Host cities
Koksijde
"Koksijde-Oostduinkerke, for fascinating holiday pleasure on the Belgian coast, where nature and culture go hand in hand. The only place in the world where you can meet shrimp fisherman on horseback! The seaside for active sports enjoyment on the beach, in the beach clubhouse or on the golf course. Koksijde-Oostduinkerke, with its miles of nature areas, it's paradise for hikers and cyclists. Explore the area's cultural attractions, including the exciting heritage sites and the many museums."

Schedule:

Sunday, 11 August 2013 - Presentation of teams
  • Start of presentation 5.45 p.m.
  • End of presentation 8.15 p.m.
  • Location: Marktplein
Monday, 12 August 2013 - Start of first road race
  • Start road race: 12.30 p.m.
  • Location of start: Marktplein
Ardooie
Ardooie invests in people
Ardooie, Europe's vegetable garden
Ardooie, the sporting heart of West Flanders


Schedule:

Monday, 12 August 2013 - Arrival of first road race
  • Passing the finishing line: 3.56 p.m. & 4.17 p.m.
  • Arrival of the road race: 4.38 p.m.
  • Location of finish: Stationsstraat
Eneco KidsRide
  • Opening of Eneco KidsArea: 12.30 p.m.
  • Start Eneco KidsRide: 1.30 p.m.
Tuesday 13 August 2013 - Start of second road race
  • Start of ride: 11.45 a.m.
  • Location of start: Polenplein
Vorst (Brussels Capital Region)
Schedule:

Tuesday 13 August 2013 - Arrival of second road race
  • Arrival of road race: 3.52 p.m.
  • Location of finish: Victor Rousseaulaan
Eneco KidsRide
  • Opening of Eneco KidsArea: 1 p.m.
  • Start Eneco KidsRide: 2 p.m.
Oosterhout
  • Oosterhout, family town
  • Oosterhout, heart of West Brabant
  • Oosterhout, you simply can't pass it by
Schedule:

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 - Start of third road race
  • Start of ride: 12.15 p.m.
  • Location of start: Markt
Brouwersdam
Cylcing on LANDinSea!: 100% wind & water!

Schouwen-Duiveland connected by water
Schouwen-Duiveland, dynamic and multifaceted holiday island
Schouwen-Duiveland: familiarity breeds affection
Brouwersdam, the hotspot between Zeeland and South Holland


Schedule:

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 - Arrival of third road race
  • Passing the finishing line: 3.08 p.m. & 3.52 p.m.
  • Arrival of road race: 4.35 p.m.
  • Location of finish: Zeedijk Brouwersdam
Eneco KidsRide
  • Opening of Eneco KidsArea: 12.15 p.m.
  • Start Eneco KidsRide: 1.15 p.m.
Ashes
  • Gateway to Flanders
  • Flirting with the border
  • Your day trip in nature
  • Unbound conviviality
Schedule:

Thursday 15 August 2013 - Start of fourth road race
  • Start of road race: 12.20 p.m.
  • Passing the finishing line: 12.50 p.m.
  • Location of start: Kapelstraat
Vlijmen
Schedule:

Thursday 15 August 2013 - Arrival of fourth road race
  • Passing the finishing line: 3.07 p.m. & 3.46 p.m.
  • Arrival of the road race: 4.20 p.m.
  • Location of finish: Touwslager
Eneco KidsRide
  • Opening of Eneco KidsArea: 12.30 p.m.
  • Start Eneco KidsRide: 1.30 p.m.
Sittard-Geleen
Innovative elite sports centre with elite sports hall, wellness and education centred around the Fortuna stadium.
Site of international, national and regional training centres for a variety of sports, including cycling
Historical downtown with restaurants, patios
Extensive network of cycling routes for the pleasure cyclist and the more experienced cyclist


Schedule:

Friday 16 August 2013 - Individual time trial
  • Start individual time trial - first cyclist: 1.30 p.m.
  • Arrival of individual time trial - last cyclist: 4.40 p.m.
  • Location of start: Beatrixlaan
  • Location of arrival: Engelenkampstraat at Tempelplein
KNWU - Eneco - Rabobank team time trials: finale
  • Start of first team: 11 a.m.
  • Location of start: Beatrixlaan
  • Location of arrival: Tempelplein
Eneco KidsRide
  • Opening of Eneco KidsArea: 11.45 a.m.
  • Start Eneco KidsRide: 12.45 p.m.
Riemst
Riemst, Wonderfully versatile!
Riemst, Flanders' marlstone heart
The marlstone caves, an underground labyrinth
Experience rural Riemst!

There's no place for litter on the street!
Help the Flanders Waste Handling Agency's litter crew make the world a more pleasant and enjoyable place!
The little things count, too, and you can help!
A cigarette end, apple core, a can or bottle, you can make a difference just by putting it in the (right) waste bin! Many thanks in advance!


Schedule:

Saturday, 17 August 2013 - Start of fifth road race
  • Start of road race: 12.45 p.m.
  • Passing the starting line: 1.15 p.m.
  • Location of start: Maastrichtersteenweg
Aywaille
Aywaille is a tourism-focused town with two major sites, the Remouchamps Caves and the Wild World (Monde sauvage). We are proud to be a town appreciated by cycling tourists and proud to be the hometown of Road Cycling World Champion PHILIPPE GILBERT.

Schedule:

Saturday, 17 August 2013 - Arrival of fifth road race
  • Passing of the finishing line: 2.50 p.m. & 3.46 p.m.
  • Arrival of road race: 4.25 p.m.
  • Location of finish: Rue Redoute (at esplanade)
Eneco KidsRide
  • Opening of Eneco KidsArea: noon
  • Start Eneco KidsRide: 1 p.m.
Tienen
Sugary-sweet Tienen: taste and enjoy!
Gallo-Roman Tienen: discover the treasures in the ground
Natural Tienen: cycling and hiking paradise
Exciting Tienen: have a pleasant stay


Schedule:

Sunday 18 August 2013 - Start of sixth road race
  • Start of road race: 11.15 a.m.
  • Passing the starting line: 11.25 a.m.
  • Location of start: Markt
Geraardsbergen
Wall - Tarte au maton - Manneken Pis

Schedule:

Sunday 18 August 2013 - Arrival of sixth road race
  • Passing the finishing line: 1.57 p.m. & 3.24 p.m.
  • Arrival of the road race: 3.57 p.m.
  • Location of finish: Vesten
Eneco KidsRide
  • Opening of Eneco KidsArea: 1.20 p.m.
  • Start Eneco KidsRide: 2.20 p.m.
Eneco Team Time Trials for pleasure cyclists
  • Start Eneco Team Time Trials - first team: noon
  • More info to follow.