The "Tour de France" 2018, sporting event known worldwide, begins this year on July 7 in Vendée. Over a distance of 3,351 km divided into 21 stages it will cross beautiful regions of France. It will end in Paris on July 29 on the Champs-Elysees.
The 2018 route in figures:
From Saturday 7th to Sunday 29th July 2018, the 105th Tour de France will comprise 21 stages over a distance of 3,351 kilometers.
- • 8 flat stages
- • 5 medium mountain stages
- • 6 mountain stages and 3 finishes at high altitude (La Rosière, Alpe d’Huez, Saint-Lary-Soulan Portet Pass)
- • 1 individual time-trial
- • 1 team time-trial
- • 2 days of rest
The 2018 Tour de France will have a total of 26 passes or climbs or hills and finishes at high altitude classified as first, second or “hors catégorie”.
Their geographical distribution will be as follows:
- 12 in the Alps
- 4 in the Massif Central
- 10 in the Pyrenees
Download the Tour de France 2018 map (PDF file - 6.1 MB):
To find out more: https://www.letour.fr/fr