The Kattekoers is a European single day cycle race held in the Belgian region of Flanders.As of 2011, the race is organized as a 1.2 event on the UCI Europe Tour.. The Kattekoers was created in 1934, initially as The three belfry cities.
The Gravensteen (Dutch; literally "Castle of the Counts") is a medieval castle at Ghent, East Flanders in Belgium. The current castle dates from 1180 and was the residence of the Counts of Flanders until 1353. It was subsequently re-purposed as a court, prison, mint, and even as a cotton factory.