Tuesday July 12th, 2016

Stage 10Escaldes-Engordany / Revel

Start 12h35 (Local time)
  • Michael Matthews takes his first Tour de France victory

    First Australian win at the Tour de France this year with Michael Matthews outsprinting Peter Sagan in Revel for a revenge of the last world championship. It was a royal breakaway with former yellow jersey holder Greg Van Avermaet and 2014 Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali. Chris Froome retained the lead in the overall ranking.

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The stage in pictures

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Tour de France 2016 - 09/07/2016 - Etape 10 - Escaldes-Engordany/ Revel (197 km) - FONDRIEST Maurizo (ambassadeur Tissot) - Champion du monde sur route en 1988 © ASO/B.Bade

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Tourist attractions

On the road

 La vallée du Madriu vaut le détour pour sa faune et sa flore

Population: 76,949
Surface: 468 km2
Specialities: Trinxat de muntanya (cabbage and potato omelette with bacon); trout; escuella (pork soup with pasta and vegetable), delicatessen (donja, bringuera, bull, bisbe), beef meat, grilled meat
Sport clubs: MoraBanc Andorra (basketball), Fútbol Club Andorra (football), ACA (Associació Ciclista Andorra), Sprint Club school of Purito Rodriguez (cycling), Andorra Hoquei Club (hockey), VPC Andorra (rugby union)
Competitions: Mountain skiing World Cup (Arcalís, January 2016), Freeride World Tour (skiing and snowboarding), Women's alpine skiing World Cup in Soldeu, speed skiing World Cup, Trial World Cup, Andorra Ultra Trail, Andorra Outdoor Games, “La Purito” cycling Tour, Andros Trophy (ice motor racing)
Festivals: Temporada de Música i Dansa (January to May), Andorra Sax Fest (March-April), Jambo Street Music (June), Scalada Vision by Cirque du Soleil (July)
Economy: tourism, commerce, banking and agriculture
Websites / FB / Twitter : www.visitandorra.com / www.facebook.com/andorraworldtwitter.com/andorraworld_adinstagram.com/andorraworld/ / https://www.youtube.com/andorraworld / https://www.pinterest.com/andorraworld/

Nestled between France and Spain is a small country of 468 km 2 with a rich natural heritage: 65 summits higher than 2,500 metres and more than 60 lakes make the principality a genuine haven for mountain lovers. In the winner and in the summer as well, the tourist attractions are incomparable: 303 km of ski slopes, the spa centre of Caldea-Inuu, more than 1,200 shops and stores, 440 restaurants and vast trekking spaces with two Nature parks (Sorteny and Comapedrosa) and of course the Madriu Valley, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Km 7 : Canillo

L’église Sant Joan de Caselles de Canillo © Joan Simon

Population: 4,830 inhabitants
Like much of Andorra, Canilla is noteworthy for its Romanesque monuments and especially the St Joan de Caselles church or the Notre-Dame of Meritxell sanctuary. On the parisj lies the ski resort of Soldeu hosting women's alpine skiing World Cup races.

 Parmi les monuments qui parsèment la région, le château de Foix © Muhammad ECTOR Prasetyo  Le massif du Montcalm accueille les touristes en toute saison © P. Bernard

Population: 157,936
Prefecture: Foix
Sub-prefectures: Pamiers, Saint-Girons
Surface: 4,890 km²
Specialities: azinat (soup similar to garbure), mounjetado (mountain cassoulet), cheese (Bethmale, Moulis…), Flocons d'Ariège (Ariege flakes, sweets), home-made jam, hypocras (medieval aperitif), cutlery, wool, horn objects (combs)…
Competitions: Trail des Citadelles, Ronde de l'Isard (cycling), L'Ariégeoise (granfondo), Trail des Crêtes, Mountain festival - Marathon du Montcalm, Merens horse national meeting.
Festivals: Music in the land of Gabriel Fauré, Jazz in Foix, Tarascon Latino, Terre de Couleurs (Land of colours), RITE: world music and dance, Résistances, MIMA: International Puppet festival in Mirepoix, L'Eté des Théâtrales in Couserans, Spectacles de Grands Chemins en Vallées d'Ax , Mirepoix historical festival, Foix Land of History, Autrefois le Couserans …
Economy: thermal baths, tourism for all seasons, sheep breeding, hydroelectricity, talc quarry in Trimouns, aeronautic sub-contracting, textile, wood industry, …
Websites / FB / Twitter : www.ariege.fr / www.ariegepyrenees.com / www.grands-sites-ariege.fr / www.facebook.com/conseil.departemental.ariege / twitter.com/ariegeledpt

Km 7 : Canillo

L’église Sant Joan de Caselles de Canillo © Joan Simon

Population: 4,830 inhabitants
Like much of Andorra, Canilla is noteworthy for its Romanesque monuments and especially the St Joan de Caselles church or the Notre-Dame of Meritxell sanctuary. On the parisj lies the ski resort of Soldeu hosting women's alpine skiing World Cup races.

Le canal du Midi, façonne par l’homme, offre de beaux espaces de promenade © HonmicoL’abbaye de Fontfroide, à Narbonne © PinpinLa forteresse médiévale de Carcassonne est la perle touristique de l’Aude © Ville de Carcassonne – Julien Roche

Population: 364,877 (2013)
Prefecture: Carcassonne
Sub-prefectures: Limoux, Narbonne.
Surface: 6,139 km2
Specialties: cassoulet of Castelnaudary and Carcassonne. Freginat. Oysters of Gruissan and Leucate. Wines of Minervois, Corbieres, Fitou, muscat. Blanquette de Limoux.
Sport clubs: Racing Club Narbonne Méditerranée, US Carcassonne (rugby union). Limoux, Carcassonne, Lézignan (rugby league), Narbonne Volley Ball.
Competitions: women's Tour de l'Aude (cycling).
Tourism: medieval city of Carcassonne, canal du Midi, abbey of Fontfroide, seaside tourism (Gruissan, Port Leucate), carnival of Limoux, Tempos d'été (Narbonne).
Economy: viticulture, agriculture, tourism. Brique (Limoux), fishing and port activities (Port-La Nouvelle), energies.
Websites/ FB / Twitter: www.aude.fr,http://www.audetourisme.com/ https://www.facebook.com/departementdelaude/?fref=nf , @audetourisme

Km 7 : Canillo

L’église Sant Joan de Caselles de Canillo © Joan Simon

Population: 4,830 inhabitants
Like much of Andorra, Canilla is noteworthy for its Romanesque monuments and especially the St Joan de Caselles church or the Notre-Dame of Meritxell sanctuary. On the parisj lies the ski resort of Soldeu hosting women's alpine skiing World Cup races.

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Classifications after the stage 21

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