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Spring Classics Bike Tours

Experience the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix

The Spring Classics inspire reverence among cycling's hardcore elite. They combine drama, savagery, pageantry and suffering. Join us in Belgium and Northern France to ride the famed cobbles, sip coveted Trappist beer and enjoy a VIP race experience. Tackle Flanders' fearful sections of pavé like Oude Kwaremont and Paterberg in the Ronde van Vlaanderen Cyclo, then watch the pros battle on the same steep climbs and teeth-chattering roads. If you're up for the test, more cobbles and treachery await at the Paris-Roubaix Challenge. This incredible 11-day experience culminates at Paris-Roubaix, with VIP seats inside the velodrome to watch as another “Hell of the North” competitor crosses the line victorious. Choose to join us for just the Tour of Flanders or Paris-Roubaix, or for the entire 11-day ultimate experience. Whatever you choose, we promise a VIP race experience.
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Trip Wows
Experience legendary Ronde van Vlaanderen Cyclo and Paris-Roubaix Challenge the day before the pros race
Enjoy VIP exclusive viewing at the summit of famous Kwaremont where you experience the race live with a front-row seat
Enjoy premier seating at the Roubaix Vélodrome race finish
Experience a closer-than-ever roadside view of Grote Scheldeprijs classic race
Visit the Trek-Segafredo service course and see behind-the-scenes race preparations
Watch the Experience
Absolutely epic. Nothing better than spring in Belgium, riding cobbles, winning races, creating memories. This is what life is all about.
-Michael, Trek Travel Guest

Dates & Prices

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Look no further. Choose your trip date, get your group together and we will do the rest. Private trip pricing is as follows:
2020 Departure Dates:
  • 6+ Guests    Price as advertised*
  • 4-5 Guests +$500 per person to trip price*
  • 2-3 Guests +$2,500 per person to trip price*
  • 1 Guest        Call us for pricing*


2021 Departure Dates:
  • 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 +$3,000 per person to trip price*
  • 1 Guest        Call us for pricing*
*Pricing, availability and guest minimums are all subject to change at any time. Certain dates have a minimum number of guests required, please contact us for details. Private pricing is not available on Ride Camp, Race, Special Edition or Cross Country style trips.
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*Pricing, availability and guest minimums are all subject to change at any time. Certain dates have a minimum number of guests required, please contact us for details. Custom dates are not available on Ride Camp, Race, Special Edition or Cross Country style trips.
Want to customize this trip?
We've got you covered. We’ll work with you to build your perfect vacation from scratch, including your choice of riding, accommodations and dining options. With the help of our trip designers and travel experts, the world is available like never before.
*Pricing, availability and guest minimums are all subject to change at any time. Certain dates have a minimum number of guests required, please contact us for details. Custom trips are not available on Ride Camp, Race, Special Edition or Cross Country style trips.

Our 2021 itinerary will be released soon. Until then, hold your spot by contacting us.

Hotels

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Pand Hotel

Bruges, Belgium

The Pand Hotel, an 18th century carriage house, has been converted to a 26-bedroom boutique hotel. Situated in the heart of Bruges, on a quiet street just steps away from the historic Market Place, Burg Square, the canal, museums and boutiques.
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Park Hotel

Kortrijk, Belgium

Centrally located, and recently redesigned and renovated, the Park Hotel offers a premier guest experience combining excellent facilities and superb access to the heart of Kortrijk’s historic center. The chic, minimalist styling is sure to leave an impression and the attentive service, onsite bar and restaurant, and brand new fitness center and spa, ensure a comfortable and pleasant stay in this ancient Belgian city.

What's Included

For us, the details matter most

Every moment of a Trek Travel bike trip has more than you could have ever dreamed of. More romance. More scenery. More choice. It's the little additions to every Trek Travel cycling vacation that make it truly special. And that's how we help you create more memories.

