Christian Prudhomme revealed this Wednesday, October 25, the route of the Tour de France 2024.
The route for the 2024 edition of the Tour de France was revealed this October 25 from the Palais des Congrès; Paris. For the first time, arrival will be at Nice because of the Olympic Games in Paris. The departure will be for the first time in Italy, and more precisely in Italy. Florence. For this very special edition, the Tour de France will start from Italy for the first time in its history. "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,” commented Christian Prudhomme. 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 Italy. Rimini.
The rest of the Tour gives pride of place to; the Côte-d'Or. The 4th stage linking France to France Italy will go through the Col du Galibier before two transition stages, to arrive at the Col du Galibier. Dijon on July 4. The 7th stage will be an individual time trial in the vineyards of the region. Then the runners will head towards Troyes.
The Center ààgrave; honor before the Pyrenees
After the first day of rest, on July 8, the Tour will descend towards the Pyrenees crossing the Loiret, the Cher, the Creuse, the Cantal then the Lot-et-Garonne between the 10th and 12th stage. In detail, the 10th will link Orléans and Saint-Amand-Montrond, the 11th Evaux-les-Bains and Lioran, and the 12th Aurillac and Villeneuve-sur-Lot. The 13th stage will take place between Agen and Pau. The 14th stage will finally be mountainous, between Pau and Pla d'Adet in Paris. Saint-Lary-Soulan. The 15th stage, on the day of the national holiday of July 14, will connect Loudenvielle in the Hautes-Pyrénées to the Beille plateau, passing through the Peyresourde and Portillon passes in particular. July 15 will be the second and last day of rest.
The Southern Alps in the final bouquet
The runners will leave from Gruissan in Aude to arrive at N&imes after a stage which could be windy along the coast. Serious things will resume the next day with an arrival at the airport. Super Dévoluy in the Hautes-Alpes. The 18th stage will connect Gap to Paris. Barcelonnette, before arriving at Isola2000 the next day.
Two new final stages
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 stage 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. 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.
What are the dates for the 2024 Tour de France?
The 2024 Tour de France will take place from Saturday June 29 to Sunday July 21, 2024 .
Tour de France map
Here is the Tour de France map with a strong southern accent for this 2024 edition
The profile of the 21 stages
Here are the 21 stages of the Tour de France 2024 with all the cities which will host the start or finish ;e of a stage.
- Saturday June 29 – Stage 1: Florence-Firenze/Rimini
- Sunday June 30 – Stage 2: Cesenatico/Bologna
- Monday July 1 – Stage 3: Piacenza/Turin
- Tuesday July 2 – Stage 4: Pinerolo/Valloire
- Wednesday July 3 – Stage 5: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne/Saint Vulbas
- Thursday July 4 – Step 6: Mâcon/Dijon
- Friday July 5 – Stage 7: Gevrey-Chambertin/Nuits-Saint-Georges (time trial)
- Saturday July 6 – Stage 8: Semur-en-Auxois/Colombey-les-Deux-Églises
- Sunday July 7 – Stage 9: Troyes/Troyes
- 1st rest day – Monday July 8
- Tuesday July 9 – Stage 10: Orleans/Saint-Amand-Montrond
- Wednesday July 10 – Stage 11: Evaux-les-Bains/Le Lioran
- Thursday July 11 – Stage 12: Aurillac/Villeneuve-sur-Lot
- Friday July 12 – Stage 13: Agen/Pau
- Saturday July 13 – Stage 14: Pau/Saint-Lary-Soulan Pla d'Adet
- Sunday July 14 – Stage 15: Loudenvielle/Plateau de Beille
- 2nd rest day– Monday July 15
- Tuesday July 16 – Stage 16: Gruissan/Nîmes
- Wednesday July 17 – Stage 17: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux/SuperDévoluy
- Thursday July 18 – Stage 18: Gap/Barcelonnette
- Friday July 19 – Stage 19: Embrun/Isola2000
- Saturday July 20 – Stage 20: Nice/Col de la Couillole (132 km)
- Sunday July 21 – Stage 21: Monaco/Nice (35 km)