3-day Lahemaa National Park Tour Back to list

Extending across the north coast of Estonia, Lahemaa National Park is the largest and oldest National Park in Estonia.

There are peninsulas in Lahemaa that reach very far into the sea and some wonderful bays. Lahemaa means “The Land of Bays”

You will find stony and sandy seashores, picturesque bogs, pine forests, old-growth forests, cliff forests, alvars and rivers that have cut into the limestone cliff. You will also find many geological, historical and architectural monuments in Lahemaa National Park.

This 3-days tour brings you to the main sights of Lahemaa National Park: Palmse and Sagadi Manors, Altja fisherman’s village, summer resort Võsu, romantic Käsmu village and Viru Bog. On your way  is one of Estonia's most known waterfall - Jägala Waterfall.

 Tour price starts from 117 EUR per person. Price inludes:

  • Accommodation 2 nights in double/twin room
  • 2 breakfast
  • Daily maps
  • Detailed route description
  • All taxes

Extras (not included):

  • Bike rent for 3 days 37 EUR per bike
  • Single supplement +30 EUR
  • Rent of Ortlieb waterproof pannier bags 9 EUR per pair
  • Rent of Ortlieb waterproof handlebar bag 4.50 EUR per bag
  • Train ticket to Kadrina-Tallinn, 5 EUR per person, bike is free

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We have 2 different itineraries for this tour. 

OPTION 1: Start cycling from Tallinn to Lahemaa

Day 1: Bike ride to Valkla. Distance: 45 km
Cycling out of Tallinn until town of Maardu is on bicycle road. Enjoy a panoramic view from Tallinn TV tower and discover foreign rarities and local plants in Tallinn Botanic Garden. Road then takes you to small town Maardu and continues around old Ülgase Phosporite Mines to Jõelähtme. Enjoy the views to Estonia’d most powerful waterfall in Jägala and continue to Valkla village. Accommodation in guesthouse next to the beach.

Day 2. Bike ride to Sagadi. Distance: 62 km or 73 km
Day 2 the route continues to one of the most known nature sights in Estonia - Viru Bog. You can take a walk on marked and signposted walking trail to viewing tower. Route continues to Palmse where is Lahemaa National Park visitors centre, Palmse Manor and Park. From here you have two options to continue: make a longer route through summer resort Võsu or take a short route to fisherman village Altja. Accommdoation in Sagadi, in hotel.

Day 3: Bike ride through Palmse to Kadrina. Distance: 31 km + 45 train min.
Last day you will cycle firat to Palmse then to Viitna and continue to Kadrina. Train back to Tallinn. Trains leave at 14:30 and 20:05. 

 OPTION 2: Spend all 3 days in Lahemaa

Day 1: Train out of Tallinn. Cycling to Käsmu. Distance: 38 km

Trains leaves at 8:50 in the morning towards Lahemaa to Kadrina. Twisted road takes you to Viitna and then to Palmse, where is Lahemaa National Park visitors centre is located. Visit Palmse Manor and Park and continue to romantic seaside village Käsmu. Accommodation in B&B place in Käsmu.

Day 2: Cycling to Sagadi. Distance: 14 or 26 km

Day 2 you can cycle directly to Sagadi or visit the sights of Lahemaa: summer resort Võsu, Altja fishermans village and hike in one of the trails in Oandu. Accommdoation is in Sagadi.

Day 3: Cycling back to Kadrina. Train to Tallinn. Distance: 31 km

Day 3 you will cycle first to Palmse and then back to Kadrina. Trains leave at 14:30 and 20:05. 

  • Ortlieb Handlebar bag with map case

    We rent waterproof Ortlieb Ultimate Handlebar bags.

    Rental includes map holder and holder

    Volume: 7 L

    height: 21 cm / 8.3 in
    width: 23.5 cm / 9.3 in
    depth: 14 cm / 5.5 in
    weight: 710 g / 25 oz

    1.50 eur

    OFF
  • Cargo treilers

    BOB YAK

    The Yak Trailer carries up to 70lb / 32 kg so you don’t have to leave anything behind. Trailer tracks rear wheel of bicycle, making it easier to navigate narrow roads or single track. Low center of gravity keeps the weight off your bicycle frame for better handling and performance than racks and panniers. Bag included.

    Cargo Space: 25in x 16in x 18in / 64cm x 41cm x 46cm 

    Bag: 94 L, 100% waterproof

    Prices:

    1 day (24 hrs) 7.50 EUR

    1 week 37 EUR

    7.50 eur

    OFF
  • Garmin GPS

     Garmin GPS Oregon 200

    5 EUR per day, 25 EUR per week.

    We have 5 GPS.

    5.00 eur

    OFF
  • Computer

     Computer: 1 EUR per day, 5 EUR per week

    1.00 eur

    OFF
  • Pannier bags rental

    Pair of Ortlieb waterproof panniers

    One pair 2 x 20 liters

    height:42 cm
    upper width:32 cm
    bottom width:23 cm
    depth:17 cm
    weight:1900 g.
    volume:40 l. 

    3.00 eur

    OFF
  • Helmet

    Available different size-shape-price helmets for everyone! 

    0.00 eur

    OFF

Great company and good service! Keep riding! George P