Sportive Breaks

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Amstel Gold Race Sportive 2023

15th April

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Days

2 & 3 nights

difficulity 

Very Difficult

From

£469 GBP

Why Book This Trip?

Our weekend package includes 2 or 3 nights in Maastricht. You can cycle the Tour version of the Amstel Gold Race on Saturday and you can enjoy watching the Pro Men and Women on Sunday. You get guaranteed participation in the Sportive and do not have to enter the draw. Sportive distances are: 60km, 100km, 125km, 150km plus the 240km full distance. Bike rental and airport transfers from Brussels are also available at a supplement.

Included with all entries:

  • Participation in the Tour version Amstel Gold Race (Sportive), without the need to enter the lottery. Choice of distances
  • Breakfast at the VIP-pavilion
  • Reserved parking near the VIP-pavilion (1 parking ticket for 2 people)
  • Guarded bicycle parking
  • Special shower- and changing facilities
  • Buffet after your ride of the Tour version Amstel Gold Race (Sportive)
  • Unique gift

Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking.

Guaranteed Sportive Entry: Available at £160 with our travel package. £180 if bought as entry without package. No need to enter the lottery for this sell-out event. Choice of distances available.

Team support: Mechanic service available plus guided rides during the weekend. Airport transfers available at supplement

Live Pro race watching: See the start of the Amstel Gold Race in Maastricht plus live racing in Valkenburg

Hotel in Maastricht:We are staying in a well-located hotel near all the Sportive and pro race action. Store your bike in your room.

What's Included?

Accommodation

2 or 3 nights hotel in Maastricht

Meals Included

Breakfasts included

Guided Warm Up Rides

75km guided ride Friday afternoon

Transfer

Transport to the start

Additional Services - Supportive Entry

From £160.

All distances available

Additional Services - Bike Rental

Choice of 3 levels of bikes from £140

Additional Services - Transfer

Transfers at set times on Fri & Mon from £120pp return.

Highlights from the Past Event

Itinerary

Day To Day

Please make your own way to meet us in Maastricht. Maastricht is a 3hr30 drive from Calais if you are driving. Alternatively we provide one airport transfer from Brussels Airport (BRU) at 11.00 (£120 supplement applies). Private airport transfers available from Brussels (BRU). Contact us for details

Our staff will assist you with getting your bikes ready after travel and if you have ordered bike rental, these will also be available. This afternoon, enjoy a 80km coffee spin where we will see parts of the Amstel Gold Race.

Our ride will leave the hotel at 14.00 and along the way we will take in many climbs that are on the route of the Amstel Gold Race such as the Cauberg, Maasberg, Adsteeg, Lange Raarberg, Bergseweg and Sibbergrubbe. The distance is approximately 80km with 648 metres of climbing.

The evening is free for you to eat out.

 DistanceElevationDifficulty
Medium Route80km630m2/5

After an early breakfast, we will transport you and your bike to Valkenburg (1okm). We will have breakfast at the VIP pavilion. Here there’s secure bike parking and changing facilities.

Start times:

  • 06.30 – 09.00: Start 240km (orange arrows)
  • 06.30 – 09.00: Start 200km (pink arrows)
  • 07.00 – 11.00: Start 150km (red arrows)
  • 07.00 – 11.00: Start 125km (yellow arrows)
  • 07.00 – 11.00: Start 100km (blue arrows)
  • 08.00 – 11.00: Start 65km (black arrows)

Anticipated programme

  • From 07:00 breakfast is available in private start area in Valkenburg near the start
  • 09:30-11:00 Start Amstel Gold Race Sportive
  • 14:00-18:00 Pasta buffet in private area at the finish

VIP Parking area

For car drivers, we have parking tickets available that give access to the VIP parking area next to the start and finish in Valkenburg.

After the finish we will return to Maastricht. The evening is free for you to eat out.

The starting line is in Maastricht and guarantees a lively atmosphere. After the riders have set off we will take the train to Valkenburg (10 minutes) where we will be in a great position to see several passages of the riders.

If you’d like to make today extra special, we also offer a variety of VIP and Hospitality experiences – More information here

After breakfast, please check out of the hotel. We offer one airport transfer back to Brussels Airport today at 09.00. Private transfers are available for other times by contacting us at [email protected]. Supplements apply for airport transfers.

More About the Event

There are 5 Sportive distances to choose from: 60km, 100km, 125km, 150km and 240km. All distances start and finish in Valkenburg from the Amstel Gold Race Experience centre.

 

 DistanceElevationDifficulty
Short Route60km594m1/5
Short Route100km980m2/5
Medium Route125km1023m2/5
Medium Route150km2227m3/5
Long Route240km2981m4/5

Bike rental information

We provide three different bike rental options for are customers on the Amstel Gold Race Sportive, from a top of the range Giant TCR Advanced carbon with Shimano Ultegra Di2 to a more affordable options such as Giant TCR Advanced carbon with Shimano mechanical Ultegra and Giant Contend SL 1 aluminium frame with Shimano.

Giant TCR Advanced carbon with Shimano Ultegra Di2£265
Giant TCR Advanced carbon with Shimano mechanical Ultegra£210
Giant Contend SL 1 aluminium frame with Shimano£150

You're in safe hands

We have a team of highly experienced professionals who have been organising cycling trips for over 25 years. We are members of ABTA and ATOL so book with confidence.

Plenty to choose from

Did you know we offer the biggest selection of European Gran Fondo and Cyclo-Sportive events.

Spread your payments

Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking. *Selected products. Terms and Conditions apply

Logistics covered

We know the routes, we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organise everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional feed stops, rep support and more.

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