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Paris Roubaix Challenge 2025

Saturday, April 12

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3 nights


Choice of Distances


$609 USD

2025 Paris Roubaix Challenge with Sportive Breaks

The shortest 70 km distance includes 8 cobbled sections. the 145km has 19 cobbled sections including the Arenberg. The 170km has all 29 cobbled sections that are in the professional race. All distances include your unique arrival in the Vélodrome !

Long Distance event

Book with us and we collect you from the hotel with our coach with bike trailer. However, the number of places is limited due to the fact that Paris–Roubaix Femmes will be taking place on the same course and day as the Paris–Roubaix Challenge. This distance is accessible only to experienced cyclists, average speed required of 21.2 km/h over the 170 km course including around 50 km of cobblestones to arrive before 3:00 p.m. at the Velodrome. Route accessible only to experienced cyclists, average speed required: 28 km/h on the road, 14 km/h on cobblestones (50 km).

2025 Paris Roubaix

The day after the Roubaix Challenge you can watch as the pros take on the cobbles. Several viewing options are available with Sportive Breaks. 

*Please note the dates for the 2025 Paris Roubaix haven’t been confirmed. Please don’t book your travel until the dates are confirmed. Your booking will be secure for the Paris Roubaix weekend.

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

Hotel in Roubaix: Our hotels are well-located in Roubaix within easy riding distance of the velodrome.

Entries with choice of distance available: Choose from all sportive distances. All Sportives start and finish at Roubaix Velodrome apart from the long distance start which is in Busigny. Transfer to start included with 105 mile sportive (90 minutes).

Watch the Pros in the Velodrome: Inside velodrome access on Sunday included. 

Bike rental: Rent from $330 for the weekend. Mechanic on hand for fitting.

Non-rider discount: Supporters and riders who have secured their own entry receive a discount of $60

What's Included?


Hotel in Roubaix

Meals Included



To Long Distance (105 Mile) Start (90mins)

Guided Rides

Friday PM and Sunday

Pro Race Spectator options

Access to the inside area of the velodrome included on Sunday


On hand all weekend

Bike Storage

Available at all hotels.

Velodrome access on Pro race day

Access to the inside area of the velodrome included

Sportive Entry

All distances available

Bike Rental

From $330 for the weekend


Airport transfers at set times at $72 one way/$144 return

Highlights from the Past Event


Day To day

Arrive at your hotel in Roubaix today. A transfer from (BRU) Brussels Airport is available at 11:00 AM. Private transfers at other times can be arranged. Your race packet & entry will be delivered to your hotel. A mechanic is available to fit your rental bike or help you build your bike. At 2:00PM our guided ride over the cobbles will allow you to test your bike and your skills. Our guide will share their tips for your ride tomorrow.

As the elite women tackle Paris Roubaix, you will ride your own “Hell of the North”, challenged by the cobbled sections of “Carrefour de l’Arbre” and the “Trouée d’Arenberg” and finishing, with bragging rights, at the Roubaix velodrome. Dinner tonight is at the hotel. 


Long route: Transfer leaves our hotel in Roubaix at 5:00 AM.  It is a rolling start between 7:00 AM and and 7:30 AM in Busigny. Transfer is approximately 90 minutes.


Medium and short route: Start at the Roubaix velodrame any time between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Two options are available to catch the pro race:


  1. Full-day guided cycling trip to watch the pros tackle the cobbles.  You will not be at the finish to see who crosses first.
  2. Leisurely morning in town before seeing the finish at the track center of the Roubaix Velodrome

Dinner at the hotel.  Mechanics available to help pack your bike for travel.


After breakfast, a transfer to (BRU) Brussels Airport is available at 9:00 AM at additional cost. Please book flights that depart after 1:00 PM. 

2025 Paris Roubaix

The dates for the 2025 Paris Roubaix weekend are Saturday, April 12 for the Women’s Pro race and Cyclo Sportive and Sunday April 13 for the Paris Roubaix Men’s pro race. Dates are still to be confirmed. 

2025 Paris Roubaix Weekend Tour

Sportive Breaks offer a package which includes your choice of either a 2*, 3* or 4* hotel in Roubaix which is perfectly placed for both the Cyclo sportive and the pro race, guided ride and mechanic and staff support throughout the weekend. 


More About the Event

There are 3 Paris Roubaix Sportive distances (43, 90 & 105 miles), all of which finish in the famous Roubaix velodrome. The short & medium Sportives will start in the velodrome while the long distance sets off from Busigny (17 miles from Roubaix).  Sportive Breaks will transport all long distance riders & bikes to their start. Ride the Hell of the North and its fabled cobbled sectors, including the Carrefour de l’Arbre and the Trouée d’Arenberg.  The rides increase in difficulty as they get longer but, with 3 routes to chose from, there is a challenge for every rider.

  Distance Elevation Difficulty
Long Route 105 miles 2693ft 4/5
Medium Route 90 miles 1374ft 3/5
Short Route 43 miles 820ft 1/5


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Plenty to choose from

We offer the largest selection of European Gran Fondo and Cyclo-Sportive events.

Spread your payments

Our interest-free payment plan allows you to spread out payments for your booking. *Selected products. Terms and Conditions apply.

You are in safe hands

We have a team of highly experienced professionals who have been organizing cycling trips for more than 25 years.

Logistics covered

We know the routes and we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organize everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional fuel stops, local guides, mechanical support and more.

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