Appearances should not allays be trusted. Paris-Nice finishes in Belleville so far mostly crowned ace sprinters like Fabio Baldato, Gert Steegmans, Robbie McEwen or Tom Boonen. But the course of today's 4th stage is entirely different making anything possible in the vineyards of the Beaujolais. The addition of hills and bumps in the last 60 kilometres offers plenty of opportunities for the bold and ambitious to try their luck from afar. A long break or a show of strength by the favourites on the steep Mont Brouilly, 14 kms from the line, are also a possibility. In such conditions, the task...Read more
Nevers / Belleville
Located two hours south of Paris, Nevers is the prefecture city of the department of Nièvre and the third largest one in Burgundy. Each year, this charming city...
Paris-Nice 2014 route
Running from Sunday March 9th to 16th 2014, the 72th Paris-Nice will be made up of 8 stages and will cover a total distance of 1,447 kilometres.
The city stages
- Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
- Biot Sophia Antipolis
Jersey wearers after the stage 4
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