2020 Tour of Flanders



Cycling Monuments: the Tour of Flanders


The Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) is one of the historical world road cycling races, one of the most loved and one the 5 legendary Classic Monuments

It is not only a competition, but also a national event and a popular festival attended by all the local people, as well as by many enthusiasts from all over the world

Tour of Flanders was firstly organized in 1913, so in 2020 it will be in it’s 104th edition, and we will be there to support pro cyclists and to fully enjoy the event!

This Monument Classic is preceded, the day before, by the amateurs’ GranFondo, held on the same path, the Ronde Cyclo!

 

 

PACKAGE TOUR COST

€ 690.00 per person


Start location
Oudenaarde - Belgium
End location
Oudenaarde - Belgium
Duration
5 days / 4 nights
Period
2 - 6 April 2020

Trip itinerary

2 April 2020

Meeting in Belgium, Oudenaarde

We will meet in Oudenaarde on Thursday

In the afternoon, after checking in at our 4-stars hotel in the town, we will have enough time for a short ride to recover from the travel fatigue. Mechanical support will be at your disposal to fit your bikes

By the end of the day, a welcome aperitif will be offered to all the group and a short briefing will explain to you the activities of the 5-days Bike Tour. Free dinner

 

 

Distance
50 km
Elevation
300 d+
Difficulty
easy
 
3 April 2020

Pre-race warm-up ride

After breakfast at the hotel, we will be ready for our daily ride on the Flanders’ hills as a preparation for the race
We will be accompanied by a local guide, who is also an Officine Mattio ambassador

The afternoon will be free, to relax and visit the town and its surroundings independently

 

 

Distance
100 km
Elevation
1,000 d+
Difficulty
medium
 
4 April 2020

Amateurs’ GranFondo - Ronde Cyclo

Finally, the day of the race! 
Amateurs will have the opportunity to ride on the same routes, cobblestones and walls on which professionals will fight the next day. The Tour of Flanders Cyclo is a very tough endurance race and there are four options to choose from: the path that will be faced by pro cyclists (237 total kilometers) and three others

After breakfast at the hotel, those who will choose to compete over the longest route, will be driven to the departure line

After the race, we will all head back to the hotel by bike
Dinner and evening free

 

 

Distance
237 km
Elevation
2,160 m
Difficulty
hard
 
5 April 2020

The myth of the Tour of Flanders

After breakfast, around 9.30 am, we will be ready to leave the hotel by bike and, accompanied by our local ride leader, to head towards the legendary pro race: the Ronde van Vlaanderen!

In the afternoon, return to the hotel and relax

In the evening, big final dinner and a festive moment all together!
What a better way to end fantastic five days Bike Tour in a land deeply passionate about cycling!

 

 

Distance
80 km
Elevation
800 m
Difficulty
medium
 
6 April 2020

Time to say Goodbye...

 

Check out and departure by own means of transportation

After spending five days together, it’s time to say Goodbye…

 

In the hope of having transmitted you our passion for cycling and having allowed you to discover amazing landscapes, we wish you a safe return home. We look forward to see you soon and share some new and challenging Adventures!

 

 

 

What's Included

Included

  • 5 days of fully guided rides with OM Ride Leader
  • Support of the Local guide
  • 4 night in a 4-stars hotel
  • Bed&Breakfast accommodation
  • Double room occupancy
  • Dinner and final party (Sunday evening)
  • Welcome kit Officine Mattio
  • Amateurs' race registration
  • Transfer to the race departure line
  • Mechanical support

Not included

  • Airfare and other transport tickets
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Travel and personal insurance
  • Additional hotel expences i.e. tourist tax, mini-bar
  • Meals
  • Bike rental Officine Mattio (can be quoted separately)
  • Photographer
  • Every item not specifically indicated among the included services