Do you want to discover Flanders on bike? It's possible, there are many Flemish tour operators who organise tours for both individuals and groups. They offer you a fully personalised bike holiday.
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
+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.