WORLD TOUR

3 NIGHTS

COMFORT

LEVEL 2 – 3

200 KM

EXPERIENCE THE RONDE VAN VLAANDEREN

Experience the Tour of Flanders – spectate the Pro-race and tackle the course yourself with the comfort of pro-support from the Eat Sleep Cycle team. This is a cycling experience for any true cyclist & cycling fan.

The first edition of the race was held in 1913 and today has become one of the 5 monuments of cycling and equals Paris Roubaix as the most iconic Cobbled Classic & the finest Flemish race on the calendar.

Join Eat Sleep Cycle for a fabulous, fun weekend where cycling legends are made. Our support team will take care of you every step of the way, ensuring you and your bike are prepared for the tough road ahead!

CYCLING ITINERARY

Day 1:

Arrival in Vollezele

Day 2:

The Tour of Flanders World Tour Pro Race
Watch the Pro race & ride up to 60 kms, or choose a position on the Kwaremont and soak up the atmosphere & beers with the Belgian fans.

Day 3:

Ride the cobbled sections of the Ronde Van Vlaanderen away from the crowds of the sportive, 140 km

Day 4:

Optional morning ride, Oudenaarde & the Ronde Van Vlaanderen museum
Departure

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Yes!

This is a great tour for hardcore cycling fans and/or hardcore cyclists. With full vehicle support during your own RVV attempt, riders can choose to hop in the broom wagon when the cobbles start to take their toll.

MAP

Tour of Flanders Map

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • THE TOUR OF FLANDERS COBBLED CLASSIC
  • THE KOPPENBERG, WHICH MAXES OUT AT 23%
  • THE MUUR OF GERAARDSBERGEN

TOUR OF FLANDERS TOUR INFORMATION

RIDE SUPPORT

Full Support

The tour is fully supported by our team of guides and vehicles.

Eat Sleep Cycle ride leaders are experienced riders from all walks of life united by a love of Cycling who’ll help to keep the group safe, motivated and savouring the trip of a lifetime. Our Tour Leader for Flanders knows the region & the race well.

Quick Facts
  • 2004 SAW THE ADDITION OF A WOMEN’S PRO RACE
  • RUSSIAN ZOULFIA ZABIROVA WON THE INAUGURAL EDITION
  • TOM BOONEN & FABIAN CANCELLARA HOLDS 3 RACE WINS EACH

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

Flemish Cuisine

Enjoy Flemish hospitality in the town of Vollezele. Flemish food is defined by authenticity & quality and seasonal produce is where it’s at. Expect hearty fare including beef stews slow cooked in beer, chicken and fish stew, mussels and chips, with Belgian chocolate in reserve for dessert

Breakfast and roadside lunches prepared by the team are included in the package.

Enjoy evening meals in town at your own expense – we’ll recommend the best options in Vollezele and make group reservations.

Flemish Hospitality

Stay in a 3* Flemish Bed & Breakfast in the town of Vollezele.

BIKE HIRE

Bike Hire

Benefit from a 10% discount on any Eat Sleep Cycle bike hire as part of this package.

Choose from a Ridley, designed in cycling’s heartland of Belgium, or a state-of-the-art Factor bike.  All our bikes are supplied with compact 50-34 chainsets & 11-32 cassettes. 

Our Bikes

RIDLEY FENIX SL 105

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano 105 11-speed
  • Forza RC23 wheelset

RIDLEY HELIUM X

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed
  • Forza RC23 wheelset

RIDLEY FENIX DISC

  • Disc Brake Road Bike
  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed
  • Hydraulic disc brakes
  • DTSwiss R24 DB wheelset.

FACTOR O2

  • State-of-the-art lightweight frameset
  • Black Inc. carbon wheels & finishing kit
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2

TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

Trip Dates

6th – 9th April 2019

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Price Per Head

€729

Travel Logistics

Meeting Point: Meet at Brussels Midi Train Station at 14:00 on the 6th April 2019. It is a 42 min bus journey from Brussels Airport for those flying in.

Guests will be returned to Brussels Midi Train Station by 14:00 on the 9th April 2019.

A transfer with the support team from Girona is also possible, please inquire.

What's Included?

Cycling: Fully guided and supported.
Accommodation: 3 nights, Flemish B&B
Food: Breakfast & roadside lunches
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Return group transfer to Brussels train station

Group Bookings

Groups of 8 or more riders: can benefit from a 5% discount.

Payment

Deposit: a 50% deposit will secure your place on the tour.
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.

EXTEND YOUR RIDE AT PARIS ROUBAIX

Ride the most iconic cobbled classic of them all from the 11th – 14th April 2018. Benefit from two night’s free accommodation when you sign up to the Tour of Flanders & Paris-Roubaix.

WHY EAT SLEEP CYCLE?

Classic Climbs of the Alps

EXCELLENT LOCATION

Our home in Girona, Spain, gives us unique access to remarkable people and places, allowing us to create world class cycling tours.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Tour Guides

EXPERT GUIDES

Our guides are experts in cycling, travel & hosting world class tours. We recruit professionals from all walks of life who love to ride.

Classic Climbs of the Alps 5 star reviews

5 STAR REVIEWS

You’ll be back!
98% of our guests say they’ll come back to Eat Sleep Cycle for another tour.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Local Knowledge

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Ride with Eat Sleep Cycle and enjoy the best roads, landscapes & cultural experiences thanks to our knowledge.

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Eat Sleep Cycle are so good at what they do... Hands-down best cycle tour operator in Europe. They handled our group of 45 with ease. Everyone including the mechanics at the hub, the guides that took us on fantastic group rides and the guys that run the show, are simply excellent. And an extra special thank you to Lee, Silvia and Brian for making our trip so memorable.

William Jed Harrison

The enthousiasm of Louise, Lee and Brian is so highly addictive, it makes me regret I was able to spend only 2 days cycling with them. They take care of everything and show you around like a good friend would. Impossible not to love this small business!

Charlotte Meerscchaut

I just finished a bespoke trip with the crew from ESC. It was the most amazing cycling I've ever done in my life. The trip with worth every penny. Everything from the routes, support, and hotels were planned with such thought and care. Looking forward to many more trips with ESC!

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