Stage Type Date Start and Finish Distance Details
1 Flat Saturday, june 27, 2020 Nice Moyen Pays > Nice 156 km Stage 1
2 Mountain Sunday, june 28, 2020 Nice Haut Pays > Nice 187 km Stage 2
3 Flat Monday, june 29, 2020 Nice > Sisteron 198 km Stage 3
4 Hilly Tuesday, june 30, 2020 Sisteron > Orcières-Merlette 157 km Stage 4
5 Flat Wednesday, july 1, 2020 Gap > Privas 183 km Stage 5
6 Hilly Thursday, july 2, 2020 Le Teil > Mont Aigoual 191 km Stage 6
7 Flat Friday, july 3, 2020 Millau > Lavaur 168 km Stage 7
8 Mountain Saturday, july 4, 2020 Cazères-sur-Garonne > Loudenvielle 140 km Stage 8
9 Mountain Sunday, july 5, 2020 Pau > Laruns 154 km Stage 9
- Rest Day Monday, july 6, 2020 La Charente-Maritime Rest 1
10 Flat Tuesday, july 7, 2020 Île d'Oléron Le Château-d'Oléron > Île de Ré Saint-Martin-de-Ré 170 km Stage 10
11 Flat Wednesday, july 8, 2020 Châtelaillon-Plage > Poitiers 167 km Stage 11
12 Hilly Thursday, july 9, 2020 Chauvigny > Sarran Corrèze 218 km Stage 12
13 Mountain Friday, july 10, 2020 Châtel-Guyon > Puy Mary Cantal 191 km Stage 13
14 Flat Saturday, july 11, 2020 Clermont-Ferrand > Lyon 197 km Stage 14
15 Mountain Sunday, july 12, 2020 Lyon > Grand Colombier 175 km Stage 15
- Rest Day Monday, july 13, 2020 Isère Rest 2
16 Mountain Tuesday, july 14, 2020 La Tour-du-Pin > Villard-de-Lans 164 km Stage 16
17 Mountain Wednesday, july 15, 2020 Grenoble > Méribel Col de la Loze 168 km Stage 17
18 Mountain Thursday, july 16, 2020 Méribel > La Roche-sur-Foron 168 km Stage 18
19 Flat Friday, july 17, 2020 Bourg-en-Bresse > Champagnole 160 km Stage 19
20 Individual time-trial Saturday, july 18, 2020 Lure > La Planche des Belles Filles 36 km Stage 20
21 Flat Sunday, july 19, 2020 Mantes-la-Jolie > Paris Champs-Élysées 122 km Stage 21

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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