This November: The 3rd Tour de Flores Commences
Tour de Flores is one of the island’s biggest bicycle racing events. This year, this internationally-acclaimed sporting event will take place in November 2018, making it the 3rd Tour de Flores to be held on Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). The original date for this year’s Tour de Flores was in May; however, due to the elections of the new NTT Governor, the event was postponed to a later date.
Tour de Flores is a road cycling championship which takes place over several days beginning at Larantuka in East Flores and ending in Labuan Bajo, Manggarai with a distance of more than 700 kilometers in 5 stages for ten days.
This spectacular event will bring the eyes of the world to this beautiful island in East Nusa Tenggara. This year, Tour de Flores will welcome 100 cyclists from 20 countries who will explore all 14,300 square kilometers of Flores Island at various temperatures.
Tour de Flores is expected to encourage both local and international tourism to this very unique and authentically beautiful island in East Indonesia.
Article source: PosKupang
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