Cycle racing


Flanders is the the home of of cycle racing. Our undulating landscape with its demanding hill and cobbles forms the backdrop for our Flemish spring classics. These races have always been highlights of the cycling season since forever. Cycling culture lives in our blood and cycling heritage in our hearts. Flanders lives and breathes for cycle racing. Breathe along with us.

Ronde van Vlaanderen

This Monument of cycling has already given the world over 100 editions of hills and cobblestones, weather and wind, history and heroism. Nowhere is the magic of the bicycle as tangible as it was during Flanders’ Finest. Experience it along one of its grand hills or cobblestone stretches. Join us for the most beautiful of all Sundays. Be sure to note it on your calendar. 2 April 2023: Do not disturb. Long live the Ronde van Vlaanderen!

Koppenberg surroundings


Flanders for Flandriens

De muur van Geraardsbergen

Tour of Flanders - Red Loop

Tour all the best points of the Tour of Flanders. This route passes through the Flemish Ardennes to arrive at the mythical Muur van Geraardsbergen. If you make it up this cobbled climb with its gradients of up to 20%, an iconic little chapel awaits you at the summit. A good place to muster the faith you need to take on other classic climbs such as the Berendries and Bosberg.

Cycling in Flanders - © Flanders2021

Relive the 2021 World Championships

What’s the best location for the 100th edition of the World Cycling Championship? Flanders, of course. The centenary was accompanied by massive public festivities. This route allows you to relive that experience. Imagine yourself back at the 2021 World Cup as you pedal through the beautiful area around Leuven, the short but nasty Moskesstraat and Overijse’s famous S-bend …

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Ghent-Wevelgem - In Flanders Fields

There are few cycling sprints more challenging. This route will prove it. It starts at the legendary Kemmelberg and then proceeds along the Franco-Belgian border. Those who are Flandriens in their souls get a chance to take on the cobbles, plugstreets, nasty hills and headwinds in and around Flanders Fields.

Tour of Flanders 2013

Eddy Merckx Route

Eddy Merckx, cycling’s one true GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) and a Belgian hero forevermore. This route starts in Meensel where Eddy was born and proceeds along the roads where he first trained as a youth. Sacred ground, in other words.

Cycling in Flanders

Can’t get enough of the Flandrien life? Discover our cycling heritage and all the various challenges and events at Cycling in Flanders.