Le Tour de France 2024
111th edition of Le Tour de France
Two countries - Italy, and of course France - will appear on the Tour map in 2024. In France, the race will visit 7 regions and 30 departments, including 4 mountain massifs (Apennines [Italy], the Italian and French Alps, Massif Central and the Pyrenees).
The Alpine stages for the 2024 Le Tour de France, looks like this:
Stage 4 - 2nd July 2024: Pinerolo > Valloire - 138km.
Stage 11 - 10th July 2024: Évaux-Les-Bains > Le Lioran - 211km
Stage 14 - 13th July 2024: Pau > Saint-Lary-Soulan Pla d'Adet - 152km
Stage 15 - 14th July 2024: Loudenvielle > Plateau de Beille - 198km
Stage 19 - 19th July 2024: Embrun > Isola 2000 - 145km
Stage 20 - 20th July 2024: Nice > Col de La Couillole - 133km
In 2024, Le Tour de France will consist of 21 stages. The race starts in Florence, the capital city of Tuscany in Central Italy, and away from tradition, will finish with an individual time-trial between Monaco and Nice. Straying from the traditional finish in Paris at the Champs-Élysées for the first time since 1974. See the map of the full route, or visit the official Tour de France website.
Tour de France Femmes 2024
This year's edition of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift takes place from 12th to 18th July 2024, running during the final stages of the 2024 men's tour.
This year's Tour de France Femmes will cover 946.3 kilometres, including 2 mountain stages in the French Alps, 2 hilly stages, 3 flat and one individual time trial.
Stage 1: 12th July 2024 - Flat - Rotterdam > La Haye, 124km
Stage 2: 13th July 2024 - Flat - Dordrecht > Rotterdam, 67km
Stage 3: 13th July 2024 - Individual Time Trial - Rotterdam > Rotterdam, 6.3km
Stage 4: 14th July 2024 - Hilly - Valkenburg > Liège, 122km
Stage 5: 15th July 2024 - Flat - Bastogne > Amnéville, 150km
Stage 6: 16th July 2024 - Hilly - Remiremont > Morteau, 160km
Stage 7: 17th July 2024 - Mountain - Champagnole > Le Grand Bornand, 167km
Stage 8: 18th July 2024 - Mountain - Le Grand Bornand > Alpe d'Huez, 150km
l’Étape du Tour 2024
The l’Étape du Tour is probably the most famous sportive in the world, and is the only chance each year to ride the same route as the pro rides in the Tour de France on closed roads - around 15,000 lucky riders get the chance to ride a stage of Le Tour de France. Each year the Étape du Tour mimics one of the mountain stages of the Tour de France, this year it will take place on the same route as stage 20. The Étape du Tour has the same support cars and police outriders as the actual Tour.
The 32nd edition of the Étape du Tour de France will be held between Nice and Col de la Couillole on July 7th 2024. The route will cover 138km with more than 4,600 metres of ascent, including the climbs of Col de Braus, Col de Turini, Col de la Colmiane and Col de la Couillole.
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Stage 4 - 2nd July 2024: Pinerolo > Valloire - 138km.
Montgenèvre lies at the heart of an impressive heritage of military architecture on the Franco-Italian border. Ideal for families, tis resort has a friendly atmosphere with a vast variety of foods on offer, including some excellent pizzerias due to its proximity to Italy. As you walk along looking for a restaurant or shop in Montgenèvre, remember that as you walk down the Rue de l’Eglise, you are actually on the Via Domitia, surveyed and created in 120BC on the orders of the Roman General Domitius Ahenobarbus.
On the edge of the Ecrins National Park, Serre Chevalier is made of 13 hamlets and villages located between the famous 'Lautaret' pass and Briançon, Europe's highest fortified town. The area is opened to walkers, mountain bikers, paragliders and to anyone who enjoys a picnic or a meal in one of the numerous mountain restaurants... History has left Serre Chevalier with a rich heritage and it acts as a beacon for the cultural identity of the region. Among the visible signs of this identity are the guardian-like 15th-century clock towers built in the Lombard Romanesque style that appear in virtually all of the small villages in the valley.
In the 'Golden Valley', at the bottom of the Galibier Pass, Valloire with its 17 hamlets and 16 chapels is a reasonably large traditional year-round village. Valloire has retained the charm and authenticity of days gone by with friendly welcoming residents. The pretty village lies between the mythical Télégraphe and Galibier passes which are crossed by the Tour de France. It is a mountain bike centre with 135 km of path leaving from Valloire and 11 mountain-bike itineraries.
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