ride the mythical cobbles of the "hell of the north" this april!
Make your plans to join us this spring for a cycling pilgrimage to the battlefields of the "Hell of the North" at cycling's most prized one-day event, Paris Roubaix! With the help of our friends at ASO in Paris, we have created the ultimate cycling vacation to the "Queen of the Classics" that will see you ride the famed cobbles for yourself at the Paris-Roubaix Challenge before enjoying VIP access on Sunday's main event with the world's leading professional cyclists. Along the way, you'll feel the presence of the sport's greatest Classics riders such as Roger de Vlaeminck, Tom Boonen, Eddy Merckx, Sean Kelly, Francesco Moser, and Fabian Cancellara as you ride such famed stretches of the "pave'" at the Wallers-Arenberg Forest and Camphin-les-Peveles before finishing in the famed Roubaix Velodrome!
In addition to the unforgettable cycling and VIP race viewing, you'll enjoy relaxing in our 5-star luxury hotel in charming Lille where you'll enjoy the warm hospitality and comfortable atmosphere as you soak up the energy of the Classics! So reserve your space today for an unforgettable ride through history at Paris-Roubaix where we guarantee you'll create a new legend to call your own!
Dates: April 5 - 9, 2018
Length: 5 days / 4 nights
Price: $3,999.00 pp in double occupancy
Single Supplement: $999.00
WOW Factor!: Rubbing shoulders with the world's leading pros at the Grand Depart, "race chasing" in an accredited race vehicle, and VIP status at the finish in the Roubaix Velodrome!
April 5 - Welcome to France! Following our meeting at Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport at 10:00 am, we'll transfer to the city of Lille and our 5-star luxury hotel. Following check-in for the next four nights, assemble your bikes with the assistance of our professional mechanics before enjoying a ride through the hallowed fields of northern France to loosen up. This evening, we'll enjoy a festive "Welcome Meeting and Dinner."
April 6 - Morning French-Belgian Ride / Paris-Roubaix Challenge Registration.
This morning, we'll ride through the picturesque villages and World War I battlefields along the French / Belgium border before visiting the Expo Village for the Paris-Roubaix Challenge where we'll register for tomorrow's ride, visit sponsors, and buy jerseys! Afterwards, relax as much as possible before finalizing the details for your personal ride through "the Hell of the North." This evening, we'll explore the brasseries of colorful Lille for dinner on our own.
April 7 - Paris-Roubaix Challenge!
Following an early breakfast and transfer for those doing the long route, today you will take part in the 2018 Paris-Roubaix Challenge where you can choose from 1 of 4 courses. Highlights will include riding on the "pave' " through the Arenberg Forest and at Camphin-les-Peveles before finishing in the Roubaix Velodrome! Tonight, we'll celebrate your accomplishment with a festive group dinner and Belgian beers!
April 8 - VIP Status at Paris-Roubaix from Start to Finish!
Today you will enjoy all the excitement of the 2018 Paris-Roubaix as a VIP Guest! Your day will begin with rubbing shoulders with the world's leading professionals as they arrive and sign-in at Compeigne before the Grand Depart. Afterwards, we'll spend the afternoon "race chasing" in our accredited vehicle (the Arenberg Forest is included!) before enjoying a privileged viewing VIP space at the Roubaix Velodrome where we'll witness the climatic finish! This evening, we'll celebrate the day's champion and your Paris-Roubaix VIP adventure with our "Farewell Dinner."
April 9 - Transfer Day.
Enjoy your final breakfast before a morning transfer to Paris for your return flight home with memories of having experienced the very best of Paris-Roubaix!
- VIP Status for the 2018 edition of Paris-Roubaix! Includes VIP passes for Grand Depart in Compeigne, accredited vehicle for easier 'race chasing" during the race, and VIP Passes for the Roubaix Velodrome!
- Entry for the Paris-Roubaix Challenge!
- Four nights of luxury accommodations in our 5-star hotel in Lille.
- All transfers.
- Airport pick-up and drop-off at Paris Charles de Gaulle Intl Airport.
- All breakfasts.
- Three dinners.
- Professional bi-lingual staff.
- Professional mechanical assistance.
- Daily rides as outlined above.
- Transport for your bicycle.