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2017 Tour of Flanders

2017 Tour of Flanders

March 31 - April 03 2017
Ghent, Belgium
 

Cycle & watch the Tour of Flanders; 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 in Belgium 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 life time experience!  

Everyone knows that the heart of Belgians cycling passion is……The Tour of Flanders

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 new course track includes three climbs over the Oude Kwaremont and the Paterberg.

Itinerary Cycle Tour of Flanders 2017

DAY 1

Check in at your hotel around 14.00. Transfer from Ghent railway station on request. At 17.00 a welcome drink awaits you. The tour leader will explain the coming activities and itinerary for this Cycle Tour of Flanders program.

DAY 2

Are you up for the challenge?! Now it’s time to do some work!!! Today you can join the Tour of Flanders with some other 16.000 cycling fanatics. This biggest cycling event in Belgium is a must do/see event. Cycle the Tour of Flanders yourself. The former 26st editions have been a fantastic success. This challenge always takes place one day before the professional Tour of Flanders Classic race. Cycling Belgium is riding cobblestone stretches and cycling curving pathways. Join in on the atmosphere. It certainly is a life time experience! There are only 8 bib numbers available for the challenging  140 km ( 87 miles). Note it’s not a race. After the Tour of Flanders Cycle Tour event transfer back to your hotel. Evening at leisure.

DAY 3

Tour of Flanders, day at the races! There’s nothing better than being a spectator of one of the greatest Cycle Classics on earth. Today is National party day in Belgium. Everybody comes out to celebrate this monument of cycling. Have fun and enjoy your day with the Belgium’s. The Tour of Flanders Spring Classic is waiting for you! You get up early and after breakfast you’ll leave as soon as possible to go to Bruges Market to watch the start of the Tour of Flanders. Pop around with the professional riders and see how they prepare for a remarkable day. After the start you continue to the Oude Kwaremont cobblestone area where the professionals will pass by a couple of times. When the race is finished you will go back to Ghent where you will have a farewell dinner with your new fellow cycling friends!

DAY 4

Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Belgium.
If you want  to extend your stay sign up for the Cycle Paris-Roubaix Tour Transfers to Ghent railway station will be made by the tour guide(s). 

VIDEO: The Last Hour of the 2016 Tour of Flanders

2017 Tour of Flanders

 
Routes: 83, 133, 259km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 16,000
 
Costs

Days  4 Days/ 3 Nights
Price €725
Bikerental €150 Trek 4.5 Ultegra
Bikerental €125 Trek 4.3 105
Extra night  €125
Inscription €50
Deposit €400

What's Included?

Inclusions:

4 days/3 nights in a charming hotel around Ghent
Daily breakfast
Diner on day 3
Welcome drink on arrival day
English speaking tour guide
Group maximum 14 persons
Support van during whole Tour
Bike storage at our hotel
Transfers to/from Ghent railway station

Exclusions

Tour of Flanders Cycle event inscription 01 April 2017 € 50.00
-Fruit/Snacks/Sport drinks during event.
-Information sheets route maps
-Medical and technical assistance
-Free insurance
-Shower facilities after the race
Single supplement €250
Quality Racing Bikes € 125 for Trek Domane 4.3 with Shimano 105 and €150 for Trek Domane 4.5 Ultegra
Insurance
Airfares

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
Two Hill Climbs
 
Event Size
5000 +
 
Start Address: Ghent Train Station, Ghent, Belgium
 
 
 
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