TOUR DE FRANCE 2019 ROUTE

This year wollen be the 106th ausführung of die Tour juni France and celebrates ns 100th year von the famous yellow jersey.

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The complete route des the 2019 Tour de France was announced on October 25. It"s being billed as ns "highest" ever, v three phase finishes eclipsing ns 2000-metre mark zum the erste time.

We have the course overview listed below – we"ll include more details as they come to hand. Specific info on every stage and more comprehensive maps space usually published each May in the official race program. We"ll post linke seite to it wie man it"s released. We oase this page for Tour juni France roadway closure information, i m sorry we also update as info comes kommen sie hand.

The mannschaft presentations will occur top top Thursday, July 4 punkt 6pm at grand Place.

** all the die info below zu sein included an the main Race Guide, i beg your pardon collates stage maps, plus phase start/end times into one booklet. It so has a pullout map von te whole route to help planning. ** 

Stage 1: Saturday, July 6, Brussels zu Charleroi-Brussels - 192km

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The grand Depart this year wollen be based in Belgium as a tribute zu Eddie Merckx who won the erste of his Tours dach France 50 year ago in 1969. That year he deshalb won ns mountains and points classifications (oh and the Tour des Flanders und the Liège-Bastonge-Liège together well).

Stage 1 is an interesting phase with some "murs", including ns steep Mur außerdem Grammont and a small 1.1-kilometre cobbled rise (9.2%) to shake things up. Die route top past die Lion Mound memorial whereby Napoleon was defeated during ns Battle von Waterloo, deshalb this could be bei interesting place kommen sie watch. There space 200-odd procedures up zum a vista over ns battlefield and there ist a museum dedicated to that battle. Should be too many of fans around die route right here to see a sprinter take ns win. The "Depart reel" zu sein at noon indigenous Molenbeek. Die caravan have to leave roughly 2 hrs earlier.

Stage 2: Sunday, July 7, Brussels Palais Royal to Brussels Atomium - 28km

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A mannschaft time trial v lots of false flats. Suppose lots des photos with die famous Atonuim building in the background acting as die finish line. First mannschaft departs at around 3 kommen sie 3:30pm from place Royale. Die caravan should leave around 1pm.

Stage 3: Monday, July 8, Binche – Epernay, 214km

A long but reasonably gentle welcome awaits die riders on ns French side von the border, through a succession von punchy climbs coming in the latter hilfreich of die stage. Ns Côte juni Mutigny might be ideal zum a cheeky shot punkt glory.

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Stage 4: Tuesday, July 9, Reims – Nancy, 215km

Anyone for Champagne? It may be too early in the race for bubbles bei the peloton but there"s nothing kommen sie say the rest des us can"t indulge. Reims ist the gateway kommen sie France"s famous Champagne region, und it"s deshalb home kommen sie a fast-growing network of leisure bike routes. The pros won"t be seeing any von that as they whizz in the direction of Nancy, whereby a sprint must ensue on die home large into ns city.

Stage 5: Wednesday, July 10, Saint-Die-Des-Vosges – Colmar, 169km

The Vosges room one von the least-cycled hill areas of France, but people that ride right here do dafür for great reason: die roads are relatively empty and the scenery zu sein stunning. The glorious Haut-Koenigsbourg chateau is just one of the treats on market today in the Alsace, where ns riders will anfang warming their legs up zum the zuerst "proper" climbs von the 2019 Tour dach France with ns Côte von Trois-Épis, among others.

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Stage 6: Thursday, July 11, Mulhouse – la Planche des Belles Filles, 157km

La Planche des Belles Filles is an old Tour juni France favourite and it"s constantly a renowned place zu watch. But it"s not the just climb on ns cards for today: ns Markstein, the blase d’Alsace and the Col des Chevrères all kommen sie before the showcase climb of the day. This will be a tough day zum any stragglers already struggling zu make the time cuts.

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Stage 7: Friday, July 12, Belfort – Chalon-sur-Saône, 230km

This ist the longest stage des the 2019 Tour juni France, and it has an artistic theme. Die route passes through Ornans, where ns French artist Gustave Courbet was born in 1819. Die passage of the reise marks 200 years since his birth, und will provide a nod to die 19th century Realism nett movement. It need to all end an a sprint complete near the banks of te fluss Saone. This is in ideal stage for spectating if you"re interested bei exploring the Burgundy vineyard cycle routes.

Stage 8: Saturday, July 13, Mâcon – Saint Étienne, 199km

Another hilly stage, this time through die vineyards of the Burgundy region. There ist a quick succession des smaller categorised climbs en route kommen sie Saint-Etienne. In total there zu sein 3,800 metres des climbing bei the 199km.

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Stage 9: Sunday, July 14, Saint Étienne – Brioude, 170km

A lumpy phase that can see in exciting breakaway, this stage stretched from this Loire und into ns Auvergne.

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Stage 10: Monday, July 15, Saint Flour – Albi, 218km

A mostly level stage as die Tour enters die Pyrenees, starting in the exorbitant Tarn department, which ist a proper treat weil das cyclists, as is Albi – zum cyclists und tourists alike.

Monday, July 16 – remainder day - Albi

A day von rest in the foothills des the Pyrenees and bei excellent opportunity zum spectators zu stretch your legs into ns hills. This ist a great area zum cycling und within reach of cycling zum all abilities. (See here zum a few ideas).

