Stage city for the 1st time

Chef-lieu de canton of Haute-Saône (70)

8 300 inhabitants (Lurons)

A few years before the first edition of the Tour, it was in Lure that one of the first cartoon characters of France was born. His name was Sapeur Camember and his adventures were put to paper from 1890 to 1896. A century later, in 1990, a hero that was a lot more real started crying for the first time in the maternity of Lure. Thibaut Pinot then became one of the youngest riders to set foot on the podium of the Tour with his 3rd place in 2014. Sapeur Camember already has his statue in Lure. Thibaut Pinot still needs to wait…

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