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Paris Roubaix 2017 VIP access, hospitality, and hotel accommodation

9th April 2017

What an exciting event the 2016 Paris Roubaix was!. Fast and furious, incredible speed and an unexpected but deserved winner in Austrailian Matt Hayman of Orica Green Edge. “The queen of classics” is a formidable and exciting race, considered by many to be the best one day classic cycling race to watch.
VIP access and hospitality for the 2017 Paris – Roubaix is now available. You will see the start of the ‘Hell of the North’ in Compiegne followed by a viewing point en-route plus the finish in the Roubaix Velodrome.

Paris – Roubaix; ‘the Hell of the North’ with all its cobbled sections is one of the most iconic bike races on the cycling calendar. The race starts in Compiegne and after a fairly uneventful first section, the ‘secteurs paves’ come hard and fast. In recent years the racing has been mega-fast due to the fine weather conditions but that’s not to say that 2017 is going to be the same.
To follow this iconic bike race in comfort, we now offer exclusive VIP access and hospitality options.

The 2016 edition of Paris-Roubaix...
Matthew Hayman won what must be his biggest victory by far after a long and dedicated domestique career and after Stuart O’Grady in 2007 he was the second Australian to do so. At 37, the Orica Greenedge rider upset all the favourites including four-times winner Tom Boonen who finished in second place. The win was all the more remarkable as early escapee Hayman, who had already twice made it in the top ten of the Queen of Classics, had broken his arm only five weeks ago and had hardly raced since. Briton Ian Stannard finished third ahead of breakaway companions Sep Vanmarcke of Belgium and Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen.

The 2017 edition...
We have a great weekend programme in store for you if you want to come and spend the weekend in Roubaix with us. Apart from booking your 4 star hotel in Roubaix with us, we can also offer you exclusive hospitality at the stage start and stage finish in Compiegne and Roubaix respectively. Couple all this with a hotel in Roubaix, not far from the Roubaix Velodrome and you have a brilliant weekend watching the 75th edition of the ‘Queen of the Classics’ the 2017 Paris-Roubaix.

The Hotel - Available to book for 1 or 2 nights if required.:

**** Mercure Lille Roubaix Grand Hotel:
Situated in the very heart of Roubaix, a 15 minute drive from Lille itself, the Mercure Lille Roubaix Grand Hôtel is an Art Deco style building with archetypal mouldings, columns and glass work. This stylish and charming hotel is just 500m from the TGV station and just a few metres from the Metro station.
All of the rooms have a contemporary feel, exuding well-being and tranquillity. After a long day, come and relax in the sauna.

Your stay here will include breakfast.

Planned itinerary:

Saturday 8th of April:
There are various ways to get to Roubaix today. Fly in and out of Brussels International Airport or Charleroi/Brussels South or you can take the Eurostar and arrive at Lille Eurostar station or you can arrive by car.

Our hotel is the Mercure Lille Roubaix is near to the finish of the 2017 Paris-Roubaix at the Roubaix Velodrome at just 3.6km from the hotel.

Sunday 9th of April (2017 Paris-Roubaix Day)
If you’ve booked the Start to Finish hospitality, you’ll need to make your own way to Compiegne this morning, and use your vehicle accreditation to park close to the start area.

If you’ve booked hospitality at the finish, you can either walk across from the hotel, or use your vehicle accreditation to park close to the Velodrome.

We suggest that you book an additional night at the hotel Mercure in Roubaix tonight and depart tomorrow.

Monday 10th of April – Departure day
After breakfast, please check out of the hotel.

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2 nights – Saturday and Sunday night:
£269 per person based on sharing a twin or double room
£169 per person based on single occupancy of a room

1 night – Saturday night:
£149 per person based on sharing a twin or double room
£89 per person based on single occupancy of a room

VIP experiences:
£525 per person for the ‘Start and Finish’ VIP experience (incl transport if you also book your hotel with us for 1 or 2 nights)
£275 per person for the Roubaix Classics Club VIP experience

What’s included:

  • 1 or 2 nights at the 4 star Mercure Lille Roubaix
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Transport for you to the Compiegne start and then back to the Roubaix finish (only if you book the ‘Start and Finish’ hospitality experience)
  • Viewing at the start in Compiegne, one or two cobbled sections plus in the Velodrome at the finish in Roubaix (only if you book the ‘Start and Finish’ hospitality experience)

Available at additional cost:

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At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit per person plus any applicable entry fee. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 12 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip.
Please look here for our full booking conditions

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Important Information:

Single travellers and twin to share:
We welcome single travellers on our tours and holidays as it is a great way to join a like-minded group of people and you will make lots of new friends. If you would like to join our group as a single traveller we can offer you two options.
A single room or if you want to avoid the single supplement then you can make use of our ‘twin to share’ option. We will pair you up with another rider (of the same sex) and you can enjoy the event without having to pay extra.

General, visa, passport and health information:
For passport and visa information, please check the relevant section on this page: https://www.gov.uk/browse/citizenship/passports. General Travel and health Information for your destination is available on the FCO website. Click here for the latest travel advice for France, and click here for useful ‘know before you go’ information also from the FCO. Please note that this information relates to UK passport holders only and that other nationalities should refer to their own authorities for this information.

Travel Insurance:
For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in running events. There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.



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