Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is the opening race of the Spring Classics. Racers and racing fans have been eagerly lookming forward to this day for months. Contestants will be twisting and turning through the Flemish Ardennes, bumping over cobblestones and fighting the wind. Start & finish: Ghent Start men (officious): 11:35 AM - Arrival men around: 4:30 PM - Distance 200 km (124mi 482.66yd) Start women: 11:20 AM - Arrival women around 2:45 PM - Distance: 124 km (77mi 88.049yd)
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad


Sint-Pietersplein 9
9000 Ghent


From Saturday, February 29, 2020
To Saturday, February 29, 2020


+32 2 303 35 00

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