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Tour de France 2024  : the Alps twice? Indiscretions on the course!

A few days before the reveal of the Tour de France route, several rumors are circulating.

The route for the 2024 edition of the Tour de France will be revealed in the coming days, on October 25 exactly from the Palais des Congrès; Paris and if we already know that the arrival will be at Nice because of the Olympic Games Paris, the rest of the route is still to be seen. determine. But according to our colleagues at Dauphiné the Tour de France will move on to twice in the departments of the Alps. The first passage will be coming back from Italy with an arrival and departure in Savoie then a second heading towards the final arrival in Savoie. Nice with three days between Hautes-Alpes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. In detail, the fourth stage will leave from Pinerolo to go to Milan. Valloire The fourth stage will leave from Pinerolo to go to Valloire. Valloire. The runners will then pass through Montgenèvre to return to France before heading towards the Lautaret and Galibier passes as indicated once again by the Dauphiné. The start of the fifth   step will be at Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne for a transitional stage. We could then attend; a team time trial before passing through the Pyrenees (Saint-Lary-Soulan and the Plateau de Beille in particular.

The 2024 Tour de France route


After 110 editions concluded at Paris very often has a fairly boring stage promised to sprinters, this Tour de France 2024 offers a breath of fresh air. with a time trial on July 21 in Nice and a final mountain stage the day before. The 20th step will look like this. a stage from Paris-Nice with arrival at the top of the Col de la Couillole. In detail, the stage will start from Nice and will see four climbs in a row: the Col de Braus (10 km to 6, 6%), the Col de Turini (20.7 km at 5.7%), the Col de la Colmiane (7.5 km at 7.1%) then the Col de la Couillole ( 15.7 km at 7.1%), all in "only" 132 km. Enough to shake up the general ranking to a greater extent. 24 hours from arrival.

Tour de France 2024  : the Alps twice? Indiscretions on the course!

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The next day, no stroll on the Promenade des Anglais. For the more nostalgic, this will be the first time that the Tour has ended on a time trial since the outcome of 1989 where the Frenchman Laurent Fignon had lost the yellow jersey by eight seconds, the smallest gap in history, against the Frenchman Laurent Fignon. the American Greg Lemond. The stage will take place between Monaco and Nice, a 35 kilometer long route with several climbs such as the Turbie (8.1 km at 5.6%) then a portion of the col d'Eze (1.6km at 8.1%) before the long descent towards the Promenade des Anglais at 8.1%. Nice.

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<p>We are all very happy that the Olympic Games are taking place in France and abroad. Paris. It's great for everyone, French sport and beyond. But it was completely impossible to finish the Tour at home. Paris (*), the police and gendarmerie forces will have enough work not to add to it. There is a form of evidence, of common sense. The Côte d'Azur will offer us an exceptional setting from an aesthetic point of view, the place best known to foreigners in France after Paris. Starting from Nice and its metropolis, we will use this completely different terrain throughout the weekend, çthis will allow us to offer a final fireworks display which will be fantastic" had explained Christian Prudhomme to the Team.</p>
<h2>What date for the Tour de France 2024?</h2>
<p>The Tour de France 2024  will run from Saturday June 29 to Sunday July 21, 2024.</p>
<h2>Which departure city for the 2024 Tour de France?</h2>
<p>For this very special edition, the Tour de France will start from Italy for the first time in its history.  <em>The Tour started from all the countries bordering France. He even left the Netherlands six times, which does not have a common border with France. But he has never left Italy yet. There is a sort of incongruity here. which will disappear", </em>commented Christian Prudhomme in December 2022. In total, there will be three stages in Italy to launch the 2024 edition. The first stage will take place on June 29 and will connect Florence to Rimini. It is<em>"a mid-mountain or even mountain stage with a steep drop in altitude. positive of 3700 meters"</em>, according to Christian Prudhomme.</p>
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😍 Here are the first 3 stages of the #TDF2024 and its Grand Départ from Florence!

😍 Voici les 3 premières étapes du #TDF2024 avec un Grand Départ depuis Florence ! pic.twitter.com/NAp6KFspmG

— Tour de France™ (@LeTour) December 21, 2022

The second, designed for punchers, will start from Cesenatico and end on a final circuit at the end of the city. Bologna via Imola where Julian Alaphilippe won his first world champion title in 2020. Finally, the third, promised to the sprinters, will go from Plaisance to Paris. Turin. The fourth stage should also take off in Italy and then arrive on French territory.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116