EventsEventsPodcasts
Loader
Find Us
ADVERTISEMENT

Tour of Peace, Tour of Memory; 2016 Tour de France route unveiled

Tour of Peace, Tour of Memory; 2016 Tour de France route unveiled
Copyright 
By Euronews
Published on
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button
Copy/paste the article video embed link below:Copy to clipboardCopied

The route for the 2016 Tour de France has been announced at a ceremony in Paris. The Grand Depart takes place at Mont-Saint-Michel on July 2. The

ADVERTISEMENT

The route for the 2016 Tour de France has been announced at a ceremony in Paris.

The Grand Depart takes place at Mont-Saint-Michel on July 2.

The 103rd edition has been described as the Tour of Peace, the Tour of Memory.

Un Tour de France 2016 au sommet de son art https://t.co/glmgVu9GTQpic.twitter.com/Zdvmzq0gzT

— RMC Sport (@RMCsport) October 20, 2015

TDF 2016 sees 28 climbs taking in four mountain ranges the Massif Central, Pyrenees, Alps and Jura with four summit finishes.

The Queen stage on Bastille Day will see the peloton race from Montpellier to Mont Ventoux to be greeted by a 22.7km climb.

The race finishes in Paris on July 24.

See the full tour route below.

⭐ ⭐ VOICI LE PARCOURS OFFICIEL DU @letour 2016 / HERE IT IS, THE #TDF2016 OFFICIAL ROUTE #TDF2016 ⭐⭐ pic.twitter.com/DqwFxh49Mt

— Le Tour de France (@letour) 20 Octobre 2015

Share this articleComments

You might also like

French Alps and Mediterranean coast surprise frontrunners to host 2030 Winter Olympic Games

Politician calls to strip footballer Karim Benzema of French citizenship over Muslim Brotherhood

Springboks go with Kolbe, Arendse on wings to start Rugby World Cup defence vs. Scotland