12 day bike tour in the wild west of Kurzeme
Ride along the stunning Baltic coastline and through the rolling hills of western Latvia over 12 days, spending 11 nights in guest houses and small hotels. Explore the sandy, deserted beaches and wild nature of the Kurzeme region by bike. This is a cycling holiday suitable for those who want to immerse themselves in the Latvian experience.
Kurzeme, also know as Courland or Kurland is the western region of Latvia, a wild part of the country famous for it’s sandy beaches, port cities and abandoned soviet military structures. Formerly the home of the Kurši a sea-faring pagan people, it later become a Duchy under the Lithuanian-Polish Commonwealth then the Russian Empire. Later historical events have left their mark on the region, but it remains rich in nature, especially along the northern coast.
Our 12 day self-guided bike tour covers the highlights of western Latvia; the port cities of Liepaja and Ventspils, Karosta abandoned naval base, the former capital of the Duchy, Kuldiga, cape Kolka and the wild northern coastline, Slitere and Engure national parks, Jurmala seaside resort and much more. Two days without riding are included to give you more time to explore the larger cities.
For a full itinerary, download the pdf version here: Kurzeme self-guided Route Description
Book early to ensure accommodation options are available. Exploring Latvia and the Baltic countries has never been easier, greener and healthier. Contact us now to organise your trip.