Cycling package Southern Trappists
Five-day cycling tour on high quality rental bikes for experienced cyclists. A challenge for the adventurous cyclist: every day there are hills to climb. The bike ride goes through a hilly countrysite, along the border of Belgium and France all the way to the forests of the Ardennes. The tour can be extended to six days.
Kilometers / mileage
Day 1: 54 km / 34 miles
Day 2: 67 km / 41 miles
Day 3: 94 km / 58 miles
Day 4: 86 km / 53 miles
Day 5: 87 km / 54 miles
Day 5 (extension): 132 km / 82 miles
Day 6 (extension): 86 km / 53 miles
Day 1: Your trip begins in the city of Menen, at the bike rental shop. Then a beautiful day follows, you will be cycling to Mont des Cats (and the Trappist monastery). Quench your thirst and enjoy the beautiful view. The cycling day ends in the picturesque Watou. In this town you can taste the famous beer St. Bernardus. Find your accommodation.
Day 2: Small roads and historical sites of World War I lead you to Kortrijk. Accommodations.
Day 3: A long day of cycling where you're traveling from Flanders to Wallonia. You have the ability to discover the beers from the old brewery Bush Beer. In the European capital of culture 2015, Bergen (Mons) you can visit the cozy market. Accommodations.
Day 4: The day of cycling today is primarily through a free bike path to the Abbey in Chimay. At night discover the culinary delights of the Chimay beer used in the kitchen. Accomodations
Day 5: After an aperitif in Brasserie des Fagnes you cycle back to Rochefort. Enjoy with a Rochefort beer and accompanying cheese after a wonderful cycling tour.
Extra day:The very sportive cyclist goes to Orval and finishes the next day the trip in Rochefort.
Total information package € 69
Bike rent € 99 / 5 days
- GPX-files of routes
- Transport from end point to start point in Menen
- Helpful hints for your trip of experienced travellers.