We have 2 different itineraries for this tour.
ROUTE 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. Tallinn Botanic Garden and TV tower are on your way out of Tallinn. Road then takes you to small town Maardu and continues around old Ülgase Phosporite Mines to Jõelähtme. Estonia’d most powerful waterfall in Jägala is on your way. Stay in Valkla in guesthouse next to the beach.
Day 2. Bike ride to Palmse. Distance: 67 km
Day 2 you have two routes to continue. One takes you close to the seaside with sandy beaches, great views and hiking trail to the third largest boulder in Estonia – Majakivi (House Stone). The other route takes you to Estonia's most know nature sight Viru Bog. Both routes meet in Palmse. Stay in Palmse in guesthouse. An extra day is recommended in Palmse to visit Käsmu and Altja villages.
Day 3: Bike ride to Rakvere. Distance: 67 km
Route to Rakvere has a lot to see. Sagadi Manor and Estonia Foresty Musem and Vihula Manor are on your way. After Vihula route turns to the seaside and that is one of the most beautiful routes to ride. Sagritsa Museum in Karepa is worth visiting and the break on Karepa beach is the must. Just a short loop away are Toolse Castle ruins. Castle located closest to the sea. The twisty road to Haljala is just a pure pleasure to cycle. Rakvere is your final destination on that day. Castle Ruins are worth visiting here. Stay in Spa Hotel.
Day 4: Train to Tallinn
Take a train back to Tallinn. It just takes 1h and 15min.
ROUTE 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.