EuroVelo is a network of 14 long distance cycle routes connecting and uniting 42 countries in Europe. The routes can be used by cycle tourists as well as by local people making daily journeys. EuroVelo network will be substantially complete by 2020 and will have more than 70,000 km.
There are 3 routes which go through Russia:
EV2 - Capitals route
EV10 - Baltic sea route
EV13 - Iron Curtain trail
EuroVelo routes in Russia are not currently complete but cycle touring on conventional roads is still possible. The Russian Cycle Touring Club is available to answer any questions about travelling by bike.
Recommended route to avoid main road on EV2: Byelorussian border - Krasny (P135) - Smolensk - Dorogobuzh (P134) - (some sand road) - Viaz'ma - Novodugino - Prechistoe - Gagarin - (some dirt road) - Tsvetkovsky - Uvarovka - Borodino - Mozhaisk - Klement'evo - Ruza - Kolubiakino - Zvenigorod - Zhavoronki - Krekshino - Moscow (approx. 650 km).
EV2 main attractions:
EV10 and EV13 are the same route in Russia.
Descriptions of Narva/Ivangorod - St. Petersburg part is available in Russian
For Vyborg - Finland part it is recommended to use road through Brusnichnoe/Nuijamaa instead of Torfianovka/Vaalimaan to avoid traffic.
Official site of Eurovelo project
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