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Trek Domane SL 7 Disc

It isn’t the cycling vacation of a lifetime unless you have the industry’s best bike to match. In 2019, we upgraded our fleet to feature the award-winning Domane SL 7 with Shimano Ultegra Disc brakes. Because when you combine the lightweight stability and comfort of the Domane with the superior safety and stopping power of disc brakes, you get a match made in cycling heaven. And the best part? It’s included in the trip price. Ride confidently, comfortably and longer in the most beautiful destinations around the world with the new Domane SL 7. Learn More

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 10 nights (Ultimate Experience) or 4 nights (Flanders and Paris-Roubaix) of accommodation at handpicked hotels
  • Two experienced guides to provide local knowledge, support, and camaraderie
  • Daily route support with both guides and our support van
  • Daily breakfast, 7 lunches (Ultimate Experience) or 3 lunches (Flanders and Paris-Roubaix), 6 dinners (Ultimate Experience) or 2 dinners (Flanders and Paris-Roubaix)
  • 2 social hours of drinks and hors d'oeuvres
  • Ride a Trek Domane SL 7 disc with a special setup for the cobbles
  • Up to three daily route options on riding days
  • Snacks and drinks for each day's ride
  • Trek Travel Bontrager cycling jersey and socks to keep
  • Trek-Segafredo pro team kit to keep
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Cinch sack day bag to keep
  • Each bike is equipped with a Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer, flat pack, front and rear Bontrager Flare R lights, a Bontrager saddle and pedals (Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mountain pedals, caged or flat pedals)
  • Bontrager WaveCel helmets
  • All gratuities for drivers, local experts and hospitality staff
  • All luggage transfers and transportation during your trip
  • A personalized photobook of your trip
  • Entrance fees for all activities, private tours and events

GEAR

  • Trek Domane SL 7 disc carbon road bike with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting
  • Special setups specifically for cobbles riding including Bontrager TLR tubeless system on Bontrager RXL wheels and extra bar tape for additional padding
  • Trek Travel Bontrager cycling jersey and socks to keep
  • Trek-Segafredo pro team kit to keep
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mountain pedals, caged or flat pedals
  • Bontrager WaveCel helmet
  • Bontrager men's and women's specific saddles
  • Bontrager front and rear Flare R lights and a flat pack
  • Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer
  • Cinch sack day bag to keep
  • Upgrade your bike to include carbon wheels (+$200)
  • Coupon valued up to $500 off a new Trek Bicycle. Your coupon will be delivered via email prior to your trip.
  • For the most comfortable ride, you may choose to bring your own pedals, saddle, and helmet on the trip. Your guides will install your gear on the first day during your bike fit.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

Gratuities for your Trek Travel guides are not included in your trip price. We recommend tipping 7.5-10% of your trip price for the guide team. Local currency is preferred and unless you want to tip separately, guides will divide tips amongst themselves. Please tip your guides at your discretion, based on their level of professionalism, guest care and service.
  • Airfare and transportation to and from the trip pick-up/drop-off locations
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Personal items purchased during the trip
  • Optional activities not scheduled by Trek Travel
  • On select trips some meals are not included. On these trips, Trek Travel invites you to explore the local cuisine at your leisure.

More Information

Rider Level: 3 - Active?

AVERAGE DAILY MILEAGE:
43 miles
TOTAL MILES:
387 miles
AVERAGE DAILY ELEVATION:
1,100 feet
TOTAL ELEVATION:
10,970 feet
TERRAIN: UNDULATING
The terrain is varied with rolling plains through the Flemish countryside to the challenging famed cobbled climbs of the Ronde van Vlaaderen and long stretches of cobbled roads of Paris-Roubaix. Spring Classics is best suited for our Type 3 and 4 Riders.
NON-RIDING ACTIVITIES:
On most Trek Travel trips, we offer non-riding options for riders who want to take the afternoon off, or travel companions who want to spend little or no time in the saddle. Some of these options may need to be scheduled before your trip–please contact one of our Trip Consultants for more information. Expenses and/or related transportation to these activities may not be included in the trip price. Some non-riding options on this trip are:
  • Chocolate & beer tastings
  • Pro race viewings
  • Bistro meals
  • Walking tours
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Spas
  • Entry to the Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo and Paris-Roubaix Gran Fondo
  • VIP passes to the finish of Paris-Roubaix Pro race

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.

