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Parks: England from...

Monday, April 14th

Londoners flocked to the 2013 Tour de France Fan Park to watch Chris Froome power his way to a famous victory in the 100th edition of the Tour de France.  In 2014, the Fan Parks, presented by... Read more

All systems go for
Cambridge-London!

Tuesday, April 8th

With less than three months to go, Cambridge is looking forward to welcoming the Tour de France peloton for the start of stage 3... Read more

Returning to Yorkshire in 2015

Friday, March 28th

With Leeds, Harrogate, York and Sheffield as stage cities in the 2014 Tour, Yorkshire is making a big entrance in the world of cycling. And it will stay there for a while with a new three-day race... Read more

D-100: England goes yellow

Thursday, March 27th

The countdown has begun for the county of Yorkshire, whose annual cultural festival has started 100 days before the start of the Tour de France in Leeds. In the entire region, and even right down... Read more

La Course by Le Tour de France:
Women's Day, Round...

Saturday, March 8th

Women are the stars on March 8... It will be very much the same when the elite of ladies' cycling comes together in Paris on July 27 for the inaugural edition of La Course by le Tour de France, a... Read more

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2014 Route

Caption
  • Leaders
  • Caravan
  • Start town
  • Finish town
  • Feeding zone
  • Checkpoints
  • Sprint
  • Last kilometre
  • Hors catégorie climb
  • Points of interest

Sporting aspects

The route

Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2014, the 101th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,656 kilometres (before ratification).

  • 9 flat stages
  • 5 hill stages
  • 6 mountain stages with 5 altitude finishes
  • 1 individual time trial stage
  • 2 rest days

Distinctive aspects of the race

Beyond the borders
After taking off from the United Kingdom for a 20th Grand Départ abroad, the Tour de France will also go through Belgium and Spain.

A taste of Paris-Roubaix
Before crossing the finishing line of the fifth stage in Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, the riders will have covered 15.4 kilometres of cobbled-stone sectors that are on the course of the Queen of Classics every spring.

9 new stage cities

  • Leeds (start of stage 1)
  • Harrogate (finish of stage 1)
  • York (start of stage 2)
  • Sheffield (finish of stage 2)
  • Cambridge (start of stage 3)
  • Ypres (finish of stage 5)
  • Oyonnax (finish of stage 11)
  • Risoul (finish of stage 14)
  • Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour (start of stage 19)

The stages

STAGETYPEDATESTART AND FINISHDISTANCEDETAILS
 
 
 
 
 
 
1FlatSaturday, July 5thLeeds > Harrogate191 km
2FlatSunday, July 6thYork > Sheffield198 km
3FlatMonday, July 7thCambridge > Londres159 km
4On-lineTuesday, July 8thLe Touquet-Paris-Plage > Lille Métropole164 km
5On-lineWednesday, July 9thYpres > Arenberg Porte du Hainaut156 km
6On-lineThursday, July 10thArras > Reims194 km
7On-lineFriday, July 11thÉpernay > Nancy233 km
8On-lineSaturday, July 12thTomblaine > Gérardmer La Mauselaine161 km
9On-lineSunday, July 13thGérardmer > Mulhouse166 km
10On-lineMonday, July 14thMulhouse > La Planche des Belles Filles161 km
-Rest dayTuesday, July 15thBesançon
11On-lineWednesday, July 16thBesançon > Oyonnax186 km
12On-lineThursday, July 17thBourg-en-Bresse > Saint-Étienne183 km
13On-lineFriday, July 18thSaint-Étienne > Chamrousse200 km
14On-lineSaturday, July 19thGrenoble > Risoul177 km
15On-lineSunday, July 20thTallard > Nîmes222 km
-Rest dayMonday, July 21stCarcassonne
16On-lineTuesday, July 22ndCarcassonne > Bagnères-de-Luchon237 km
17On-lineWednesday, July 23rdSaint-Gaudens > Saint-Lary Pla d’Adet125 km
18On-lineThursday, July 24thPau > Hautacam145 km
19On-lineFriday, July 25thMaubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour > Bergerac208 km
20Individual time-trialSaturday, July 26thBergerac > Périgueux54 km
21On-lineSunday, July 27thÉvry > Paris Champs-Élysées136 km

Corporate social responsibility

Since it was founded, Amaury Sport Organisation has been involved in various sponsorship and philanthropy activities. It is the generosity of sport that can be found in a certain number of initiatives aiming to invest in the workings of the disciplines themselves (sponsorship of the French Federation of Cycling), in a humanitarian and social framework, (Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque, Actions Dakar, Un Techo Para Mi Pais) or in the environmental sphere (Madre De Dios, selective sorting, etc.). Read more

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