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Highlights

Embark on a cycling journey through 150 years of cycling history, tackling the iconic Amstel Gold Race, Fleche Wallonne, and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Race alongside amateurs, witness pro races as a VIP, and explore the historic roads of cycling legends. Join us for a trip blending cycling, culture, and local gastronomy in Belgium and Holland. Ready for this legendary adventure?

Total Distance : 650km (400mi)
Total Elevation Gain : 8100m (26500ft)

To see

Ardennes, Liège, Maastricht, Valkenurg, Huy

Gastronomy

Boulets à la Liégeoise, Pommes Frites, Salade Liégeoise, Gauffre Liégeoise, Sirop de Liège, Boudin Blanc, Belgian Beers, Fromage de Herve

Wine

Peket, Belgium Beer

Testimonials

PROGRAM

J-1

Arrival at Liège, reception and installation at the hotel


Rendezvous at the airport or the train station of Liège between 4 and 5 pm. Our team will bring you to your hotel situated in Liège so you can settle in.

There will be a briefing to explain the details and organization of the trip and also a bike fitting to put you in the best conditions for cycling.

You will have dinner at the hotel. This is a convivial way to finish the day and get to know our team and the group.


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks),local guide on a bike,guide in van support,van support with driver,Jersey,snacks & drinks,Energy bars and power bar powder

J-2

Ride on final km of Amstel Gold Race


Our team will take you to Maastricht in Holland for a loop on the roads of the Amstel Gold Race to familiarize yourself with the routes of tomorrow's race.

Lunch is scheduled in Valkenburg and also the famous climb to the finish in Cauberg.

In the afternoon, you'll have the chance to visit the historic city of Maastricht and pick up your race number for the following day's race.

Distance: 68km (42mi)

Elevation: 1000m


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

J-3

Race Day Amstel Gold Race


Today, it's the first challenge you'll take part in: The Amstel Gold Race and its famous Ardennes hills, the last of which, the Cauberg, is just 1km from the finish. After breakfast at the hotel, the team will take you to the start point. Join cyclists from all over the world to experience the passion of the Netherlands.

After arriving in Valkenburg, our team will take you back to the hotel for a relaxing evening. Dinner will be an opportunity to share anecdotes about this memorable day and make predictions for the next day's professional race.


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),Bib number,Amstel Gold Race Experience - Departure Challenge,lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

BIB - Amstel Gold Race Experience

The Amstel Gold Race is a very popular event in the Zuid-Limburg region of the Netherlands. All the country's inhabitants come to see the cycling heroes battle it out for victory.

Choose your tours : The 2024 Amstel Gold Race will be held on the weekend of April 13 & 14.

Distance1: 65km (40mi) - Elevation Gain1 : 870m (2850ft)

Distance2 : 100km (62mi) - Elevation Gain2 : 1150m (3700ft)

Distance3 : 200km (124mi) - Elevation Gain3 : 2400m (7900ft)


J-4

VIP status for Amstel Gold Race


Spend your day at the Amstel Gold Race, with VIP services!

Before recovering from the emotions of the previous day, you'll experience an exceptional moment. You'll be located in a VIP area close to the finish line, so you can experience the arrival of the professional cyclists at their best. Enjoy this exceptional moment and the fervor of this cycling experience.


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),Arrival VIP Access - Amstel Gold Race,lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

VIP ACCESS : Arrival - Amstel Gold Race

You have an appointment to take your place in the area we have reserved for you, located only a few meters from the finish line. You will experience the final of the Amstel Gold Race as you have never experienced it before!


J-5

Discover the Ardennes' Roads


You'll set off on a loop around Liège, taking to the roads that criss-cross the Ardennes forest. You'll finish your itinerary along the Meuse before arriving at the hotel in Liège.

Distance: 73 km (46 mi)

Elevation: 800m


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

J-6

Conquer the “mur de Huy” and discover the Fleche Wallonne


In the morning, we'll head to the Huy region for lunch.

The afternoon will be dedicated to a nice ride along the roads of the Flèche Wallonne, which the pros will cross the following day. We will probably cross a few of them. You'll discover the famous Huy wall, with its 14% gradient and a bend of over 20%, as well as the other climbs on the route, such as Ereffe and Cherave.

Distance: 104km (65mi)

Elevation: 1300m


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast

J-7

VIP at the Fleche Wallonne


Get up close to the spectacle that offers the Fleche Wallonne. Installed in the VIP space situated directly on the race course, you are in a prime location to see the racers climb twice the famous Mur de Huy.

