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Tour of Flanders 2025 - Stay in Kortrijk - Prices from £499.00pp

Tour of Flanders 2025 - Stay in Kortrijk

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Here at Sportive Breaks, we are proud to be an official partner of the Tour of Flanders and We Ride Flanders. We have years of experience in organising travel packages to the Tour of Flanders and we’re looking forward to welcoming amateur cyclists again in Belgium. On Saturday 5th April 2025 you will ride the We Ride Flanders Sportive and on Sunday 6th April 2025, you will be able to watch the Tour of Flanders.

We are eagerly looking forward to a new spring when Bruges will finally welcome the riders with huge applause. The flanks of the most iconic hills in the Flemish Ardennes will once again roar with the enthusiasm of the fans.

The 111th edition of “Flanders’ Finest” will undoubtedly continue the tradition of offering a spectacle like no other. Sunday 6th April is the day that riders and cycling fans from all corners of the world have been looking forward to for months, a day when the race rouses an entire nation. And you can be there too!

Arrive on Thursday or Friday and ride the 2025 We Ride Flanders Sportive on Saturday before watching the 2025 Tour of Flanders on Sunday. We are based in Kortrijk for the weekend where you can choose from two centrally located hotels. Our local team will welcome you and we will provide a guided ride on the cobbles on Friday. On Saturday we provide transport to the start and back from the finish of the Sprtive in Oudenaarde. On Sunday we will take you to watch the pros ride the race.

*Dates for this event are still to be confirmed, please don't book travel until we confirm the date of the event*

We offer a choice of hotels in Kortrijk close to the location of We Ride Flanders start and finish as well as the finish of the Tour of Flanders Women’s and Men’s races on Sunday.

Guided warm-up ride on the cobbles: On Friday morning we invite you for a guided ride over the cobbles on a short ride to get you ready for the sportive.

Mechanical support: Our expert mechanics are on hand all weekend at the hotel.

Transport: Airport transfers are available at a supplement. Transport to and from the Sportives is included as well as transport on Tour of Flanders race day.

Included with your weekend

  • 3 or 4 nights at a choice of hotels in Kortrijk
  • Daily breakfasts
  • All taxes are included
  • The services of our bike guide and bike mechanic
  • Guided warm-up ride on the cobbles on Friday
  • Detailed Itinerary

Optional extras:

Guaranteed entry for the 2025 We Ride Flanders (chip and medal included)

The following distances are indicative and may change >

  • 235km– Starts from Bruges 
  • 177km – Starts from Oudenaarde 
  • 136km – Starts from Oudenaarde 
  • 72km – Starts from Oudenaarde 

Airport transfers from Brussels International Airport at various times for you and your bike.

Bike Rental

You can bring your own bike as we have made arrangements to transport bike boxes on our airport transfers. Alternatively, you can rent a bike with us for the weekend.

Please check our bike rental page 

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Event Includes

Included with your weekend

  • 3 or 4 nights at a choice of hotels in Kortrijk
  • Daily breakfasts
  • All taxes are included
  • The services of our bike guide and bike mechanic
  • Guided warm-up ride on the cobbles on Friday
  • Detailed Itinerary
Your Itinerary

*Thursday, 3rd April 2025

Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in Kortrijk today. Our team will be available to meet you at the hotel. If you plan to fly then we offer airport transfers for you, your luggage, and your bike from Brussels International Airport.

Our optional airport transfer will depart from Brussels Airport at 11.00. Please arrive at Brussels airport by 10.00 to allow time for baggage collection and passport control.

Our hotels

Choose to stay at either 3* hotel Square or 4* hotel Messeyne in Kortrijk centre. Your stay will be for 3 or 4 nights and will be on a bed-and-breakfast basis so with breakfasts included. You will have an early breakfast on We Ride Flanders Day.

What about my bike?

You can bring your own bike as we have made arrangements to transport bike boxes on our airport transfers. Alternatively, you can rent a bike with us for the weekend. Our mechanic will be available this afternoon at the hotel to assist you with fitting your rental bike or building your own bike after travel.

Bikes can be safely stored at the hotel.

This afternoon and early evening, our tour leaders and bike mechanics are available for you. The evening is free for you to eat out in one of Kortrijk’s many restaurants.

Friday, 4th April 2025

If you choose our 3-night option, then you will arrive today

Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in Kortrijk today. Our team will be available to meet you at the hotel. If you plan to fly then we offer airport transfers for you, your luggage, and your bike from Brussels International Airport.

Our optional airport transfer will depart from Brussels Airport at 11.00. Please arrive at Brussels airport by 10.00 to allow time for baggage collection and passport control.

For those that arrived yesterday...

After breakfast and preparing the bikes, we will take you on a supported, guided ride of about 50 km that takes in tsome cobbles in preperation for the sportive.

We’ll be back at the hotel in the afternoon for you to rest and get prepared for tomorrow. This evening our bike guides will do a race briefing to run through We Ride Flanders logistics and of course the route.

The evening is free for you to eat out in one of Kortrijk's many restaurants or you can choose to eat at the hotel.

Saturday, 5th April 2025

We have an early start this morning. Early breakfast is arranged in the hotel restaurant. The long-distance starts from Bruges and the other distances start and finish in Oudenaarde so we offer transport to get there this morning.

Start & finish / location & hours

START Cyclo 235km

Bruges

  • 07.00 – 08.00

START 177km, 136km, 72km

Oudenaarde (Lindestraat, Oudenaarde)

  • Cyclo 177 km: 07.00 – 08.30
  • Cyclo 144 km: 08.30 – 10.00
  • Cyclo 75 km: 10.00 – 11.00

FINISH

The finish of all distances is on the Markt in Oudenaarde. The last aid station closes at 19:00. If you arrive here later, you are no longer an official participant and you are obliged to take the shortest route to the finish. The finish in Oudenaarde officially closes at 20h00.

