Day's stage

Rambouillet / Paris Champs-Élysées

Key moments

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2012 Route

Sporting aspects

The route

Running from Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 22th 2012, the 99th Tour de France will be made up of 1 prologue and 20 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,497 kilometres.

These stages have the following profiles:

  • 9 flat stages
  • 4 medium mountain stages - one with a summit finish
  • 5 mountain stages - two with a summit finish
  • 2 individual time-trial stages
  • 1 prologue
  • 2 rest days

Distinctive aspects of the race

The 2012 Tour de France will have 25 mountain level two, level one or highest level mountain passes or summit fi nishes.

They will be divided up geographically in the following way:

  • 1 in the Vosges
  • 3 in the Jura
  • 4 in the Swiss Jura
  • 6 in the Alps
  • 11 in the Pyrenees

9 new stage towns

Abbeville, Annonay Davézieux, Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, La Planche des Belles Filles, Peyragudes, Porrentruy, Samatan, Tomblaine, Visé

The stages

STAGETYPEDATESTART AND FINISHDISTANCEDETAILS
 
 
 
 
 
 
PPrologueSaturday, June 30thLiège > Liège6.4 km
1FlatSunday, July 1stLiège > Seraing198 km
2FlatMonday, July 2ndVisé > Tournai207.5 km
3HillyTuesday, July 3rdOrchies > Boulogne-sur-Mer197 km
4FlatWednesday, July 4thAbbeville > Rouen214.5 km
5FlatThursday, July 5thRouen > Saint-Quentin196.5 km
6FlatFriday, July 6thÉpernay > Metz205 km
7HillySaturday, July 7thTomblaine > La Planche des Belles Filles199 km
8HillySunday, July 8thBelfort > Porrentruy157.5 km
9Individual time-trialMonday, July 9thArc-et-Senans > Besançon41.5 km
-Rest dayTuesday, July 10thRepos
10MountainWednesday, July 11thMâcon > Bellegarde-sur-Valserine194.5 km
11MountainThursday, July 12thAlbertville > La Toussuire - Les Sybelles148 km
12HillyFriday, July 13thSaint-Jean-de-Maurienne > Annonay Davézieux226 km
13FlatSaturday, July 14thSaint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux > Le Cap d’Agde217 km
14MountainSunday, July 15thLimoux > Foix191 km
15FlatMonday, July 16thSamatan > Pau158.5 km
-Rest dayTuesday, July 17thRepos
16MountainWednesday, July 18thPau > Bagnères-de-Luchon197 km
17MountainThursday, July 19thBagnères-de-Luchon > Peyragudes143.5 km
18FlatFriday, July 20thBlagnac > Brive-la-Gaillarde222.5 km
19Individual time-trialSaturday, July 21stBonneval > Chartres53.5 km
20FlatSunday, July 22ndRambouillet > Paris Champs-Élysées120 km

Jersey wearers after the stage 20

Classifications after the stage 20

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