News CWiX 500 Cycling regions Cycling holidays Shop Contact

Vélomédiane Claudy Criquiélion

26 Aug 2023, La-Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium

CW's Choice

© Sportograf

Legendary Ardennes course

Long slopes, steep slopes

The Vélomédiane Claudy Criquielion is the largest and oldest gran fondo of the Benelux. The course around La-Roche-en-Ardenne is nowhere flat. Among others, the Mur de la Velomediane, Côte de Roche-à-Frêne, Col de Rideux and the Col d'Haussire (toughest slope in Belgium) demand the utmost. 

At the Vélomédiane you can also ride for gold, silver and bronze. Check the limits here.

You won't get a better ambience

Music, atmosphere and fun

The Vélomédiane is not just hard cycling, it is a complete happening for the region. The whole day, musicians are along the route to ease the pain. The finish location is a big party. While enjoying a Belgian beer you can recover from the efforts.


Road bike | Sportive

Start & finish place

Distances and elevation
172km/3570m, 138km/2830m, 96km/1800m.

Events nearby

MTB | La Roche-en-Ardenne

MTB | Berismenil

MTB | Achouffe

Available hotels nearby

Events nearby

Collection from CycloWorld

Check these splendid cycling regions

Andermatt, Switzerland


Le Bourg d'Oisans, France

Bourg d'Oisans

Brides-les-Bains, France


Missing a gran fondo!

Report the missing gran fondo to us

If an event is missing, please report it. It only takes a few clicks and we will immediately pick it up and complete the data.

Related posts