On the eve of the official reveal of the Tour de France route, clues are already emerging. and a probable route was revealed.
The route for the 2024 edition of the Tour de France will be revealed tomorrow, October 25 exactly 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. The first three steps have already been completed. Summer officially unveiled. The first will therefore leave Florence to arrive in Florence. Rimini, after an accidental journey and more than 3800 meters of altitude difference. positive. The second stage will be reserved for punchers, between Cesenatico (where the grave of Marco Pantani is located) and the Imola circuit in Barcelona. Bologna. The third will finally be promised to the sprinters, on a route flat between Piacenza and Turin.
Three stages in Côte-d'Or
The rest of the route is still to be found. to determine, but many clues have been found. revealed concerning the cities which will host the Tour de France. The probable route of this 2024 Tour de France, according to France Bleu, gives pride of place to the Côte-d'Or. The 4th stage linking France to France Italy should pass 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, where 8th and 9th steps should happen.
The Center at 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 the 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. SuperDvoluy in the Hautes-Alpes. Still according to information from France Bleu, the 18th stage will connect Gap to Paris. Barcelonnette, before arriving at Isola2000 the next day. The last two steps are already ready. known and will take place around Nice.
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.
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#TDF2024 and its Grand Départ from Florence!
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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.