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Have you ever wanted to try out the Spring Classics, but never found the right time? Take a few days off while you are on your business trip or family vacation in Europe and let us arrange your bike trip for you. You can ride exactly the same route as the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix and other Belgium Spring Classics. Enjoy the local cuisine and taste the best beers in the world to find your favorite. You can visit towns like Gent and Bruges, visit the Tour of Flanders museum, climb cobled Paterberg, Koppenber, Muur van Geraardsbergen or try to speed up on Trouée d'Arenberg cobbles. Choose your route and start pedaling!

Price: from 250 EUR / day

We present an example of what your express cycling vacation could look like below, all adjustable to your travel plans and needs.
WHAT'S INCLUDED?
  • Guided bicycle tour
  • Transportation from and to pick-up / drop-off place
  • Ride guide or support vehicle
  • Services of professional English speaking staff – guide, local knowledge, recommendations, stories, coaching if you wish
  • On-road supplements including fresh fruit, snacks, energy bars and drinks
  • Basic mechanic assistance
  • We welcome non-riders and family members of riders
 
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
  • Airfare
  • Travel and personal insurance (recommended)
  • Additional personal expenses i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, coffee stops etc.
  • Accommodations (available for an additional fee)
  • Meals (available for an additional fee)
  • Rental bike (different level carbon bikes available for an additional fee)
  • Other cycling gear - helmet, pedals, all clothing (available for an additional fee)
  • HC Bike Tours pro jersey and BiB shorts (available for an additional fee)
 
Day 1

Route of Tour of Flanders

Morning pick-up at Brussels airport followed by just a one-hour transfer to the small village of Oudenaarde. Light lunch and bike fitting then off we go for an approximately 5-hour-long ride of the Tour of Flanders. Koppenberg, Oude Kwaremont, Molenberg and more...these are just a few of the climbs you hit on your ride. We return around 7pm and have an excellent dinner at around 8pm.

meals
meals
Light lunch
On road supplements
Dinner
house
accomondation
Leopold Hotel, Oudenaarde
www.leopoldhoteloudenaarde.com
tour
accomplished
Distance 83 miles / 134 km
Elevation gain 5249 ft / 1600 m
Day 2

The old final stage of the Ronde van Vlaanderen

Early morning breakfast at around 7am followed by another 5-6 hour long ride. Today you will ride the old final stage of the Tour of Flanders, which featured until 2012. This includes Muur van Geraardsbergen, or Wall of Geraardsbergen (also known as the Kapelmuur, for the chapel situated at the summit), perhaps the most iconic of all Tour of Flanders climbs, Bosberg, and many others. Return to the hotel and have lunch at around 2pm followed by transportation back to the airport, arriving at around 4pm. 

meals
meals
Breakfast
On road supplements
Lunch
tour
accomplished
Distance 70 miles / 114 km
Elevation gain 4500 ft / 1400 m
WHAT'S INCLUDED?
  • Guided bicycle tour
  • Transportation from and to pick-up / drop-off place
  • Ride guide or support vehicle
  • Services of professional English speaking staff – guide, local knowledge, recommendations, stories, coaching if you wish
  • On-road supplements including fresh fruit, snacks, energy bars and drinks
  • Basic mechanic assistance
  • We welcome non-riders and family members of riders
 
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
  • Airfare
  • Travel and personal insurance (recommended)
  • Additional personal expenses i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, coffee stops etc.
  • Accommodations (available for an additional fee)
  • Meals (available for an additional fee)
  • Rental bike (different level carbon bikes available for an additional fee)
  • Other cycling gear - helmet, pedals, all clothing (available for an additional fee)
  • HC Bike Tours pro jersey and BiB shorts (available for an additional fee)
 

Let's talk when it's best for you

Calls need to be scheduled at least 4 hours in advance of the scheduled call time and will be confirmed via email. HC Bike Tours uses time zone GMT/UTC+1 and welcomes your call in early mornings, late evenings and on the weekends as well.

Any questions?