2015 Tour de France : Utrecht...
and then what?

Wednesday, October 1st

The cream of the crop of world cycling will flock to Utrecht in 2015 for the sixth start of the Tour de France in the Netherlands. Following an urban time trial on July 4 and an out-of-the-ordinary... Read more

Panorama: Traditional nations are
back on track

Thursday, July 31st

Three riders have raced in the yellow jersey in the 2014 Tour de France: Marcel Kittel, who repeated his inaugural victory after Bastia 2013, Tony Gallopin, who got one day of glory, the best day... Read more

Nibali brings elegance back on
top spot

Tuesday, July 29th

Vincenzo Nibali couldn't hide his emotion when he read his speech on stage with the Arc de Triomphe behind him. Thanking his family turned him into tears but he managed to finish it off by saying... Read more

Kittel doubles up, Nibali wins
the Tour

Monday, July 28th

Vincenzo Nibali is the winner of the 101st Tour de France, a race he led for eighteen days out of twenty-one. It's also the big return of French riders on the final podium with Jean-Christophe... Read more

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2014 Route

  • Leaders
  • Caravan
  • Start town
  • Finish town
  • Feeding zone
  • Checkpoints
  • Sprint
  • Last kilometre
  • Hors catégorie climb
  • Points of interest
  • Cobblestones sectors

Sporting aspects

The route

Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2014, the 101th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,664 kilometres.

  • 9 flat stages
  • 5 hill stages
  • 6 mountain stages with 5 altitude finishes
  • 1 individual time trial stage
  • 2 rest days

Distinctive aspects of the race

Beyond the borders
After taking off from the United Kingdom for a 20th Grand Départ abroad, the Tour de France will also go through Belgium and Spain.

A taste of Paris-Roubaix
Before crossing the finishing line of the fifth stage in Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, the riders will have covered 15.4 kilometres of cobbled-stone sectors that are on the course of the Queen of Classics every spring.

9 new stage cities

  • Leeds (start of stage 1)
  • Harrogate (finish of stage 1)
  • York (start of stage 2)
  • Sheffield (finish of stage 2)
  • Cambridge (start of stage 3)
  • Ypres (finish of stage 5)
  • Oyonnax (finish of stage 11)
  • Risoul (finish of stage 14)
  • Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour (start of stage 19)

The stages

1FlatSaturday, July 5thLeeds > Harrogate190.5 km
2HillySunday, July 6thYork > Sheffield201 km
3FlatMonday, July 7thCambridge > Londres155 km
4FlatTuesday, July 8thLe Touquet-Paris-Plage > Lille Métropole163.5 km
5HillyWednesday, July 9thYpres > Arenberg Porte du Hainaut155.5 km
6FlatThursday, July 10thArras > Reims194 km
7FlatFriday, July 11thÉpernay > Nancy234.5 km
8HillySaturday, July 12thTomblaine > Gérardmer La Mauselaine161 km
9HillySunday, July 13thGérardmer > Mulhouse170 km
10MountainMonday, July 14thMulhouse > La Planche des Belles Filles161.5 km
-Rest dayTuesday, July 15thBesançon
11HillyWednesday, July 16thBesançon > Oyonnax187.5 km
12FlatThursday, July 17thBourg-en-Bresse > Saint-Étienne185.5 km
13MountainFriday, July 18thSaint-Étienne > Chamrousse197.5 km
14MountainSaturday, July 19thGrenoble > Risoul177 km
15FlatSunday, July 20thTallard > Nîmes222 km
-Rest dayMonday, July 21stCarcassonne
16MountainTuesday, July 22ndCarcassonne > Bagnères-de-Luchon237.5 km
17MountainWednesday, July 23rdSaint-Gaudens > Saint-Lary Pla d’Adet124.5 km
18MountainThursday, July 24thPau > Hautacam145.5 km
19FlatFriday, July 25thMaubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour > Bergerac208.5 km
20Individual time-trialSaturday, July 26thBergerac > Périgueux54 km
21FlatSunday, July 27thÉvry > Paris Champs-Élysées137.5 km

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