Sports Tours International’s Guests Access Europe’s Cyclo-cross Stars Sparring in April in Flanders and Paris

MANCHESTER, UK, Jan. 3, 2020– Rider alert!  Cyclo-cross world champion, Mathieu van der Poel, will be riding the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix pro races in April 2020 while going head to head with his cyclo-cross rival, Wout van Aert of Belgium.

Van der Poel raced to the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) Cyclocross World Championshipsin 2015 and 2019. Van Aert took the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Cycling enthusiasts can add their energies to this historic match by joining the sportive version of the Tour of Flanders followed by the 2020 Tour of Flanders and the 2020 Scheldeprijs before riding the 2020 Roubaix Challenge and watching the 2020 Paris-Roubaix Pro Race the following week.

For cycling fans Sports Tours International is organizing a 10-day immersive adventure around the2020 Spring Classics Tour for cycling enthusiasts who can’t get enough of this sport.

The tour combines witnessing die-hard competitors as well as opportunities for visitors to participate in sportive events. Scheduled to begin on April 4, events over 2020 Tour of Flanders Pro Race weekend include on

  • April 4 – Guest participation in the RVV (Ronde van Vlaanderen - Tour of Flanders) Cyclo Sportive  
  • April 5 – 2020 Tour of Flanders Pro Race with VIP access and experiences

The 2020 Paris Roubaix Challenge includes:

  • April 11 – Opportunity for guests to ride most of the Paris-Roubaix route including all of the cobbles of one of the oldest and most significant of cycling events
  • April 12 – 2020 Paris Roubaix Challenge Pro Race with access to witness the start, some sections of the competition and the finish of the race.

Before departing Flanders guests are invited to ride with Johan Museeuw, nicknamed the Lion of Flanders, as he was particularly successful at the cobbled classics. With him they will tour a museum followed by a stop at a Belgian brewery, Huyghe, the home of Delirium Tremens.

Midweek on April 8 finds cycling guests in Mol for the start of the 2020 Scheldeprijs with opportunities to ride out to the race itself and throughout the event that draws elite cyclist to catch the race three times before returning to the finish. Scheldeprijs is one of two Flanders Classics spring races included for 2020 in the International Cycling Union’s new ProSeries.

The per person double rate for this extensive spring program in Europe is from £1699 (£550 single supplement) and includes, among others,

  • 6 nights accommodation with breakfast at NH Ghent Belfort
  • 4 nights accommodation on half board basis at Hotel Mercure Roubaix
  • Visit to the Tour of Flanders museum and guided ride with former Tour of Flanders and Roubaix winner and former world champ Johan Museeuw guided
  • Visit to the Belgian beer brewery
  • Airport transfers from BRU international airport
  • Departure airport transfers from Roubaix
  • The services of Sports Tours International’s experienced drivers, guides and the team
  • Transport including with bike to and from Cyclo-sportive starts and finishes

Sports Tours International is the go-to company for travel packages to the world’s top cycling and running events. For additional details on this program please see:

Sports Tours International suggests booking race packages early. For more information, available packages, space availability and reservations please visit online:, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call: (+44) 161 703 8161.

Sports Tours International is Europe’s leading specialist in sports travel. Since inception in 1973 they have hosted thousands of participants and spectators at major sporting events worldwide. With the tagline, Our experience will make yours, the company’s initial roots came from a devotion to running when founder Vince Regan began taking runners to the NYC Marathon. Since the early 2000s, the company now embraces international cycling events, triathlon competitions, sports training camps and VIP hospitality.

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