Country Holidays
ERDF Interreg CB
04/01/2019 - 06/30/2021 (CB779)

Long distance cross- border hiking trail "The Forest Trail"

Project goals

Project goal is to develop a long distance cross border hiking tourism route along the forest from Riga till Tallinn. The Forest trail will begin in Riga, then cross Gauja national park, Ziemaļgauja and Veclaicene. In Estonia will continue through the Setomaa, along lake Peipsi and further along the coast of Northern Estonia to Tallinn. The Forest Trail will guide hikers through ca 1050km of most beautiful nature territories as they would fallow the map the marked route, with a map or a mobile device in hand. Walking distances will cover of average 20km per day. The Forest trail will include all forest types and wildlife features typical of the Baltic States.

Expected project results

Long distance cross border hiking trail "The Forest Trail":

  • marked trail for all fitness levels;
  • total length of 1050km, split in ca 20km daily distances;
  • accommodation, food and transport services en route;
  • guidebooks, books and online information en route.
ERDF Interreg CB
This project is part-financed by the European Union and European Regional Development Fund Central Baltic Programme
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