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100th Tour de France Route Announced

With road cycling set to become one of the biggest summer activities in the Alps, the announcement today of this year’s Tour de France route has been eagerly anticipated.  At 11.30am French time today, the route of the 100th Tour de France was announced at a press conference in Paris.

We already new that the 2013 tour would begin for the first time on 29th June 2013 in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica with a three stage race, before joining the French mainland in Nice. This makes the 100th Tour de France the first 100% French race in 10 years. Here is the confirmed route and dates for the rest of the tour. Sadly, Morzine-Avoriaz doesn’t feature this time round…

StageDateStartFinishStage Type
1Sat 29th JunePort-VecchioBastiaRoad
2Sun 30th JuneBastiaAjaccioMountains
3Mon 1st JulAjaccioCalviMountains
4Tue 2nd JulNiceNiceITT
5Wed 3rd JulCagnes-sur-MerMarseilleRoad
6Thu 4th JulAix-en-ProvenceMontpeillierRoad
7Fri 5th JulMontpellierAlbiRoad
8Sat 6th JulCastresAx 3 DomainesMountains
9Sun 7th JulSaint-GironsBagneres-de-BigorreMountains
REST DAYMon 8th JulSaint-NazaireSaint-NazaireREST DAY
10Tue 9th JulSt-Gildas-des-BoisSaint-MaloRoad
11Wed 10th JulAvranchesMont Saint-MichelITT
12Thu 11th JulFougeresToursRoad
13Fri 12th JulToursSaint-Amand-MontrondRoad
14Sat 13th JulSaint-Pourcain-sur-SiouleLyonRoad
15Sun 14th JulGivorsMont VentouxMountains
REST DAYMon 15th JulVaison-la-RomaineVaison-la-RomaineREST DAY
16Tue 16th JulVaison-la-RomaineGapRoad
17Weds 17th JulEmbrunChorgesITT
18Thu 18th JulGapAlpe d’HuezMountains (2 x ascent)
19Fri 19th JulBourg d’OisansLe Grand BornandMountains
20Sat 20th JulAnnecyAnnecy – SemnozRoad
21Sun 21st JulChateau de VersaillesParisRoad

Visit the official Tour de France website – www.letour.fr

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