Date April 15, 2023
Nights 2 and 3 Nights
Price From £469pp
Amstel Gold Race Sportive April 15, 2023 Holland One Day Classics

Amstel Gold Race Sportive with Sportive Breaks

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

Weekend Highlights

Weekend Highlights

  • 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

  • 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.

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

What's Included

Accommodation

2 or 3 nights hotel in Maastricht

Included Meals

Breakfasts included

Guided Warm Up Ride

75km guided ride Friday afternoon

Transfer

Transport to the start

Additional Extras

Sportive Entry

From £160. All distances available

Bike Rental

Choice of 3 levels of bikes from £140

Transfer

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

Amstel Gold Race Sportive

The Amstel Gold Race Sportive takes place on Saturday 15th April, 2023. The Amstel Gold Race has been taking place in the southernmost province of the Netherlands Limburg every year since 1966. Every year ‘De Markt’ in Maastricht is the start venue of the Amstel Gold Race with the finish in nearby Berg en Terblijt (Valkenburg).

The Amstel Gold Race is the only Dutch classic in the Netherlands. The day before the professionals thousands of Sportive riders tackle memorable hills such as the Keutenberg; the Camerig, the Bemelerberg and the Cauberg as the finale.

 

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

Itinerary

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Friday 14 April 2023 : Arrival Day

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Medium Route 80km 630m 2/5

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.

Select Route:

Saturday 15 April 2023 : Amstel Gold Race Sportive

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.

Sunday 16 April 2023 : 2023 Amstel Gold Race

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

Monday 17 April 2023 : Departure day

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.

Sportive Options

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.

Short Route

Accommodation

NH Maastricht

2023 Amstel Gold Race

The NH Maastricht hotel is great for both business travellers and those who are here to enjoy the shops and sights. The hotel is right next to a major conference centre, and you can easily walk or get a bus to the heart of the city. • Next to the Maastricht Exhibition and Conference Centre • A 30-minute walk to the centre for shops, museums, and restaurants • Bus stop in front of the hotel • Health club with Turkish bath and whirlpool • Cosy bar that’s open until late • Terrace for al fresco drinks Awarded the Green Key certification, a globally recognized certification in the tourism sector, thanks to its environmental commitment • Check-in: 5:00 pm • Check-out: 12:00 pm Parking • On-site parking: Indoor • Price: €15.30 / day • Parking cannot be reserved in advance

Airport Transfers

We offer one airport transfer on Friday at 11.00 and back to Brussels Airport on Monday at 09.00. Private transfers are available for other times by contacting us. Supplements apply for airport transfers.

Airport
Arrival Times
Departure Times
Brussels (BRU)
We offer one airport transfer on Friday at 11.00 and back to Brussels Airport on Monday at 09.00. Private transfers are available for other times by contacting us. Supplements apply for airport transfers.
We offer one airport transfer on Friday at 11.00 and back to Brussels Airport on Monday at 09.00. Private transfers are available for other times by contacting us. Supplements apply for airport transfers.

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