Travel Details

How to Get There

FLY INTO:
Brussels National Airport (BRU)
MEETING TIME:
10:00 AM
MEETING LOCATION:
Pand Hotel (Ultimate and Flanders), Park Hotel (Paris-Roubaix)

Say Farewell

FLY OUT OF:
Brussels National Airport (BRU)
DEPARTING TIME:
12:00 PM
DEPARTING LOCATION:
Park Hotel (Ultimate and Paris-Roubaix), Pand Hotel (Flanders)

Arriving

We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-related delays. If you are arriving in Brussels for the Ultimate Experience and Flanders trip, we recommend that you fly into Brussels National Airport (BRU). There is frequent bus and train service from the airport to the center of Brussels where you’ll need to catch a train to Bruges. The trip to Bruges from BRU takes approximately 60 minutes. A taxi to the center of Brussels will cost approximately 35 euros. For more information about connections from the airport please consult www.BrusselsAirport.be or for train information www.b-rail.be

If you are arriving in Kortrijk for the Paris-Roubaix trip, we recommend that you fly into Brussels National Airport (BRU). 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 trip to Kortrijk from BRU takes approximately 60 minutes. The train station in Kortrijk is located right across the street of Park Hotel. For more information about connections from the airport please consult www.BrusselsAirport.be or for train information www.b-rail.be

Meeting Time and Location: Ultimate Experience and Flanders | Pand Hotel, Bruges, Belgium

Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at The Pand Hotel (Pandreitje 16 B-8000 Bruges - Belgie) at 10:00 AM on the first day of the trip. There, your Spring Classics adventure begins with an introduction to the features of your Trek bike and a perfect, comfortable fit. Enjoy lunch at a nearby brasserie or take the chance to explore Grote Markt before taking a casual ride this afternoon toward Netherland.

If you will be late for the pick-up or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an email a week before the trip starts with their names and contact details. If you cannot reach them, please call our first hotel, The Pand Hotel (+32 50 34 06 66), and leave a message with your expected arrival time and contact details.

Meeting Time and Location: Paris-Roubaix | Park Hotel, Kortrijk, Belgium

Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at Park Hotel at 9:00 AM on the first day of the trip. After meeting your guides at the hotel, your Spring Classics adventure begins as your guides introduce you to the features of your Trek bike and ensure you a perfect, comfortable fit. Then it's time to spin your legs through the Flemish countryside and build anticipation for the riding Paris-Roubaix.

If you will be late for the pick-up or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an email a week before the trip starts with their names and contact details. If you cannot reach them, please call our first hotel, The Park Hotel (+32 56 22 03 03), and leave a message with your expected arrival time and contact details.

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Leaving

Departing Time and Location: Flanders | Pand Hotel, Bruges, Belgium

You will say farewell to your guides at 12:00 PM at The Pand Hotel before you take the train from Bruges to your final destination. Please allow adequate connection time for a flight or train to accommodate possible traffic delays.

Departing Time and Location: Ultimate Experience and Paris-Roubaix | Park Hotel, Kortrijk, Belgium

You will say farewell to your guides at 10:00 AM at Park Hotel before you take the train from Kortrijk to your final destination. Please allow adequate connection time for a flight or train to accommodate possible traffic delays.

View our post hotel recommendations

Planning For Your Trip

Packing and Weather

Special race trips call for special bike setups. The Domane SL 7 Disc will be modified to handle the rigors of the Spring Classics. We recommend bringing your favorite saddle from home and SPD M540 mountain-style shoes for easy walking when you are off of the bike.

Spring in Belgium can bring all kinds of weather- cold, rain, wind, for or sun, therefore warm layers and a waterproof shell are highly recommended. Daytime temperatures are usually between 30F-60F. Packing List

Before and After Your Trip

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Before: Bruges, Belgium

Consider taking time before your trip to explore the charming city of Bruges, with its canals, stone footbridges, gabled buildings, turrets and medieval architecture. Be sure to not miss the many bistros on either of the two main squares, the “Market” and the “Burg.” The Burg is home to a 14th-century masterpiece, the town hall. The city boasts numerous museums, with collections ranging from Flemish Primitives to contemporary artists and everything in between. The city is very pedestrian-friendly and you will not be disappointed with a stay here. We recommend the following accommodations for your pre-trip hotel:

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After: Brussels, Belgium

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 post-trip hotel:

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Why Trek Travel

Our Bikes

Our unrivaled selection of Trek Bikes sets the bar for quality and comfort. From the all-new, ultra smooth Trek Domane SL 7, to the new Trek Electric-Assist XM700+ and the comfortable Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid, to our numerous upgrade options, you deserve the best ride on your vacation.

Our Guides

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.

Your Day. You Decide.

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.

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