Saturday July 23rd, 2016

Stage 20Megève / Morzine-Avoriaz

Start 13h00 (Local time)
  • Ion Izagirre makes it a tenth winning nation

    Ion Izagirre claimed his first Tour de France stage victory as he arrived solo in Morzine after riding away from Vincenzo Nibali and Jarlinson Pantano in the downhill of col de Joux-Plane. Romain Bardet and Nairo Quintana took no risk to secured their spot on the final podium along with Chris Froome on the eve of the Parisian parade.

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The stage in pictures

photo23/07/2016 

Tour de France 2016 - 23/07/2016 - Etape 20 - Megève / Morzine (146,5 km) - FROOME Christopher (TEAM SKY) - Conférence de presse © ASO/B.Bade

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Tourist attractions

On the road

 L’abbaye de Hautecombe, joyau de la région © Martin Leveneur  Le lac d’Aiguebelette compte parmi les nombreux espaces naturels de Savoie © Florian Pépellin

Population: 437,915
Prefecture: Chambery
Sub-prefectures : Albertville, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Surface: 6,028 km2
Specialities: Raclette, tartiflette, fondue, crozets (small square pasta), diots and pormoniers, (pork sausage cooked with white wine), Saint-Genix (bun with red pralines), Savoy cake, Savoy truffles, bugnes (beignets), génépi (liquor), cheese of Savoie (Tome des Bauges, Beaufort…)
Sport clubs: Chambéry Savoie Handball (D1)
Competitions: Since the Albertville Olympics in 1992, Savoie has hosted several international sports events in numerous disciplines: alpine skiing, rowing, handball, yachting, canoeing, Nordic skiing, cycling. Rowing world championships in Aiguebelette in 2015. Criterium de la Premiere Neige in Val d'Isere, alpine skiing World Cup in Courchevel, mountain bike World Cup, Criterium du Dauphine.
Festivals: Musilac in Aix-les-Bains, Estivales en Savoie in Chambéry, Le Grand Bivouac in Albertville, European Film Festival in Les Arcs
Main tourist sites: Hautecombe Abbey (Bourget lake banks), château of the Dukes of Savoy (Chambery), forts of the Esseillon barrier (High Maurienne), National Park of La Vanoise, regionalenature parks in the massifs of Bauges and Chartreuse, lakes of Le Bourget and Aigeubelette.
Economy: tourism, food industry, ecological industries, mountain industries, composite material, telecom, metal works
Sites web / FB / Twitter : www.savoie.fr / www.facebook.com/Savoie-Le-Departement-153155071431222/timeline / twitter.com/SavoieDepart

Le col des Aravis promet une ascension musclée © Anthospace

Population: 420 inhabitants
Le Tour returns to its roots, for in 1911, on its first incursion in the Alps, the riders tackled their first alpine pass, Les Aravis, by La Giettaz. French teammates Emile Georget and Paul Duboc were first at the top.

 Préfecture du département, Annecy est une destination touristique © Yves LC  Plus haut sommet d’Europe, le Mont-Blanc culmine à 4809 mètres © Sanchez N

Population: 800,000
Prefecture: Annecy
Sub-prefectures: Thonon-les-Bains, Bonneville, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Surface: 4,388 km²
Specialities: diots (sausages), Reblochon, tomme de Savoie, tome des Bauges, Abondance, Chevrotin, Emmental de Savoie (cheese), tartiflette, raclette, fondue savoyarde, 12 AOP, AOC et IGP in the department (wines, cheese, apples and pears of Savoy), potato beignets, farcement (pie made of potato, bacon, raisin and prunes), Berthoud (dish made of abundance cheeses and white wine).
Sport clubs: ETG-FC, Hockey Club Morzine-Avoriaz-Les Gets, Chamonix Hockey Club (ice hockey), FCS Rumilly et US Annecy (rugby union), Black Panthers of Thonon-les-Bains (American football), Thonon Chablais Handibasket, men's and women's teams of CSAV-handball, Annemasse Basket Club (women's basketball)
Competitions: Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc, The Evian Championship, La Grande Odyssée, International Show-jumping in Megève, Kandahar 2016 (Alpine skiing World Cup), MB Race culture Vélo (Mountain bike World Cup), Marathon of Annecy lake, Semnoz climb, Ultra climb of Salève.
Festivals: Montjoux Festival, Guitare en Scène, Musique en Stock, Rock n' Poche Festival, Pleins Feux Festival, Cosmojazz Festival Chamonix, International Animation Film Festival and Market in Annecy, Fête du lac in Annecy, Au Bonheur des Mômes (1st European festival for a young audience), Festival du Baroque du Pays du Mont-Blanc in Cordon, Les Noctibules (Annecy) and Les fondus du macadam in Thonon-les-Bains (street art), Les Arts nomades, Annecy Classic Festival, Jazz Festival in Clermont-en-Genevois, Italian Film Festival in Annecy, Biennale of Spanish cinema.
Economy: tourism “four seasons” (Savoie Mont Blanc: 1st destination in the world for winter sports), thermal tourism, décolletage (watchmaking), precision crafts and mecatronics, metallurgy, wood sector, outdoor sport sector, picture and creation industries, biotechnologies, food industry.
Websites / FB : www.hautesavoie.fr / www.hautesavoiexperience.fr / www.socialwall.hautesavoie.frfacebook.com/Departement.de.la.Haute.Savoietwitter.com/dep_74fr.pinterest.com/Departement74 / www.dailymotion.com/user/Departement-Haute-Savoie/1 / www.instagram.com/hautesavoie_dep74/

Le col des Aravis promet une ascension musclée © Anthospace

Population: 420 inhabitants
Le Tour returns to its roots, for in 1911, on its first incursion in the Alps, the riders tackled their first alpine pass, Les Aravis, by La Giettaz. French teammates Emile Georget and Paul Duboc were first at the top.

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