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Tour de France summary

Website & other coverage:

Official Tour website

Live coverage from

Rider diaries on

Live news, start list, interviews, previous winners and news on Cycling News

There’s also live coverage from the CSC team.


ITV2: live feeds at the start and finish, plus nightly, hour-long highlights packages.
ITV: weekly highlights programmes.


Follow stage link for results on velonews




Distance km

 Saturday, 3rd 
Prologue – Individual Time Trial Liège  
  Sun, 4th   Stage 1 Liège – Charleroi  
   Mon, 5th   Stage 2 Charleroi – Namur   
    Tues, 6th  Stage 3 Waterloo – Wasquehal  
    Weds, 7th  Stage 4 – Team Time Trial Cambrai – Arras
     Thurs, 8th   Stage 5 Amiens – Chartres
      Fri, 9th  Stage 6 Bonneval – Angers   
      Sat, 10th Stage 7 Châteaubraint – Saint-Brieuc   
     Sun, 11th      Stage 7 Lamballe – Quimper    
       Mon, 12th  Rest day in Limoges
       Tues, 13th   Stage 9 Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat – Guéret    
       Weds, 14th   Stage 10 Limoges – Saint-Flour     
        Thurs, 15th   
Stage 11
  Fri, 16th    Stage 12 Castelsarrasin – La Mongie      
   Sat, 17th     Stage 13 Lannemezan – Plateau de Beille    
   Sun, 18th  Stage 14 Carcassonne – Nîmes         
  Mon, 19th     Rest day in Nîmes N/A      N/A   
  Tues, 20th     Stage 15 Valréas – Villard-de-Lans    
   Weds, 21st   Stage 16 – Individual Time Trial Bourg d’Oisans – L’Alpe d’Huez     
   Thurs, 22nd   Stage 17 Bourg d’Oisans – Le Grand-Bornand      
    Fri, 23rd   Stage 18 Annemasse – Lons-le-Saunier        
    Sat, 24th   Stage 19 – Individual Time Trial Besançon – Besançon      
     Sun, 25th    Stage 20 Montereau – Paris (Champs Élysées)     


Race summary:

Distance: 3,395 km
Direction: Anti-clockwise
Stages: 20 – includes 6 mountain stages, three mountain finishes, 11 flat stages and 3 time trials (one team TT).
Climbing: 21 Category 1, Category 2 and highest level passes
Rest days: 2
New stop-over towns: Waterloo, Cambrai, Chartres, Lamballe, Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, Guéret and Annemasse.

Prize money: €3 million total, €400,000 for the winner


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