08/29 > 09/20/2020
Stage Type Date Start and Finish Distance Details
1 Flat Sat 08/29/2020 Nice Moyen Pays > Nice 156 km Stage 1
2 Mountain Sun 08/30/2020 Nice Haut Pays > Nice 186 km Stage 2
3 Flat Mon 08/31/2020 Nice > Sisteron 198 km Stage 3
4 Hilly Tue 09/01/2020 Sisteron > Orcières-Merlette 160.5 km Stage 4
5 Flat Wed 09/02/2020 Gap > Privas 183 km Stage 5
6 Hilly Thu 09/03/2020 Le Teil > Mont Aigoual 191 km Stage 6
7 Flat Fri 09/04/2020 Millau > Lavaur 168 km Stage 7
8 Mountain Sat 09/05/2020 Cazères-sur-Garonne > Loudenvielle 141 km Stage 8
9 Mountain Sun 09/06/2020 Pau > Laruns 153 km Stage 9
- Rest Day Mon 09/07/2020 La Charente-Maritime Rest 1

RULES OF PLAY

Map

From Nice to Paris, the course of the 2020 Tour de France will never cross any border of France. A total of 6 regions and 32 departments will be travelled through.

Stages

  • 9 flat stages
  • 3 hilly stages
  • 8 mountain stages with mountain-top finishes (Orcières-Merlette, Puy Mary, Grand Colombier, Méribel Col de la Loze)
  • 1 individual time-trial stage
  • 2 rest days

Novelties

12 new stage cities or sites will appear on the map of the 2020 Tour, that’s over one third out of a total of 35:

  • Le Teil (start of stage 6)
  • Mont Aigoual (finish of stage 6)
  • Cazères-sur-Garonne (start of stage 8)
  • Île de Ré Saint-Martin-de-Ré (finish of stage 10)
  • Châtelaillon-Plage (start of stage 11)
  • Chauvigny (start of stage 12)
  • Châtel-Guyon (start of stage 13)
  • Puy Mary Cantal (finish of stage 13)
  • Grand Colombier (finish of stage 15)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron (finish of stage 18)
  • Lure (start of stage 20)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie (start of stage 21)

Mountains

The five mountain ranges of France will be on the menu of the 107th Tour de France. In the following order of appearance: Alps, Massif central, Pyrenees, Jura and Vosges. There will be four new climbs: Col de la Lusette and Suc au May in the Massif central, Col de la Hourcère in the Pyrenees and Col de la Loze in the Alps as well as the one to the Col de la Madeleine by a sinuous road.

Time-trial

In 2020, there will only be one time-trial that will be covered individually. It will take place on the penultimate stage between Lure La Planche des Belles Filles on a distance of 36 kilometres.

Bonus seconds

They will be distributed at the finish of each normal stage and will offer respectively 10, 6 and 4 seconds to the first three.

Bonus points

They will be given out at the top of the 8 summits of the following climbs at strategic places on the course and will award respectively 8,5 and 2 seconds (subject to the approval of the Union cycliste internationale) to the first three ranked riders:

  • Stage 2 | Col des Quatre Chemins
  • Stage 6 | Col de la Lusette
  • Stage 8 | Col de Peyresourde
  • Stage 9 | Col de Marie Blanque
  • Stage 12 | Suc au May
  • Stage 13 | Col de Neronne
  • Stage 16 | Montée de Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
  • Stage 18 | Montée du plateau des Glières

These bonus points will have no influence on the points classification.


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