Return to the hotel then dine in a restaurant in town where you can discover local specialties.


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),Arrival VIP Access - La Fleche Wallonne,lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

VIP ACCESS : Arrival - La Fleche Wallonne

You have an appointment to take your place in the area we have reserved for you, located only a few meters from the finish line. You will experience the final of the Flèche Wallonne as you have never experienced it before!


J-8

Warm up on the race course Liege-Bastogne-Liege


Before you set off on Liège-Bastogne-Liège, we offer you a unique experience. Two days before the cyclosportive, explore the last few kilometers, including the dreaded climbs that have forged the reputation of this classic race.

Morning: After an energizing breakfast, our team will welcome you for an in-depth technical briefing. Discover the intricacies of the route, the characteristics of the iconic climbs, and receive expert advice on how to maximize your performance. Then during the day, saddle up for an exciting technical adventure through the Ardennes. You'll tackle legendary climbs such as La Redoute, La Roche-aux-Faucons and Saint-Nicolas, names that resonate in cycling history. Each climb offers a unique challenge, combining steep inclines and tight bends.

Take advantage of special stops along the route to study key sections up close. La Redoute, famous for its brutal gradients, lets you feel the intensity of this iconic climb. La Roche-aux-Faucons, offering breathtaking panoramas, will be a welcome break to admire the beauty of the Ardennes.

Return : At the end of the day, reflect on your own achievements on the way back to your accommodation. Chat with other enthusiasts, share your technical impressions and get ready to shine at the cyclosportive.

Distance: 72km (46mi)

Elevation: 1100m


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast

J-9

Previous Race Day


Get ready for an immersive day of releasing on the eve of the Liège-Bastogne-Liège cyclosportive. Starting in the heart of Liège, you'll explore picturesque roads through Méry, Esneux, and Seraing, each section carefully selected to offer you a variety of terrain and challenges.

Before setting off, enjoy a morning briefing, including expert advice on effort management and race strategies. Key recovery moments are integrated throughout the route, with planned stops for stretching, hydration and energy snacks. Return to Liège via selected routes, enjoying a final descent before returning to your starting point.

Back in Liège, relax, prepare yourself mentally for the cyclosportive, adjust your equipment with the help of our team, and enjoy a well-deserved night's rest. Book now for this essential pre-cyclosportive debottlenecking day and be ready to take on the challenge of Liège-Bastogne-Liège with confidence and determination.

Distance: 38km (24mi)

Elevation: 350m


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

J-10

Your Race day with Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge


The big day has finally arrived, dear passionate cyclists! Today, you're about to experience the long-awaited Liège-Bastogne-Liège cyclosportive. Departing from Liège, the vibrant city that marks the start of an unforgettable cycling adventure through the legendary roads of the Belgian Ardennes. You'll face the legendary climbs of La Redoute, La Roche-aux-Faucons and Saint-Nicolas, with breathtaking panoramas to boot. Our team is there to support you at every turn, offering logistical support, strategic refreshments and encouragement that will help you accomplish to the finish line. Whether you're looking to surpass your own limits, feel the adrenalin of competition, or simply enjoy an exceptional day on the bike, the Liège-Bastogne-Liège cyclosportive promises memorable cycling souvenirs and an incomparable adventure in the world of amateur cycling. Pedal hard, enjoy every moment, and let this day be engraved in your memories as a true epic on two wheels!


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),Bib number,Liège Bastogne Liège Race - Departure Challenge,lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

BIB - Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge

Choose your course:

On Saturday April 20th, join thousands of other cyclists and ride your very own Liège-Bastogne-Liège, 24 hours before the professional race! With three different distances on offer, you’re sure to find one that fits. Always dreamt of climbing the legendary hills of the Ardennes? Liège-Bastogne-Liège Challenge is the ideal moment to do so!

Take part in the oldest classic in cycling and follow in the footsteps of Remco Evenepoel and Demi Vollering.

Course details will be released as soon as possible!

Distance1 : 80km (50mi) - Elevation Gain1 : 1250m (4100ft)

Distance2 : 150km (93mi) - Elevation Gain2 : 2650m (8700ft)

Distance3 : 250km (155mi) - Elevation Gain3 : 4500m (14800ft)


J-11

VIP at the Liege-Bastogne-Liege


The day after your epic participation in the Liège-Bastogne-Liège cyclosportive, get ready to experience an even more exceptional day as VIP guests at the professionals' race. You'll be plunged into the heart of the action, enjoying a privileged experience as the elite riders pass by on the same roads you recently conquered. Enjoy first-class hospitality with reserved areas, spectacular views of crucial race moments, and the opportunity to feel the excitement of this iconic competition. Our team will be by your side to ensure an unforgettable day, combining the excitement of professional cycling with the privilege of being at the heart of the action. It's an exclusive experience that will crown your cycling holiday, creating lasting memories of your total immersion in the prestigious world of Liège-Bastogne-Liège.


