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Tour info: Cycle & Watch Amstel Gold Race 2017
14 April - 17 April 2017

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Welkom …Welcome! Cycle the Amstel Gold Race in Holland. Watch and ride the one and only Dutch UCI World cycling classic; The Amstel Gold Race. Experience this cyclo event with short, narrow steep climbs. Ride the Amstel Gold Cyclo event and immerse a beautiful cycling weekend in the South of Holland. 

Jump on your bike to get a fantastic experience in beautiful southern Limburg. 

  • Watch the 52th edition of the only Dutch Classic; the Amstel Gold Race
  • Feel the ambience of the race whilst following the riders on the track from the starting at Maastricht Market Square. Off course you will end your day on top of the famous Cauberg at Valkenburg to watch the finish of the Amstel Gold Race
  • Saturday 15 April will be a day to remember. The tour version of the Amstel Gold Race Challenge is the most beautiful and toughest Tour Classic in the Netherlands’. Don’t miss this unique atmosphere
  • Cycling in Holland is exploring beautiful picturesque villages on your way through southern Limburg
  • Taste the gastronomic specialities of the Dutch kitchen

On this four days cycling trip you will discover the best of the Netherlands. Explore the rolling hills in beautiful Limburg. This region on the footsteps of the Belgium Ardennes is famous for its steep, narrow climbs and is perfectly designed for cycling enthusiast. Including 31 climbs, many curves and often strong headwinds Amstel Gold race is definitely one of the toughest classics of the season. Welcome to cycling paradise! Don’t hesitate just book this fantastic Cycle Tour and immerse a beautiful cycling holiday in the Netherlands. 

Country The Netherlands -Limburg 
Trip Type UCI Cycling Classic Guided
Start 14/04//2017
Days  4 days/ 3 Nights
Price €695
bike hire €125 Tre 4.5 Ultegra
bike hire €125 Trek 4.3 105
Inscription €50
Extra night   €125
Deposit  € 400
Fitness level 3 Required

Itinerary Amstel-Gold Race 


Check in around 14.00 at the 3 *** hotel in Valkenburg. For those who want to have a railway station pick up please contact us. Valkenburg is nice little village and has the finishing place of the 2017 Amstel Gold Race. Welcome drink and evening dinner will be provided. The tour leader explains the coming activities for this Cycle Tour in Holland.


A day to celebrate! Are you a top class performer? Let’s see how you will do! So come and join us today with some other 12.000 cycling fanatics. This biggest cycle event in Holland is a must do challenge. Directly after our breakfast you leave to the start in Valkenburg. You will receive an itinerary, a registration chip, sport-food and drinks. There’s always technical assistance on the route. The former 13th editions have been a fantastic success. This event always takes place one day before the professional Amstel Gold Race Classic. You and your bike are one, moving together, riding steep climbs on narrow roads and absorbing the nature around. It certainly is a life time experience! You'll ride 150 km (93 miles) through Southern Limburg. Note: it’s not a race. After the Amstel Gold Tour version you go back to your hotel. Evening at leisure.


Day at the races. Be a spectator for a day! There’s nothing better. You will see the most important race in Holland. Why? Because today is national cycling day in Holland, everybody comes out to celebrate this monument of cycling. Have fun and enjoy your day with the Dutchies. You get up early. First breakfast and then you’ll leave as soon as possible to Maastricht Market square to watch the start of the Amstel Gold Race. Take a peek at how the professional riders prepare themselves for this awesome day. After the start you go back to Valkenburg to see the riders live in action. In Valkenburg at Cauberg hill you will see the riders passing three times. This year the finish line will be 1.8 km after the top of Cauberg hill in Valkenburg. On top you will watch the stage live on a big screen. Don’t blink! Evening at leisure.


Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Belgium or Holland. Transfers Maastricht Railway station will be made by the tour guide(s).

Arrival Day
Amstel Gold Cyclosportive
UCI Amstel Gold Race classic
Departure Day


Belgium’s and Holland’s main airport are Zaventem International Airport and Schiphol International Airport. There are many flights to and from Madrid,Paris Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Berlin, Rome, London Heathrow,Copenhagen, Barcelona, Athens, Zurich and many more very important cities from all around the Globe. Another important airport in Belgium is Charleroi International Airport. Ryanair has a lot of flights to/ from Charleroi like Rome, Barcelona, Manchester and Milan. Eindhoven Airport, only 90 kilometres from Maastricht has regular flights between Eindhoven and many important cities in Europe.
Dusseldorf International Airport is also an option and has many flights to /from European cities like Zurich,Madrid, Milan, Dublin, London Heathrow,Prague, Lyon and several other destinations.
Maastricht has a small airport with flights to/from Berlin, Moscow and Milan. 

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The Airport’s train stations are located below Zaventem’s International Airport and Schiphol International Airport. From Zaventem’s Internatoinal Airport, there are 4 to 5 trains an hour to/from Brussels North, Brussels Central and the main station Brussels Midi. From here all trains connect you to several destinations in Belgium and to Maastricht Railway Station.Trains from Schiphol International Airport to Maastricht Railway station are running every half an hour and the train ride takes two and an half hour.The Thalys (fast train between Paris and Amsterdam) has frequent fares, at least every half an hour between Paris Gare du Nord - Lille - Brussels Midi- Antwerp- Rotterdam – Amsterdam. The Eurostar (train which connects Great Britian to Continental Europe) from/ to London has up to 9 fares per day.

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Distances with car to Maastricht

  • Maastricht-Amsterdam Schiphol Airport     217 km
  • Maastricht-Brussels Zaventem Airport       121 km
  • Maastricht-Dusseldorf International Airport 111 km
  • Maastricht-Charleroi Airport                     125 km
  • Maastricht-Eindhoven Airport                    90 km



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14 April 2017 till 17 April 2017 - € 695

Dates & Prices
Date 14 April 2017 till 17 April 2017
Price € 695 per person based on Twin Share room
Single supplement € 250

Inclusions & Exclusions Amstel Gold Race 

All prices are based on double rooms.
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  • 3 nights lodging in boutique hotel in Valkenburg 
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 x dinner on day 3  
  • Welcome drink on arrival day 
  • English & Dutch speaking tour guide
  • Amstel Gold Race Cycle event inscription 16 April
    -Fruit/Snacks/Sport drinks during event.
    -Information sheets route maps
    -Medical and technical assistance 
    -Free insurance
    -Shower facilities after the race
    -Fruit/Snacks/Sport drinks during event
  • Group maximum 14 persons
  • Support van during whole Tour.
  • Transportation to/from Railway station Maastricht


  • Lunches
  • Amstel Gold cyclosportive entry €50
  • Single supplement € 250
  • Quality Racing Bikes €150 Trek Domane 4.5
  • Insurance
  • Airfares

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