Wednesday July 20th, 2016

Stage 17Berne / Finhaut-Emosson

Start 12h15 (Local time)
  • Ilnur Zakarin takes his first Tour de France stage

    After Jarlinson Pantano in Culoz (stage 15), Russia's Ilnur Zakarin of Katusha became the second rider to win a Tour de France stage for the first time this year. To do so, he rode... Pantano off. It was a spectacular finale at Finhaut-Emosson where Chris Froome outclassed his direct rivals once again.

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The stage in videos

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The stage in pictures

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Tour de France 2016 - 20/07/2016 - Etape 17 - Berne / Finhaut-Emosson (184,5km) - BOASSON HAGEN Edvald (TEAM DIMENSION DATA) © ASO/B.Bade

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Tourist attractions

On the road

 La mairie de Berne © Daniel Schwen  La mairie de Berne © Daniel Schwen

Population: 1,1 million
Capital: Bern
Surface: 5,959 km2
Specialities: Emmental, Toblerone, Nestlé chocolates, Ovomaltine. Orchards.Berner Teller (meat, sauerkraut, beans and potatoes), Berner Rösti. Meringues. Nut gingerbread. Meitschibei (nut cakes).
Sports: Young Boys of Bern, Lauberhorn downhill races in Wengen, Gstaad Tennis Open, Bern running Grand prix. Stade de Suisse, Arena Thun.
Tourism: Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau, summits listed as World Heritage sites by UNESCO, like Bern (Federal Palace, Clock Tower). Museum of film and photography in Biel/Bienne, “Days of Crime” and Franz Gertsch Museum in Berthoud, Paul Klee Centre in Bern, Bourse Suisse aux Spectacles in Thoune (Thun), Yehudi Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, Gurten Festival (rock)
Economy: federal administration, watchmaking (Omega, Rolex, Longines and Swatch), telecoms (Swisscom), pharmaceutical industry, machines, cycling wheels (DT Swiss), agriculture.
Websites / FB / Twitter: www.be.ch

Le château de Landsitz Lohn © H.Grob

Population: 4,000 inhabitants
The castle of Landsitz Lohn was for a long time the residence of the guests of the federal government.

 Le lac Léman © Tschubby  Les vignobles de Lavaux font face aux Alpes © CalistaZ  Le château de Chillon sur le lac Léman © Benjamin Gimmel

Population: 755,000
Capital: Lausanne.
Surface: 3 212 km2
Specialities: papet vaudois, saucisson vaudois and saucisse aux choux (sausages), tomme vaudoise, Vacherin Mont-d'or, Etivaz (cheese), chocolates, wines.
Sports: International Olympic Committee (Lausanne), UCI (Aigle) and 22 international federations Athletissima, Lausanne athletics meeting.
Tourism: lake of Geneva, Olympic Museum, châteaux of Chillon and Aigle. Swiss Cinémathèque, International dance contest, Béjart Ballet. Yverdon. Les Diablerets. Roman vestiges. Vineyards of Lavaux. Montreux jazz festival.
Economy: health, banking, finance, insurance, audit and consulting, university and research, engineering. Micro-technologies, watchmaking, medical technologies, biotechnologies.
Websites / FB / Twitter : www.vaud.ch

Le château de Landsitz Lohn © H.Grob

Population: 4,000 inhabitants
The castle of Landsitz Lohn was for a long time the residence of the guests of the federal government.

 Station de ski de Verbier © Norbert Aepli La basilique de Valère, à Sion © Julian Mendez

Population: 327,000
Capital: Sion
Surface: 5,224 km2
Specialities: wines (fendant, petite arvine, cornalin, pinot noir). Raclette cheese. Rye bread. Williamine. Abricotine (pear and apricot liquors)
Sports: FC Sion, alpine skiing (World Cup races in Crans-Montana, Loèche…). Tour de Romandie and Tour de Suisse. Patrouille des Glaciers. Ice hockey.
Tourisme : stations de ski (Crans-Montana, Loèche, Saas-Fee,Verbier, Zermatt, Zindal). Fondation Gianadda (Martigny). Ville de Sion. Festivals de musique de Sion et Verbier. Caprices Festival à Crans-Montana. Basilique de Valère. Abbaye de Saint-Maurice.
Économie : tourisme, industrie pharmaceutique, aluminium (Alcan), horlogerie, microtechniques, biotechnologies, viticulture, élevage.
Sites web / FB / Twitter : www.vs.ch, www.valais.ch

Le château de Landsitz Lohn © H.Grob

Population: 4,000 inhabitants
The castle of Landsitz Lohn was for a long time the residence of the guests of the federal government.

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