Accommodation : Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),Arrival VIP Access - Liege,lunch (no drink),bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

VIP ACCESS : Arrival - Liege Bastogne Liege

You have an appointment to take your place in the area we have reserved for you, located only a few meters from the finish line. You will experience the final of the Liege-Bastogne-Liege as you have never experienced it before!


J-12

End of the trip, Good Bye Liege


After breakfast our team will drive you to the airport or train station in Brussels. It’s time to say goodbye, but with many souvenirs in mind.


Included : breakfast,Itinerary (no cue sheets)

ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES

Early afternoon on the first day, at the Liege airport or train station

In the morning on the last day, at the Liege airport or train station

BIKES


optional

Road Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT ROAD BIKE ADDICT 30 Disc (Standard) (or equivalent)

With a new geometry that focuses more on endurance. The SCOTT ADDICT 30 Disc will become your preferred choice for long distance travel.

Available sizes : XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump
  • Rear pannier
  • Helmet
  • Odometer
  • Lock
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Road Bike - Excellence

More info

Bike rental description :

PINARELLO Pinarello X3 - 105/Di2 (Excellence) (or equivalent)

Equipped with a Shimano 105 Di2 12 speed drivetrain and a brand new carbon frame, the Pinarello X3 is designed to go the distance thanks to its ability to filter vibrations and absorb the shocks present on your next road.

Sizes available: XXS,XS,S, M, L, XL,XXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.



Included with your bike rental :

  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump.
  • Helmet
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Road Bike - Premium

More info

Bike rental description :

TREK Emonda SLR 7 (Premium) (or equivalent)

The all-new TREK Emonda SLR 7 is the lightest model of the American Brand. Equipped with the Shimano Ultegra Di2 transmission, the gear shift is faster and more precise.

Available sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.

Included with your bike rental :



  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump
  • Helmet
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Electric Assisted Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT SUB TOUR ELECTRIC-RIDE 30 unisex (or equivalent)

All the fun of cycling in an electric version. The SCOTT Sub Tour eRide 30 will assist you in all your rides in town or in the countryside thanks to its 500 Wh Bosch battery.

Available sizes : XXS, XS, S, M, L

Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your staff during your ride.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Hand pump
  • 2 spare tubes
  • Rear pannier
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."



Details

Included


ACCOMODATIONS

- 11 nights in hotel of premium quality

MEALS

- All breakfasts
- 10 picnic lunches with fresh produce and local specialties
- 11 dinners
- Snacks and drinks when biking
- 1 energy pack

ACTIVITIES

- BIB Amstel Gold Race
- VIP Finish Line in Amstel Gold Race
- VIP in Fleche Wallonne
- BIB in Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge
- VIP in Liege-Bastogne-Liege Finish line

GEAR

- 1 Discover France bike jersey

SUPPORT

- A certified Guaide
- Van assistance
- Road book and tourist information

TRANSFER

- All transfers during the trip are included

Not included


- Bike rental
- Transportation before and after the trip
- Lodging before and after the trip
- Dinner drinks
- Personal expenses

Other questions?

See our FAQs page for answers to common questions.

FAQ

Rates

Tour rates vary based on hotel availability and specific start date

PRICE FROM / PER PERSON
UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION
Double occupancy *
6200 €
Single supplement **
800 €
Solo traveler ***
7000 €

* Please contact us for triple hotel rates. ** Traveling with a group. *** Traveling alone.

Upgrade your bike

From / Per person

Road Bike - Standard
429€
Road Bike - Excellence
702€
Road Bike - Premium
807€
Electric Assisted Bike - Standard
429€

CANCELLATION INSURANCE

Cancellation insurance 6%

UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure

Hotel Mercure Liege City Centre**** - Liege

Overlooking the river Meuse, the Mercure Liege Centre is a classic hotel in a former 17th century convent. It offers quality accommodation near the historic center of Liege. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Its comfortable rooms are equipped with a TV, desk and private bathroom. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the large courtyard garden. The hotel's restaurant is located in the old monastery, in the original 17th century wing of the hotel.
https://all.accor.com/hotel/B665/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false#origin=mercure