Friday 21 April 2023: Travel to Liege
Please make your own arrangements to Liege or meet us at Brussels International Airport (Zaventem).
Optional Airport Transfer @£50 per person return
We will run one transfer from the airport today at 11.30. Please allow an hour from your flight landing time to your transfer time, to allow you to get through passport control and collect your luggage. The transfer takes approximately 1 hour so we will get to Liege for about 12.30.
We will have your Sportive Entry available for you so no need to visit the expo today to collect your bib for tomorrow's LBL challenge. If you have hired a bike with us, we will take you to collect your bike.
We are staying at Penta Hotel Liege. Our hotel is located within minutes of the start of the Pro race on Sunday. The hotel is booked on a bed and breakfast, with breakfasts included. You will also have free access to the following:
- Access to the hotel gym
- Secure bike store
Once you've settled in it's time to build your bike and have a ride to ensure it's in tip-top condition ahead of tomorrow's sportive.
Late afternoon and early evening you are free to enjoy the hotel’s facilities.
Saturday 22 April: The 2023 LBL Challenge
Today is the day! We have an early start this morning. Early breakfasts are arranged in the hotel restaurant.
Getting to the start
For 2023 the Liege Bastogne Liege Challenge will start and finish in the town of Sprimont, 25km South of Liege. After breakfast we will take you to Sprimont where your challenge awaits you!
The challenge operates rolling start times rather than a mass start so you can start between the below times.
- 257 km: between 6:30am and 7:30am
- 147 km: between 6:30am and 9:30am
- 70 km: between 8am and 10am
The official closing of the finish is scheduled to be at 8pm.
The return after the finish
We will have some food and drinks available at the finish and we will operate a shuttle service back to Liege based on when people finish.
Sunday 25 April, 2023: Liege Bastogne Liege
After breakfast we will walk over to Place Saint Lambert to enjoy the build up to the race. The race starts for about 09.15 and finishes at about 16.00.
After the riders are on the way, we provide a guided ride to watch the riders come past several times in different locations. We will be back in Liege for the finish.
In the afternoon, we will collect rental bikes plus we assist with re-packing your bikes for travel.
Monday 26 April: Departure
After breakfast it's time to check-out and depart Liege.
Optional Airport Transfer
We will run one airport transfer to Brussels Airport on departure at 09.00 for flights departing after 12.00.