Grade

Moderate

Accommodation

3 & 4 star hotel

Belgium

Ghent

Road bike

From € 175

Sportive 2023

Sat April 1

Pro Race 2023

Sun April 2

From: 525

Description

Tour of Flanders 2023

Tour of Flanders 2023

2023 Tour of Flanders March 31 –  April 3, 4 days/3 nights
2023 Tour of Flanders Cyclo – April 1 – Pro Race April 2

For private tours from 6 persons or more send an email to info@cycleclassictours.com
Please note: private Spring Classic tours come with a different itinerary than we have on our website. We can fully customize your private Spring Classic cycling trip up to 15 persons maximum.

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Ronde van Vlaanderen Watch and Cycle Tour

Stretch your limits and feel a bit of heaven! Watch and ride one of the most important classics in the world; The Tour of Flanders. Cycling Flanders is cycling many cobblestone climbs. Cycle all those famous cobblestones sections and find out how it feels to ride your own Tour of Flanders. This will be your once-in-a-lifetime experience!

“We Ride Flanders” around 16.000 riders tackle the Ronde van Vlaanderen course.

Those die-hards who take part in the Tour of Flanders Cyclosportive can choose from 4 different distances with the longest course departing from Bruges, just like the pros, while the three shorter courses depart from Oudenaarde. The four choices of events to enter: 75km, 144km, and 179km sportives from Oudenaarde and the full 235km distance from Bruges. The internationalization of the Tour of Flanders Cyclo has long been an established fact, which was proven last year since, for the first time, the Tour included more foreign riders than Belgians. The Tour of Flanders Cyclo has now been given the subtitle ‘’We Ride Flanders’’ in its communication.

Everyone knows that the heart of Belgian’s cycling passion is……The Tour of Flanders

  • The start of the Tour of Flanders is in one of the most charming cities of Belgium, Bruges
  • Cycle Belgium is feeling the ambiance of the race when we will follow the riders on the track from the start
  • April 1 A day to celebrate! The 29th edition of the Tour of Flanders cycle event We Ride Flanders. This cycling event takes place one day before the professional race.
  • Cycling Flanders is riding cobblestone climbs!
  • Explore famous climbs like Paterberg, Kwaremont, Koppenberg, Kluisberg, or the Wall of Geraardsbergen
  • Discover the beautiful medieval city of Ghent and taste Belgium’s gastronomic kitchen.

Cycle Classic Tours gives you the opportunity to ride and watch one of the five monuments in cycling history; The Tour of Flanders. Cycling the Tour of Flanders means; iconic climbs, through tiny medieval villages on famous cobblestone tracks. The Tour of Flanders is a national day in Belgium with millions of spectators. Oudenaarde will have the finishing line. The course track includes three climbs over the Oude Kwaremont and the Paterberg.

Day 1
Check in Friday 1st April,
Check-in at your hotel around 14.00. Transfer from Brussels running from the airport to your hotel in Ghent. Times from Brussels airport at either 11.00 or at 16.00. Airport transfers for flights after 16:00 cannot be accommodated.
Day 2
Tour of Flanders Cyclosportive
We Ride Flanders! The longer distance sportive will start from Bruges. The 3 shorter distances start in Oudenaarde. All sportives finish in Oudenaarde. In the morning after an early breakfast, transport you and your bike safely to Oudenaarde and Bruges for the start of the Tour of Flanders sportives. At the finish, you receive a well-deserved complimentary drink and snack. Then transport back to Ghent in order of finish times.
Day 3
The Pro Race
Today is the day of the Tour of Flanders Professional race.
  • Option 1 – You can purchase the Official 2023 Tour of Flanders Hospitality see Tour of Flanders VIP 2023  There are different types of VIP and hospitality access at various prices,
  • Option 2 – You can follow the race from Ghent straight to Oudenaarde and watch the full schedule of events from there including the women’s race start and finish, multiple passages of the women’s and men’s race plus the finish of the men’s race leaving Ghent at approximately 09:00 to allow some extra time in bed than the official VIP packages. In Oudenaarde, there will be large TV screens to watch the race and many facilities for food and drink at your own expense.

Oudenaarde Itinerary

  • 11.00: start of Tour of Flanders for women in the Oudenaarde marketplace
  • 12.25: Passage women on the Wolvenberg
  • 12.30: Passage Tour of Flanders men at the market in Oudenaarde
  • 13.10: Passage Eikenberg and Wolvenberg
  • 13.15: Passage cobblestone zone Ruiterstraat/Kerkgate
  • 14.45: Finish women at Minderbroedersstraat in Oudenaarde
  • 15.10: Passage men Koppenberg
  • 16.10: Finish men at Minderbroedersstraat in Oudenaarde
Day 4
Departure day
Please check out of the hotel and make your own onward travel arrangements or make use of the airport transfer. There is one departure transfer on 3rd April departing the hotel at 08:00 for flights departing Brussels Airport (BRU) after 12:00 noon. Airport transfers for flights departing before 12:00 noon cannot be accommodated
  • Airport
    Belgium’s main airport is Zaventem 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. The second most important is Charleroi International Airport. Ryanair has a lot of flights to and from Charleroi.
  • Train
    The Airport’s train station is located below Zaventem International 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. International Trains will leave to and from Brussels Midi Railway station. The Thalys (fast train between Paris and Amsterdam) has frequent fares between Paris Gare du Nord – Lille – Brussels Midi- Antwerp- Rotterdam – Amsterdam at least every half an hour. The Eurostar (train which connects Great Britain to Continental Europe) from/ to London has up to 9 fares per day. Gent is only a 30-minute ride from Brussels Zaventem Airport. Ghent’s main railway station is Sint-Pieters.

 




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  • Tour of Flanders Sportive Entry pack delivered to your hotel if entry booked with
  • 3 nights hotel at the NH Ghent Belfort or Ibis Kathedraal
  • 3 breakfasts at convenient times for the events
  • All hotel taxes
  • Airport transfers at set times (Brussels airport arrivals
  • The services of the International staff
  • Coach transport to Antwerp and/or Oudenaarde on Tour of Flanders Cyclo-Sportive day
  • Coach transport to Oudenaarde on Tour of Flanders pro race day
  • Packed lunch on the day of the Tour of Flanders Sportive
  • Bike storage at the hotel
  • A cycling jersey
  • Entry into the Tour of Flanders Cyclo Sportive (We Ride Flanders).
  • Bike rental - road bike from € 165 check  Bike rentals Tour of Flanders
  • VIP - Finish Oudenaarde Flanders Classics Club € 375 
  • VIP Breakfast Bruges Start € 195
  • VIP Oude Kwaremont € 515
  • Entry into the 2023 Tour of Flanders cyclo sportive - option to purchase
  • 235 km - 179 km - 144 km - 75km
  • Please note, if you do not take our option for the cyclosportive and you want to ride, you need to enter yourself directly with the race organizer but you will have to queue to register in the morning before the race to collect your race number. Please also note that for the 2023 Flanders Cyclo Sportive the entries will not be available on the day of the event as the event is likely to sell out in advance. we can offer you guaranteed entries to this iconic cycling event.

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