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Roubaix

Queen of the Classics

Cycling the Classics

Where legends are born

Roubaix is situated in the north of France, home to one of cycling’s most famous Classics.  This region has seen many great cycling stories throughout its history.  Whether your are staying in Flanders, Lille or Brussels it is possible for you to conquer these cobbles throughout the year and not only on days prior to the Paris-Roubaix race.  You can easily combine a tour starting in Oudenaarde and end your trip on the famous Vélodrome of Roubaix where you can freshen up in one of the legendary showers of the Vélodrome.

Discover one of Cyclings classic destinations.

Lodging

Thanks to Roubaix’ central location you can stay anywhere and combine the best of both worlds. Enjoy a night in Roubaix and we transfer you the following morning to the starting point of one of the many cobbled sections of the race.  Or stay in Ghent or Oudenaarde in Flanders and cycle the classical route to the Vélodrome in Roubaix.

Hotel or B&B? You choose!

Culture

Roubaix is also famous for its cultural exhibitions throughout the year.  Why not visit ‘La Piscine’ an exhibition hall situated in a beautiful art deco indoor swimming pool.

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Roubaix fun facts
Fun Facts Roubaix
ROUBAIX

Industrial city in the very north of France close to the border of Belgium.

Fun facts Bycicle
PARIS ROUBAIX

This race is also known as the Queen of the Classics and is held each year just one week after the Ronde van Vlaanderen. Vélodrome de Roubaix : open air cycling track

Fun facts Food and Beer
FACTS

Les Amis de Paris Roubaix : an association of friends who voluntarily restore each year some cobbled sections along the route.

Fun facts Terrain
TERRAIN

Flat open terrain with numerous cobbled sections

Suitable for any level of rider.  Cobbles also known as ‘pavé’ in French or ‘kassei’ in Dutch

Take your time to take a close look at our destinations, and if you should have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.