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The 3 Cities Cycle Weekend
17th May 2019 / Events
Explore Europe on Two Wheels from 17th to 19th May 2019!
This 3 day cycle is a fantastic ride, joining three of Europe's most historic cities: Dunkerque, Bruges and Ypres.
Our journey takes us from England through the Flemish Region of France and Belgium and onwards to Holland, where you are sure to receive a warm welcome with 85 percent of the population owning at least one bicycle.
Some of the highlights of the trip include the historic fortified town of Ypres, famous for its battle fields and the Last Post at the historical Menin Gate.
- Day 1: Dunkerque to Bruges (approx. 75 miles)
Our ferry departs Dover at 8am, arriving at Dunkerque at 11am (local time). From there you will follow the French coastal roads, over the Belgium border to our lunch stop in Neiwport. After lunch we'll continue to Bruges where, after dinner, you'll have time to explore the beautiful 'Venice of the North'.
- Day 2: Bruges to Ypres (approx. 68 miles)
Following breakfast you'll head off across the border of Holland and the town of Sluisse where you'll stop for coffee and cake. Following the cycle path, it is then onto Ypres and its famous battlefields.
- Day 3: Ypres to Dunkerque (approx. 54 miles)
Passing through the hop fields of Popperinge you'll embark on your only climb of the trip, up to the town of Casel where the lunch and amazing views will make it well worth the effort. It's then time to head back to Dunkerque where your ferry home awaits.
The cost of the trip is £500 per person and includes: 3* hotel and B&B accommodation, all meals, ferry crossings, bike mechanic, fully equipped support vehicle and GPX Files of the Route.
Excludes: Travel to/from Dover, meals onboard ferry, personal drinks/snacks/spending and tipping.
We have 2 payment options:
Payment Option 1:
Total Trip Paid By You
Deposit: £150 per person
Final Balance: £350 per person
Raise: As much as you can through fundraising!
Payment Option 2:
Raise: Minimum Sponsorship (which covers all trip costs)
Deposit: £150pp (deducted from sponsorship)
Fundraise: A minimum of £755pp through sponsorship
To find out more information, or to book your place please contact our Director of Community Services, Lynn Hyder on 07715 674899 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org