What are you looking for?
Do you want to really discover Flanders from a local’s perspective? There are many Flemish tour operators who organise tours for both individuals and groups, on the routes of the classic Flemish road races. They will be only too happy to offer you a fully personalised package tour.
Incoming tour operators
+32 468 34 06 44
Veloflanders offers one or several-day packages fully tailored to your wishes with an experienced local guide who can put together the ideal route for you. That way you can race your own Tour of Flanders! This formula is particularly renowned and recommended by foreign tourists but is of course also available for Belgians.
Go4Cycling mainly offers multi-day packages for national and international tourists. The mix of amateur cyclo tours and VIP road race packages is a great combination, giving you the chance to watch the pros, as well as try out the same route yourself.
Kortweg Cycling (only in Dutch)
+32 497 48 06 57
Kortweg offers cycling trips with professional bicycle transport services, support cars and a fixed team of experienced staff who know the Flemish Ardennes like the back of their hand. Guests even have the option of joining a cycling tour with Johan Museeuw himself.
Museeuw Cycling Academy (only in Dutch)
The Museeuw Cycling Academy provides guided cycling tours, coaching and advice by the legendary Johan Museeuw, three time winner of the Tour of Flanders. The range of options includes a Tour of Flanders package aimed at cycling tourists, social clubs and companies.
vzw Allez Roulez
+32 498 67 05 11
Allez Roulez is a brand-new non-profit association with a passion for the region. They offer customised and guided cycling tours following the classic routes of the pre-season road races for both national and international cycling tourists, both individuals and groups.
Belgian Bike Experience
+32 89 48 08 80
Experience Belgium’s cycling classics as a pro rider. Belgian Bike Experience offers a unique cycling program built around some of the most famous one day races in the world. This includes a VIP bus, three to four rides on Classic routes, dinner in the better restaurants, a taste of Belgium’s best cities and locations and tips and tricks from experienced riders. You will have a week to remember. Each trip is limited to 20 riders.
Belgium, bikes and beer
+32 498 97 20 02
They offer a fun weekend trip that combines 2 of Belgiums biggest assets : famous cycling roads and great beers. You’ll do 100 km on the mythical cobbles of the Ronde van Vlaanderen, like the Muur van Geraardsbergen, Oude Kwaremont, Koppenberg, ... And in between, you’ll stay in brewery Het Anker, a beautiful brewery/hotel where you’ll get a tour, a three course meal consisting of dishes prepared with local beer and of course the opportunity to taste some of Belgium’s best beers like the Gouden Carolus.
Bidong (only in Dutch)
+32 479 71 91 38
Bidong, that’s cycling and hanging out with friends, colleagues, customers, ... Head out together for a couple of hours, a day or a week. Bidong is your guide, coach and jackof-all-trades. They surprise you with beautiful routes, take care of food, accommodationand transport, guide you, organise a party or a visit to a cycling museum or bar, ... Contact them for your tailor-made cycling trip.
The aim of Flandrien Academy is to let you experience the unique Belgian cycling tradition and culture. Through their extensive local network they are uniquely positioned to deliver you a truly unforgettable experience. They don’t offer many tours and the groups are small, to ensure you get the best attention.
specialized tour operators
At Guideon, three experienced guides offer three guided packages, including Classic Roads departing from Oudenaarde through the Flemish Ardennes. This operator is mainly focused on international tourists.
Flanders on Bike
Flanders on Bike offers guided tours with a focus on the Tour of Flanders and the Flemish Ardennes. You’ll cycle the famous bergs and cobbles, see the nicest small roads, typical restaurants and it’s possible to include a brewery visit if you like. They allow you to choose the distance, intensity and level of your rides and are able to adapt to changes when necessary. You can bring your own bike or rent one.
Bon Tour and Johan Museeuw offer a great retro cycling experience. You get to cycle on the roads where classic cycle races were held. Where history was made by the real Flandriens. On hellish slopes and bumpy cobbles. In a retro cycling jersey. On a retro racing bicycle. Vive le vélo!
Tour operators with a wider range
Cycling the western front
+32 475 81 06 08
Carl Ooghe is a full time tour leader, highly specialised in cycling tours, specifically in Flanders Fields (+ northern France). Most of the tours start in Ypres. Carl works together with a licensed travel agency for hotel bookings, bicycle transport, … He offers day tours as well as longer programmes. All tours are flexible and can be adapted in consultation with the client.
+32 477 59 23 82
Go cycling In Flanders Fields with experienced guides, including former professional cyclists. They plan your trip, your charming hotels and make sure that all luggage arrives in time. You can rent one of their road race bicycles if you don’t want to bring your own bike.
All About Belgium (AAB)
Kathleen Vermeiren, General Manager
+32 53 80 98 18
AAB is an incoming travel agency for the Benelux countries, founded in 1997. AAB offers hotel accommodation, typical meal, guides, entrance tickets for exhibitions and special events, transfers, local assistants, company visits, theme evenings, ... Cycling is not their specialisation, but they handled cycling groups already (recreational groups, sportive groups and even professional teams). AAB is certainly willing to do this more in the future and will handle any group request for cycling, but they don’t handle individual requests. There is no cycling offer on the website: all programmes are on request.
+32 51 24 03 40
VOS Travel has been an independent Belgian tour operator for 20 years. They’re specialised in cycling and have increased their incoming activities significantly during the last years. VOS Travel cycling holidays are suitable for the individual and recreational cyclist, as well as for the gourmet.
De Toerist Biking (only in Dutch)
+32 13 52 28 18
De Toerist Biking is a specialist in organising outgoing biking vacations, mainly for groups. They didn’t handle incoming groups yet, so they don’t have an English website. Still, they have the infrastructure, experience and knowledge to organise incoming cycling holidays and they’re open for requests.
Focus Flanders organises a range of whole and half-day tours. Explore the Flanders Fields region, Bruges and Damme by bike, sampling beer and chocolate along the way. They also offer a six-day cycling tour that takes you from Bruges to Oudenaarde. Accompanied by a guide, you’ll cycle across the coastal polders, past the key sites from the First World War, and also experience parts of the Tour of Flanders (with optional cobblestone cycling experience). Focus Flanders is mainly for recreational cyclists, but also has plenty to offer more athletic types. They can arrange everything from airport transfers to accommodation, bicycle hire, a specialist guide, visits and meals, etc. In addition to the set programmes they offer, they can also provide a completely tailor-made service.