The Tour that has always ended in Paris will for the 47th time finish on the Champs-Élysées. It had in the past witnessed its term in the Parc des Princes (54 times) and then seven times at La Cipale (between 1968 and 1974), in the Bois de Vincennes where Eddy Merckx celebrated his five victories. There were however two finishes in other places of the capital: stage 4 of the 1951 edition was claimed by Roger Lévêque at the Longchamp race track and Bradley McGee won the prologue of the centennial, in 2003, on the Avenue de la Motte-Picquet, in front of the Military School.

Traditional finish town of the Tour de France 
47th finish on the Champs-Élysées Capital of France and chef-lieu of the Région Île-de-France 
Common-department and Préfecture (75) 
Inhabitants: 2,250,000 (Parisiens), 12-million in the Région Île-de-France

© A. Broadway

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