- 10+ Guests Price as advertised*
- 8-9 Guests +$500 per person to trip price*
- 6-7 Guests +$1,000 per person to trip price*
- 4-5 Guests +$1,500 per person to trip price*
- 2-3 Guests +$2,500 per person to trip price*
Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at 11:00 AM at the Brussels Airport (BRU). We will shuttle 60 minutes to the Park Hotel in Kortrijk. After arriving at the hotel, you'll enjoy a simple lunch followed by a bike fit to ensure your bike is ready to roll. We'll then go for a casual spin and make final adjustments and fine-tuning to your bike to ensure you're completely ready for tomorrow’s epic ride. We'll have special tire setups specifically for riding on cobbles as well as extra bar tape for additional padding. Tonight we'll gather for a social hour and dinner at the hotel before heading to bed early in anticipation of an incredible (albeit early) day tomorrow.
Kotrijk countryside loop
Approximately 35 miles with 800 feet of climbing
Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
It’s an early start with a morning shuttle to the start of the Ronde van Vlaanderen Cyclo (Flanders Citizen Ride). Test your mettle throughout the rolling countryside of West Flanders over which the pros will battle for supremacy tomorrow. You’ll have the chance to take on one of the oldest and most grueling courses on the professional cycling calendar and traverse legendary sectors such as Koppenberg, Oude Kwaremont, & Paterberg with the support, encouragement and expertise of your Trek Travel guides. Later you’ll enjoy a well-deserved lunch near the finish of the ride before we head back to the comforts of our Kortrijk hotel. Tonight you will enjoy dinner at the hotel restaurant.
Flanders Citizen Ride
Approximately 46 miles with 3,000 feet of climbing
Flanders Citizen Ride Avid
Approximately 124 miles with 6,200 feet of climbing
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
It's all about the race today! This is Belgium, and cycling is not a sport, it’s an obsession. Witness racing history made right in the middle of the action, on the famous Oude Kwaremont! Enjoy your VIP spots with TV broadcast and all-inclusive drinks. First, witness the cyclists in the Elite Women’s Tour of Flanders power over the course before the Elite Men’s peloton charges past. This is an unforgettable experience for all cycling lovers. Tonight we toast and enjoy a fantastic meal together in a local restaurant.
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
The Belgian countryside beckons today. Start this morning spinning your wheels through enchanting Belgian villages and over some famous cobble sections like Kemmelberg and Cassellberg, parts of the historic Gent-Wevelgem race course. We'll also discover the town of Ypres and its many memorials dedicated to World War I, cross the French border to get some more miles and enjoy a well-earned post-ride beer. We'll shuttle back to the hotel where you can enjoy the rest of the afternoon and relax at the hotel's spa. Explore Kortrijk this evening for dinner at a local bistro of your choice.
Belgian countryside ride with cobbles
Approximately 72 miles with 2,900 feet of climbing
Breakfast | Lunch
Today we'll shuttle across the border close to Roubaix where we'll ride part of the epic Paris-Roubaix course where you'll test yourself on the famous cobbles of the Arenberg forest. After, we'll enjoy a lunch in a local Roubaix bistro. The afternoon is yours to relax before gathering at dinner to share stories and insights from the day. We'll toast to the great riding, new friends, big achievement and unforgettable race experience of your Spring Classics adventure.
Approximately 60 miles with 1,100 feet of climbing
Breakfast | Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
Feel free to sleep in and ease into your day with a warm pain au chocolat and café au lait. You will then say farewell to your guides at 10:00 AM at the Park Hotel, after which you’ll shuttle 60 minutes to the Brussels Airport (BRU). Please allow adequate connection time for a flight or train to accommodate possible traffic delays.
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See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacations, Trek Travel strives to find quiet, paved secondary roads or bike paths to experience a region; busy roads are avoided as much as possible. Our itineraries are an approximation of our trips. Trek Travel strives to offer every guest a vacation of a lifetime on every trip. At times routes, hotels, activities, etc. listed here may change at the discretion of the trip designer or guides to improve the trip experience.
Averages and totals are calculated from our "Today’s Ride" options.
We will offer an airport shuttle for the group from the Brussels National Airport (BRU) to the Park Hotel in Kortrijk. When arriving, guests should plan their travel in order to meet the group at the Brussels Airport at 11:00 AM on April 5, 2019. The shuttle will depart at 11:30 AM.
Alternatively, there is frequent bus and train service from the airport to the center of Brussels where you'll need to catch a train to Kortrijk. The Park Hotel is just a short walk from the Kortrijk train station. The trip to Kortrijk from the Brussels Airport takes approximately 60 minutes. A taxi to the center of Brussels will cost approximately 50 euros. For more information about connections from the airport please consult www.BrusselsAirport.be or for train information www.b-rail.be.
Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at 11:00 AM at the Brussels Airport (BRU). We will shuttle 60 minutes to the Park Hotel in Kortrijk. After arriving at the hotel, your Spring Classics adventure begins as your guides introduce you to the features of your Trek bike and ensure a comfortable fit. Then it's time to spin your legs through the Flemish countryside and build anticipation for the riding Flanders.View our pre hotel recommendations
You will say farewell to your guides from the Park Hotel. The airport shuttle to Brussels Airport will depart at 10:30 AM and will take approximately 1 hour, arriving at the airport at about 11:30 AM. Please allow adequate connection time for a flight or train to accommodate possible traffic delays.View our post hotel recommendations
Spring in Belgium can bring all kinds of weather- cold, rain, wind, or sun, therefore warm layers and a waterproof shell are highly recommended. Daytime temperatures are usually between 30 degrees Fahrenheit and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Packing List
Brussels has many charming and beautiful attractions, with deeply ornate buildings on the Grand Place, and the fish-and-crustacean overdose of St. Catherine’s Square. Stroll along and stop in for a drink at one of the many bars on Place St-Géry, or max out your credit card on the trendy Rue Antoine Dansaert. We recommend the following accommodations for your pre- or post-trip hotel:
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Our guides are trained to make your trip magical. They aren't just experts in riding; they're trained in delivering uncompromising service in ways you won't believe. We know that it's the unexpected surprises that make a trip magical. That's why our guides pride themselves on anticipating your needs before you ask.
Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.