Six Tour stages have started in this town where the most hardened triathletes gather each summer for the Embrunman. Those starts led to victories for Vicente Lopez Carril in Nice (1973), Simon Gerrans in Prato Nevoso (2008), Carlos Sastre at Alpe d’Huez (2008), Chris Froome in a time trial to Chorges (2013), Edvald Boasson Hagen in Salon-de-Provence (2017), and finally Nairo Quintana at Valloire following the last visit in 2019.

  • Stage town for the 7th time
  • Town in the department of Hautes-Alpes (05)
  • Population: 6,500 (Embrunais), 16,500 within the 17 communes comprising the Serre-Ponçon municipality, 140,000 in Hautes-Alpes




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