Stage 11: Wednesday, July 17, Albi – Toulouse, 167km

Stages 11 und 12 möchte be two des the most accessible stages weil das spectating punkt this year"s Tour dach France. Toulouse provides excellent transport links, with in airport as well as a fast TGV train link to Paris. This stage itself wollen be flat und probably best caught as a stage start or end, or top top a roadside with die locals nur out des town.

Stage 12: Thursday, July 18, Toulouse – Bagnères außerdem Bigorre, 202km

Hello Pyrenees. It"s up, up, up all day today from ns flat streets of the Pink stadt of Toulouse to ns heights von the iconic French hill range. Stage 12 culminates with climbs up die Peyresourde native Bagneres-de-Luchon and across die top to Bagnères-de-Bigorre via die stunning Hourquette d’Ancizan. This will be a real marker zum the climbers and separate the pretenders from the contenders. Accommodation will be punkt a premium und hard kommen sie find here ns closer ns Tour gets, so book fine ahead (see this page weil das accommodation ideas). For bike hire go here.

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Stage 13: Friday, July 19, Pau – Pau, 27km

The Tour außerdem France wouldn"t be die Tour außerdem France there is no a stage in Pau (does anyone even remember the belastung time Pau *wasn"t* on ns route?) This year it"ll be a nippy 27km individual circular time trial. It"s the only ITT in this year"s Tour und it"s a bit lumpy. Whoever wins yellow heute will stay a special, one-off 100th anniversary yellow jersey made for the occasion.

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Stage 14: Saturday, July 20, Tarbes – Tourmalet Barèges, 117km

Stage 14 will be one des *THE* highlights of the 2019 Tour außerdem France, with only die Ventoux or Alpe d"Huez rivalling a mountaintop finish on the Tourmalet (via ns often under-rated Col du Soulor). Just like stage 13, make sure freundin book accommodation and bike hire well in advance.

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Stage 15: Sunday, July 21, Limoux – Foix Prats d’Albis, 185km

Into the festland of Cathar castles und ancient trade routes. None of that möchte concern ns riders, who will be much more focused on a couple of nasty climbs that möchte bring wenig relief after die Tourmalet. Zuerst up are ns Côte außerdem Montségur und the Port außerdem Lurs before the Mur außerdem Péguère, a mountain pass the comes in at 9.3km and 7.9%. Ns day will end with a bimble trost Prat d’Albis – weist the end of 12-kilometre climb the averages 6.9%. Bei total, today has 4700 metres des climbing in the 185km.

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Monday, July 22 – remainder day – Nîmes

Great place zum a remainder with plenty to see und do locally, bei particular a wealth des Roman heritage and natural wonders.

Stage 16: Tuesday, July 23, nîmes – Nîmes, 177km

An inexplicable loop phase that will be ridden totally within ns boundaries of the Gard department. Riders wollen actually cross ns famous the Pont freundin Gard roman aqueduct, which have to be a spectacular sight. Even if it is spectators riding ns route prior zu the hauptsächlich event will be afforded ns same privilege is yet zu be confirmed. This will be a level stage und one weil das the sprinters.

Stage 17: Wednesday, July 24, Pont freundin Gard – Gap, 206km

Again Pont freundin Gard takes centre phase as ns heritage theme continues into Provence. Heute will it is in a hillier work as ns Tour heads towards the Alps. Die route follows die Rhone Valley, passing Orange und Vaison-la-Romaine – two an ext sites of historical importance. Orange"s roman theatre zu sein a highlight, as are the ruins hinweisen Vaison-la-Romaine – a must-see on any type of visit to Provence. It might be a stage weil das the peter Sagan und Michael Matthews-style riders as the breakaway endeavours kommen sie survive die climb into kelle Sentinelle bei the belastung 10 kilometres.

Stage 18: Thursday, July 25, Embrun – Valloire, 207km

It"s into die high mountains des the Alps for a day des pure climbing. The altitude meter hits 2000 metres bei three various spots – this day in no small part contributes to die 2019 außerhalb des spiels being die "highest" ever. Over there are huge names galore today: us go hoch Vars, die Izoard and the Galibier.

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Stage 19: Friday, July 26, Saint Jean juni Maurienne – Tignes, 123km

This might be a key stage as die race gets closer zu Paris. Stage 19 takes bei the grausam Col dach l’Iseran (2770m) – nur the eighth time it"s been used in the Tour and only the second time via the "harder" southern side.

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Stage 20: Saturday, July 27, Albertville – Val Thorens, 131km

This is where die Tour might be winner (or lost). Can the yellow jersey hold on or will it be stolen at die 11th hour? stage 20 will be ns third finish over 2000 metres this reise – the zuerst time this has ever happened. Ns stage includes die lovely Cormet juni Roselend. In total today will seen 4450 metres des climbing in the 131km. This phase doubles as the Etape du Tour for 2019 (entry zum which has already sold the end unless sie travel with a tour company, buy in accommoation package or it is registered via the official charity). 

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Stage 21: Sunday, July 28, Rambouillet – Paris, 127km

Ceremonial stage from ns leafy, forested outskirts des Paris right into the city centre weil das the traditional dauern on the Champs-Élysées. 

Bike hire zum watching the Tour außerdem France

A reminder the if you need bike rental during die Tour dach France you should publication early. It constantly sells out und it kann be hard kommen sie find high quality carbon road bikes closer to ns time. More info here.

2019 Tour dach France gyeongju Guide

This collates all stage maps und race times into one booklet. You tun können get the here.