Estonian-Latvian joint cultural heritage trail (60 km)

22 km of the trail is in Estonia, back and forth 44 km. On the trail it is possible to explore different heritage objects, like Taheva manor, windmill, ruins of hay barn and shooting range, European spindle (Euonymus europaeus) plantation, ancient and tapped pine trees. There are information boards in Estonian, Latvian and English at the objects along the trail. Signs at intersections are colour-coded and marked with symbols. NB! In Latvia the indication and information boards are partly depreciated.
Phone+372 501 9564
Type of objectCycling trail
Parking facilitiesParking for about 10 cars at the Cycling trails campfire site.
AmenitiesThe trail is equipped with information boards.
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Campfire site yes
Hiking options by bicycle
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
LocationStart of the trail at the foot of the Tellingumägi hill, Tsirgumäe village, Valga municipality, Valga County. Object no 14 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsOn Võru–Valga road (Road no. 67), 53 km from Võru, about 1.5 km after Hargla, turn left (follow the sign “Taheva Sanatoorium”), drive 1.4 km and turn left again. After 1 km drive off the asphalt road onto a narrow gravel road (follow the sign “Tellingumäe vaatetorn”) and the campfire site is after about 1 km. There is the start of Koiva heritage trails and also Koiva and Mõniste cycling trail. Tellingumäe observation tower is 250 m from the campfire site.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.598759
longitude: 26.332802
L-EST 97 x: 6386470 y: 639471