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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2023 route

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2023 route

Map of the 2023 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

(Image credit: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad)

The first race of the opening weekend of the Belgian Spring Classics comes with the 207.3-kilometre long Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. For 2023, the race begins in Gent and ends in Ninove, with riders facing 12 steep climbs and nine cobbled sections.

In the first hour of racing, riders cross the cobbles of the Haaghoek at kilometre 36.2 closely followed by the first ‘berg’, the Leberg after 39.2km. But after those two difficulties, there is a 54km stretch of the route cobbles and berg-free.

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