CYCLE CITY

All towns and cities that have hosted the Tour de France and the Tour de France Femmes avec ZWIFT at least once since the creation of these two events are eligible.

Stage Type Date Start and Finish Distance Details
1 Individual time-trial Fri 07/01/2022 Copenhague > Copenhague 13 km Stage 1
2 Flat Sat 07/02/2022 Roskilde > Nyborg 199 km Stage 2
3 Flat Sun 07/03/2022 Vejle > Sønderborg 182 km Stage 3
4 Hilly Tue 07/05/2022 Dunkerque > Calais 172 km Stage 4
5 Hilly Wed 07/06/2022 Lille Métropole > Arenberg Porte du Hainaut 155 km Stage 5
6 Hilly Thu 07/07/2022 Binche > Longwy 220 km Stage 6
7 Mountain Fri 07/08/2022 Tomblaine > La Super Planche des Belles Filles 176 km Stage 7
8 Hilly Sat 07/09/2022 Dole > Lausanne 184 km Stage 8
9 Mountain Sun 07/10/2022 Aigle > Châtel Les Portes du Soleil 183 km Stage 9
- Rest Day Mon 07/11/2022 Morzine Les Portes du Soleil Rest 1

MAP

Four countries: Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland and of course France will appear on the Tour map in 2022, the highest number since 2017. Denmark will become the 10th country to host the Grand Départ, and the most northerly in the Tour’s history. In France, the race will visit 8 regions and 29 departments.

STAGES

There will be 21 stages:

  • 6 flat stages
  • 7 hilly stages
  • 6 mountain stages with 5 summit finishes (La super Planche des Belles Filles, Col du Granon, Alpe d’Huez, Peyragudes, Hautacam)
  • 2 individual time trial stages
  • 2 rest days
  • 1 transfer day

CALENDAR

The 2022 Tour will start on 1st July, on a Friday and not on a Saturday as usual. This is to allow for the transfer to France following the three Grand Départ stages in Denmark.

WELCOME...

to the 9 new stage town or sites that will  be hosting the Tour for the first time:

  • Copenhagen (start and finish of stage 1)
  • Roskilde (start of stage 2)
  • Nyborg (finish of stage 2)
  • Vejle (start of stage 3)
  • Sønderborg (finish of stage 3)
  • Aigle (start of stage 9)
  • Castelnau-Magnoac (start of stage 19)
  • Lacapelle-Marival (start of stage 20)
  • Rocamadour (finish of stage 20)

MOUNTAINS

The Vosges, Alps, Massif Central and Pyrenees are the four mountain massifs that will feature in this 109th edition, appearing in that order. There’s one climb, the Col de Spandelles (1,378m) in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées.

COBBLES

They’ll be making their return after a four-year absence. Stage five Lille Métropole > Arenberg Porte du Hainaut will feature 19.4km of cobbles, split across 11 sectors, ranging in length from 1.3 to 2.8km.

TIME TRIALS

53km is the combined distance of the two individual time trials in the 2022 Tour: 13km on the opening stage in the centre of the Danish capital, and 40km on the penultimate stage between Lacapelle-Marival and Rocamadour.

TIME BONUSES

The first, second and third riders  across the line on each stage willreceive a time bonus of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, respectively.

PRIZE MONEY

A total of 2.3 million euros will be awarded to the teams and riders, including € 500,000 to the final winner of the overall individual  classification.

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