This day road takes you to Muhu island. Muhu is the place where time rests – authentic sleepy fishing villages, working windmills, thatched cottages. Make a stop to look at some rare animals – emus, nandus and Kangaroos in Nautse. The day’s highlight is authentic Koguva village and museum - the best preserved 19th century village in Estonia, where all of the buildings are architectural landmarks. Overnight is in authentic tourism farm.

Day 8 Koguva - Varbla - 51

Day 8 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

From Koguva road takes you through Muhu island. Make a stop in Liiva to visit beautiful, early Gothic style Muhu St Catherine’s Church. Make a little detour to visit the luxurious Pädaste Manor. Ferry takes you back to mainland. Follow the cycle route 1 to the seaside to Varbla. Accommodation is in guesthouse next to the sea.

Day 9 Varbla - Pärnu - 70

Day 9 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

Quiet road goes through some very small villages and turns to seaside. Enjoy break in Valgeranna beach and continue to Estonia’s summer capital Pärnu. Pärnu is famous for it’s beach life and made it’s way to the list of Russian imperial resorts already in 1890. Long, white sandy beaches, shallow waters and “the best Sun in Estonia” attract Estonians and visiting guests alike. Make a walk on beautiful beach promenade, visit the old town, take a cup of coffe in Ammende Villa and just enjoy the atmosphere. Overnight in hotel, just next to the river, short ride from beach.

Day 10 Pärnu - Tallinn

Day 10 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

After breakfast at the Pärnu Yacht Club Pension, we will leave the bikes at the hotel and with our luggage (which has been transferred from hotel to hotel) we will take a public bus (€12) to go back to Tallinn.
Back in the capital (and after leaving the luggage at the hotel), the afternoon is used to finish visiting the magnificent city.

Day 11 Tallinn - Tallinn

Day 11 Bike tour. Western Estonia and the Islands

After breakfast at the Hotel, there are several options to get to the airport.

What's Included

Others My own bicycle

My own bicycle

Supplement price: $0.00

Merida Crossway 20 Lady

Merida Crossway 20 Lady

Supplement price: $17.32

Merida Crossway 20 Man

Merida Crossway 20 Man

Supplement price: $17.32

Cube Touring Hybrid 500 Easy Entry

Cube Touring Hybrid 500 Easy Entry

Supplement price: $32.48

Cube Touring Hybrid 500 Easy

Cube Touring Hybrid 500 Easy

Supplement price: $32.48

Cube Touring Hybrid 500 One

Cube Touring Hybrid 500 One

Supplement price: $32.48

Rent of Ortlieb pair waterproof pannier bags for 9 days
$27.07
Rent of Ortlieb waterproof handlebar bag for 9 days
$16.24
Daily luggage transfers during bike tour (price per person)
$297.76
Basic insurance
Breakfast
Hotel
Maps & Roadbook
Guide
Support Vehicle
Alcoholic beverages
Damage deposit
Dinner
Enduro body protection kit
Extreme cold protection kit
Ferrys
Flights
Local taxes
Lunch
Mechanic
Bicycle rental
Bicycle return to origin
National parks tickets
Non-Alcoholic beverages water-coffee
On route snacks
Parking
Petrol & oil
Photo-video souvenir
Spare bicycle
Tips
Transfers
Visas
  • 1.- The return from Pärnu to Tallinn by regular bus (approximately €12) is not included.
  • 2.- The ferries in Estonia (not included) have very cheap prices: between €3 and €4/person and between €2 and €3/bike. In total 3 ferries are taken.
  • 3.- The entire route runs along bike lanes, roads in very good condition and small local roads.
  • 4.- The bicycle route (day 2 of the program, since day 1 is the day of arrival) can start on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
  • 5.- Thanks to the tranquility and patience of Estonian drivers and the low population density of the country, there are few accidents with cyclists.
  • Early cancellation costs
    Cancellations made 7 days before the reservation 100%
    Cancellations made 15 days before the reservation 100%
    Cancellations made 30 days before the reservation 100%
    Cancellations made 60 days before the reservation 100%

    Important notice, in case of cancellation:
    The flight tickets, supplements and optional services subscribed in this tour regardless of the basic program, are subject to 100% of early cancellation costs.


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    Price from:

    $903.04

    Duration:

    11 Days

    Language:
    Guide:

    No

    Guaranteed tour dates
    2 2 1
    $903.04
    2x people, 2x bicycles in double room
    1 1 1
    $1,312.33
    1x person, 1x bicycle in single room
    * prices per person

    Any doubts? Call us

    +44 203 769 00 23
    +1 201 478 89 64

    Available bicycles:

  • Others My own bicycle
  • Merida Crossway 20 Lady
  • Merida Crossway 20 Man
  • Cube Touring Hybrid 500 Easy Entry
  • Cube Touring Hybrid 500 Easy
  • Cube Touring Hybrid 500 One