Estonia, the northernmost of the Baltic states, is among the least densely populated countries in Europe and boasts some beautiful natural landscapes. The Iron Curtain Trail follows the Estonian National Route 1 along the Baltic coast. Ferries will take you to the beautful islands of Saaremaa, Hiiumaa and Muhu. The Iron Curtain Trail also visits the country’s capital, Tallinn, of which the old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain Trail is a Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 2019.
EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain Trail is a Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 2019.

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Legend

Development status
  • Certified Section of at least 300 km that has successfully undergone the certification process in line with ECF’s European Certification Standard. It is the highest quality level on the EuroVelo network
  • Developed with EuroVelo signs Developed route (see category below) with continuous signing along the route, incorporating EuroVelo route information panels.
  • Developed Route developed for cyclists and signed in line with the respective national standard (i.e. it is part of a local, regional or national cycle network). There must also be a website providing information to users. Developed route can be heterogeneous in terms of infrastructure: type of cycling infrastructure, surface, width, gradients, etc
  • Under development Route containing sections that require further development (e.g. stretches on public highways with high levels of traffic). Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Planning Undeveloped route with no detailed information publicly available on the Internet. The itinerary communicated is a proposal for the best possible option currently available. It may also contain dangerous sections. Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Public transport link

Markers

  • Natuurlijk Erfgoed
  • UNESCO-werelderfgoed
  • Cultureel Erfgoed
  • Culinaire Hoogstandjes
  • Maritime Heritage / The Rhine / The Meuse
  • Other Point of Interest
  • Bus station
  • Train station
  • Mobility info center

National & Regional Information

Visit Estonia

Estonia's official tourist information website. It provides information about cycling events, pictures and transport services.

+372 6279 770

EstoVelo - Vänta Aga Cycling Club

Step-by-step guides to routes 1 and 11 on the Estonian cycling portal.

Kaarten & Gidsen