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Riding from Riga to Kuldiga by bike

Kuldiga is possibly the most picturesque town in Latvia; the former capital of the Duchy of Courland and home to Europe’s widest (though definitely not the highest) waterfall. While difficult to get to, it is worth making the journey to … Continue reading

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Daily Bike Tours starting again on May 1st 2016

The first of May is a public holiday in Latvia, as people take time off for International Workers Day. However, for us at Riga Bike Tours and Rent, this is a day of work as we kick-off our Daily Bike Tour … Continue reading

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Kemeri National Park by bike

Ķemeri National Park is a large area to the west of Jurmala. A low lying region, it has a few large lakes in swampy surroundings. Beautiful and perfect for bird-watching, the large area of  Kemeri is best explored by bike … Continue reading

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Vidzeme Coastal Bike Route

There are a number of long-distance bike routes in Latvia. Three Eurovelo routes cross the country, Eurovelo 10, 11 and 13 and there are more routes that have been developed locally. However the most popular  route to ride is the Eurovelo … Continue reading

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Riga Bike Tours Season 2015 has begun

Spring has come early to Riga and therefore our biking season has begun a little earlier than usual. RIga Bike Tours and Rental is open from 10am to 6pm everyday at the “Riga Explorers Club” at Riharda Vāgnera iela 14. … Continue reading

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Winter in Riga

Riga Bike Tours has shut down for the winter, following our last tour of the year on the 13th of December, quite possibly the latest date we have ever run a bicycle tour in Riga! Although the winter is still … Continue reading

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Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum

Any bicycle enthusiasts visiting Latvia should make plans to visit the country’s first and only bicycle museum. A collection of bikes, equipment and advertising from Latvia and abroad, the contents of the museum are worth making the trip out to the … Continue reading

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A New Bike Path in Riga

Bicycle Routes in Riga are, to say the least, minimal. This causes us here at Riga Bike Tours and Rent to get very excited when there is the slightest hint of development in Riga’s cycling infrastructure. This year there has … Continue reading

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Bike Routes and Cycling Networks in Latvia

Planning a cycling holiday in the Baltics? Looking for some information about bicycle routes and cycle paths in Latvia? Want to know the safest bike routes through the country? Then drop into our office and pick up a map before … Continue reading

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Wondering Where to Rent a Bike in Riga?

Looking to rent a bicycle in Riga during your visit to Latvia? Then we have the answer for you. Riga Bike Tours and Rental have opened their doors for the 2013 season, renting top quality city-hybrid bikes for anyone who … Continue reading

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