Mountain Biking in Estonia - 1 day - Beginner - Private
Family-friendly bicycle tour of Tallinn, Estonia’s capital city (Half-day)
Boasting stunning shorelines, modest hills and thick forests, there is plenty of incredible natural beauty to see in Estonia. Heading out on a mountain bike is a great way to cover ground and explore the country’s mainland as well as its many islands.
Best time to visit:
May to September
How to get there:
Any trip to Estonia likely begins with a flight into Tallinn Airport (TLL). From here, it is easy to find a bus into the city center, where most guides will opt to meet you before the start of the trip
What’s the weather like?
During the summer, average daily temperatures in Estonia are usually in the low to mid-20s (upper-60s to mid-70s). Thunderstorms are fairly common in the afternoon./ Spring and autumn are cooler than the summer, with the former tending to be drier than the latter
In spite of its small size – Estonia covers just 45,227 square kilometers (17,462 square miles) – there are plenty of incredible mountain biking opportunities to be had here. Of the three aforementioned long distance cycling trails, the longest is the Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve route. Stretching for 821 kilometers (510 miles) from the northwestern corner of the country to the southeastern, the route passes through 11 different cities and towns as well as a wide cross-section of Estonian landscape, from agricultural fields to the dark forest. The Penijõe-Aegviidu-Kauksi haru (613 kilometers/831 miles) and Oandu-Aegviidu-Ikla route (378 kilometers/235 miles) are the other two main long distance routes. The former goes from west to east and visits various towns along the way. The latter runs from south to north, passing through a wide swatch of Estonian landscapes, including villages and towns
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