Once you finish in Oudenaarde, we provide transport back to Kortrijk.

This afternoon and early evening we’ll assist you with re-packing your bikes ahead of travel and you’ll also be able to return your rental bikes with us if you are not using them tomorrow.

The evening is free for you to eat out in one of Kortrijk’s many restaurants or you can choose to eat at the hotel.

Sunday, 6th April 2025

Today is the day of the Tour of Flanders. Below we have listed a few different options for you today.

Stay in Oudenaarde

In the last 75 km, the most notorious passages are lurking: from the Koppenberg and the Hotond to the Oude Kwaremont and the Paterberg. Riders and fans are eagerly looking forward to the finish in the centre of Oudenaarde. The champions sprint to the finish line. In Oudenaarde you experience it from the front row: live and on the big screen. The Donkmeer and the Markt are the places to be. You can see the race live 4 times. If you walk up and down between the market square of Oudenaarde and the arrival area you will see the race pass by and be able to witness two finishes (men and women).

Shuttle bus to Oude Kwaremont

There is a free shuttle bus from Oudenaarde station up to the public village on the Oude Kwaremont where you can see the riders 3 times. There are pubs, food and beer vans, and a big screen so you can alternate between standing by the roadside and watching the big screen.

The evening is free for you to eat out in one of Kortrijk's many restaurants or you can choose to eat at the hotel.

Monday, 7th April 2025

After breakfast, we offer our optional transfer back to Brussels airport. On Monday, it's time to depart after a superb weekend of cycling action. Our optional airport transfer leaves at 06.30. Please book flights to depart Brussels after 10:30.

*Dates for this event are still to be confirmed, please don't book travel until we confirm the date of the event*

Need to Know

How to book

Please make your booking by clicking the orange book now button. Please ensure that you select the correct room type for all members of your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place. 

Payments

We offer all our customers a payment schedule where you pay in instalments without fees. When you confirm your booking, we will take a deposit payment. Subsequent payments are taken automatically. The cost of the event entry is non-refundable.

Travel advice

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry Requirements’ section for Belgium’s current entry restrictions and requirements.

Medical certificate

Please note that you do not need a medical certificate to take part in the 2025 We Ride Flanders Sportive. 

Travel Insurance

For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in cycling events in Belgium. Please remember to insure your bike for foreign travel.

Entry and Hospitality Ticket Sales

In the selling of any entry or hospitality tickets, Sportive Breaks act as an agent for the event organiser.

Location

The Belgian town of Oudenaarde in the Flemish Ardennes is host to the Tour of Flanders. The town comes alive in spring when Flanders Finest puts the area on the world map of cycling again.

The final 75 kilometres are the toughest part of the race. The riders circle the area around Oudenaarde and ride cobble climbs like the Koppenberg, Hotond and of course the Oude Kwaremont and the Paterberg. Riders and fans eagerly look forward to the finale in the centre of Oudenaarde. The crowds in Oudenaarde eagerly await the arrival of the riders and watch the race unfold on large TV screens. The Donkmeer and the market square are turned into the epicentre of the cycling world for a couple of days every spring.

The day before the Tour of Flanders, thousands of sportive cyclists ride their own Tour of Flanders during the 'We Ride Flanders' Cyclo. Just like the riders the next day, amateur cyclists tackle the same Flemish ‘Bergs’ and cobbled sections. From about midday, thousands of amateur cyclists from Belgium and beyond cross the finish line in Oudenaarde. The crowds at the finish line can enjoy all that Oudenaarde has to offer.

Hotel Options

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  • Hotel Messeyne Kortrijk

    Groeningestraat 17 Kortrijk West-Vlaanderen

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    Nestled in the centre of Kortrijk is the Hotel Messeyne, an elegant family hotel just five minutes from the Grote Markt. For business travel as well as a family vacation, this hotel is the ideal base of operations. It's within walking distance of all of Kortrijk's many attractions. All the rooms are up to standard and are regularly renovated and refreshed.

    The inspiring meeting rooms, free parking and the gourmet restaurant with a terrace are just a few of the perks that hotel guests love to return to.

    When the sun is shining, our terrace is one of the most sought-after spots in Kortrijk. Every morning, the hotel restaurant serves an extensive breakfast buffet, too.

    All guests are welcome to use wellness facilities, including a sauna and hammam, and a modern fitness room at any time.

    All rooms offer WiFi, and parking at the hotel is free.

    • Free WiFi
    • Free wellness spa
    • Free parking
    • 28 stylish rooms
    • Beautiful sun terrace
    • Extensive breakfast buffet
    • Just a few minutes from the renowned gourmet restaurant Hof van Cleve
    • Close to all the Kortijk attractions

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • On-site Parking
    • Gym
    • City Centre Location
    • Wellness Area
  • Square Hotel Kortrijk

    Groeningestraat 39 Kortrijk West-Vlaanderen

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    The Square hotel is just a stone's throw from hotel Messeyne and is perfect for people looking for comfort and efficiency in a modern setting. Here, you can breakfast until noon relax in the comfortable rooms.

    This three-star hotel is within walking distance of Kortrijk's Grote Markt and located five minutes from the Kortrijk Xpo. The gourmet restaurant Messeyne is within walking distance as well.

    • Free WiFi
    • Wellness spa (€ 25)
    • Free parking (19:00-9:00)
    • 26 modern rooms
    • Stylish lounge bar
    • Extensive breakfast buffet
    • Centrally located
     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • City Centre Location

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