Individual cycling tours

Along the Baltic Sea to the Curonian Spit 

Latvia, Lithuania (13 days, ~550 km)

This cycling route will take you from Riga along the West coast of the Baltic Sea of  Latvia and Lithuania.  On the way the route passes the sea resort Jurmala with 19th century wooden archicture, the picturesque Abava river valley, geologicaly interesting steep banks of  Jūrkalne, historically exiting city of Liepaja with great ambience and charming Kuldiga with the widest waterfall in Europe. In Lithuania the route goes through Palanga where Amber Museum is located and culminates at the National Park of the Curonian Spit with 60m high sand dune.

Read more about protected nature areas en route in the description below.
General information:
  • Route: Rīga - Tukums - Sabile - Kuldīga - Pāvilosta - Liepāja - Mosedis - Kretinga - Klaipeda - Nida - Klaipeda - Rīga
  • Individual
  • Recommended season: May - September
  • Tour length: 13 days
  • Total distance: 550 km
  • Daily cycling distances: 25 - 67 km
  • Road cover: asphalt (98%) and gravel road (2%)
  • Marked: partly marked veloroute Palanga - Klaipeda - Nida
  • The level of difficulty: Easy

1st day / Arrival to Riga
Optinal: transfer to the hotel.
Receive from the hotel reception the tour information pack with maps and detailed description of the routes, sites and overnight places.
Overnight in the hotel in Riga.

2nd day / Riga - Tukums
Receiving the hired bicycles which are delivered to the hotel.
Cycling: Rīga – Jūrmala(~30km, 100% asphalt) – Ķemeri (~20km, asphalt)
A ride through Jūrmala - the most popular resort town in Latvia. Beautiful beach, old wooden villas and lively pedestrian streets.
By train: Ķemeri – Tukums 1 (~25 min., ticket ~0.85 LVL per person, ~0,50 LVL per bicycle)
Overnight in the guest house in Tukums surroundings.

3rd day / Tukums - Sabile
1st option
Cycling: Tukums – Vecmokas – Pūre – Kandava – Plosti (Sabile) (~36km, 11km of this distance – on a major traffic road).
2nd option
Cycling: Tukums – Sāti – Grenči - Zemīte – Kandava – Plosti (Sabile) (~48km, 15km of this distance – on a gravel road).
3rd option
Cycling: Tukums – Abavnieki – Kandava – Plosti (Sabile) (~36km, 22km of this distance – on a  gravel road).
The part between Kandava und Sabile is very picturesque with small hills and with a view of the Abava river valley.
Overnight in 2-room camping cabins - WC/shower shared by those, overnighting in the 2 rooms of a cabin.

4th day / Sabile - Kuldīga
Cycling: Plosti - Sabile – Kuldīga (~49km, asphalt).
Kuldīga – a charming small town with romantic wooden buildings, the widest waterfall in Latvia.
Overnight in the guesthouse near Kuldiga.

5th day / Kuldīga - Pāvilosta
Cycling: Kuldīga – Jūrkalne – Pāvilosta (~63km, asphalt)
A unique steep bank of the Baltic see at Jūrkalne. There are so called blue cows grazing on the coastal meadows – a very rare cow type that is to be seen only here.  
Overnight in the guesthouse in Pāvilosta.

6th day / Pāvilosta - Liepāja
1st option
Cycling:  Pāvilosta – Vērgale – Saraiķi – Liepāja (~55 km, 6 km of this distance - on a  gravel road).
2nd option
Cycling: Pāvilosta – Akmeņrags – Ziemupe – Saraiķi - Liepāja (~55 km, 36 km of this distance - on a  gravel road or a forest road).
The route goes along the seashore with lonely beaches and good opportunities to take a swim.
It is possible to have a leisure evening in Liepāja town with many nice cafes. You can also venture to the once closed military town – residential area of the Soviet Army and the former port of submarines. 
Overnight in the hotel in Liepāja.

7th day / Liepāja - Mosedis
Cycling: Liepāja – Grobiņa – Bārta – Kalēti - Skodas - Mosedis (~70km, 7 km of this distance – on a gravel road, the rest on smaller traffic roads, asphalt).
The route goes through the Žemaitijos national park in Lithuania. You will see the  „Town of Stones“ – a farmstead, where the yard is decorated by many stones – small and big, hewed and natural.  There is a walking trail along the river Bartuve.
Overnight in the guest house in Mosedis.

8th day / Mosedis - Kretinga
Cycling: Mosedis – Salantai – Kretinga (~48km, 100% asphalt)
A ride through the Salantai regional park with beautiful hilly landscapes and a river valley. In Kretinga town you can see the cloister, the church and the  Winter garden of the count Tischkevich.
Overnight in the guest house in Kretinga.

9th day / Kretinga - Klaipeda
Cycling: Kretinga – Palanga – Klaipeda (~47km, 6km of this distance – on a gravel road)
Resort town Palanga. The route goes along the seashore, through the Pajūrio regional park.
Leisure time in Klaipeda in the evening.
Overnight in the hotel in Klaipeda.

10th day / Klaipeda - Nida
Cycling: Klaipeda – Juodkrante - Nida (~55km, 100% asphalt)
Ferry passage:  Klaipeda – Smiltyne (~ 1,80 EUR return ticket).
A ride through the national park of Curonian Spit – up to 60m high dune. Under the sand, winds have buried several fisherman villages. The movement of the sand is partly stopped by human efforts.  In Smiltyne you can see the Sea museum and the Dolphinarium, which is installed in an old Prussian fort. 
Overnight in the hotel in Nida.

11th day / Nida - Klaipeda
Cycling: Nida – Klaipeda (~55km, asphalt).
In Juodkrante you will see the Hill of Witches.
Ferry passage: Smiltyne - Klaipeda
In the evening, the hired bicycles shall be returned at the hotel.
Overnight in the hotel in Klaipeda.

12th day / Klaipeda - Riga
By public bus: Klaipeda -Riga (~5h)

Overnight in the hotel in Riga.

13th day / Riga
Optional: Private transfer from the hotel to airport or extra days in Riga or in the countryside in Latvia.

Package price: from 525.00 EUR per person*
*Minimum number of persons - 2.
*A price of the tour can change in case the planned guest houses/hotels are fully booked and we have to choose other accommodation sites.
*Prices may change due to changes in national tax legislation or other independent reasons.

Services included in the package price:
  • 12 overnights with breakfast in the accommodation sites as shown in the programme (DBL or TWIN rooms with WC and shower, except Sabile)
  • Maps with detailed description of the route.
Extra costs not included in the package price:
  • Single supplement per person: from 260.00 EUR
  • Hired bicycles with bags (10 days), including delivery: from 145 EUR
  • Individual transfer from airport - hotel in Riga: EUR 15.00 (1-3 pers./one way)
  • Helmets on request, 2 EUR per day/ per person
  • Extra night at the hotel in Rīga: from 60.00 EUR (DBL/ night) 
  • Extra night in Nida or surroundings: from 95.00 EUR (DBL/night)
  • Train, bus and ferry tickets and entrance tickets as per program
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