The beauty of fatigue and the thrill of conquest

Will you be there (again) next year? Eroica Valkenburg is more than just cycling!

Will you be there (again) next year? Eroica Valkenburg has been more than just cycling for years! Of course, the love for the bicycle is central during Eroica Valkenburg. But at the start and finish location and along the way you will enjoy plenty of culture, music and good food and drinks.

Eroica offers a wide programme: from surprising musical performances to delicious regional dishes. As you would expect, there are market stalls at the start and finish locations with retro clothing, bicycles and parts. Every year Eroica Valkenburg attracts several cycling heroes from the past. It is an honor to greet them. They are happy to tell you about their sporting achievements. And of course they bring their Rainbow, Tour or Olympic winners jerseys - a real happening for every cycling enthusiast.

The food and drinks during Eroica Valkenburg are completely in the atmosphere of the unique retro event, where local products and regional specialties are served.

Enjoy the ambiance and music, and welcome the heroes who rode Eroica Valkenburg! Oh, and one more thing: all activities in the start and finish area can be attended for free. Eroica Valkenburg inspires and will certainly put a smile on your face.

Stay overnight

Valkenburg has excellent connections by car, train or bicycle (!). It is the largest tourist hotspot in Limburg, so parking and finding suitable accommodation is no problem

On the Visit Zuid-Limburg website,, you will find a wide choice of hotels and B&Bs. Do you want to go camping? The first weekend of July is an excellent time of the season for this. Of course we count on good weather... Both South Limburg and the Voer region of Flanders have a wide range of campsites where you can pitch a tent or park your camper.

Preffered suppliers:

Parkhotel Valkenburg

Landal Cauberg