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Tour of legendary climbs

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The tour of legendary climbs has been designed for athletically trained cyclists. With a total length of 135 km and a profile that features over 2000 metres of climb, this tour is among the toughest of sporting challenges.

open
difficult
134.8 km
8:13 h
2011 m
2011 m

It entails some of the region's best climbs, including some well known ones which form part of the Ardennes classic Liège-Bastogne-Liège: the Côte de Wanne for example (2.2 km, 7.2%), the Côte de Stockeu (1.1 km, 12%), and the Côte du Rosier (3.9 km, 6.3%). From St. Vith, the tour goes towards Salmchâteau and the heavily wooded region of Mont-le-Soie, where the first challenge awaits the riders. In the region of Trois-Ponts, there are a few more classics to be added to the list above, such as the Côte des Hézalles (1.7 km, 9.1%), the Côte de Mont-le-Soie (4.1 km, 6%), the Côte d'Aisomont (4.5 km, 5.1%), the Côte d'Amermont (3.4 km, 5.9%), and the Côte de Brume (2.6 km, 7.9%).

Author’s recommendation

Refreshment facilities at the destination in St. Vith or en route in Trois-Ponts or Stavelot.

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Tourismusagentur Ostbelgien
Updated: January 27, 2020

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
580 m
Lowest point
221 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Restaurant Pip-Margraff
Restaurant Esprit Sain
Hotel Restaurant Albert 1er
Restaurant Zum Buchenberg
Restaurant Steineweiher
Café Ratskeller
Youth Hostel High Fens

Safety information

Beware of oncoming cyclists, walkers or other users on public roads and on the cycle path.

Tips, hints and links

East Belgium Tourist Agency 

Hauptstraße 54

4780 St.Vith

Tel. +32 80 22 76 64

www.ostbelgien.eu  

info@ostbelgien.eu  

Start

St.Vith, town hall square 50.280356, 6.125885 (477 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.280340, 6.126160
DMS
50°16'49.2"N 6°07'34.2"E
UTM
32U 295255 5573752
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Destination

St.Vith, town hall square

Turn-by-turn directions

St.Vith - Côte de Mont-le-Soie - Côte de Wanne - Côte des Hézalles - Côte d'Aisomont - Côte de Stockeu - Côte d'Amermont - Côte du Rosier - Côte de Brume - St.Vith

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train: www.belgianrail.be 

By bus: www.infotec.be 

Getting there

Please use the route planner.

Coordinates

DD
50.280340, 6.126160
DMS
50°16'49.2"N 6°07'34.2"E
UTM
32U 295255 5573752
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic equipment MTB - don't forget your helmet.

Status
open
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
134.8 km
Duration
8:13h
Ascent
2011 m
Descent
2011 m
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