Caroline J., Alexandre G., Cécile D. · Published on 29 June 2020 at 14h11
· Updated on 29 June 2020 at 14h43
This year, the Tour de France celebrates its 107th edition. It will be back from August 29 to September 20, 2020. The new edition will leave from Nice and finish, like every year, on the Champs-Elysées in Paris. Discover the program of the famous Great Loop and the teams taking part in the race.
The Tour de France organization team unveiled the road for the edition 2020! An exceptional road for this 107th anniversary to discover from Saturday August 29 to Sunday September 20, 2020.
21 stages will form this new edition covering 3,470 kilometers. On the menu? Flat stages, medium mountain stages, mountain stages including mountain top finishes, 2 individual time-trials and only 2 rest days.
Leaving from Nice, the Tour 2020 will have the racing cyclists to complete in the Nice countryland. The second day will include the first difficulties with the Col de la Colmiane and the Col du Turini to cross immediately after.
What's next? 198 km between Nice and Sisternon with an uneven relief, then, for the 4th stage a finish line set 1800m in altitude, making racers' calves face a few tough kilometers, only four days after the beginning of the Tour de France.
The longest stage of the Tour (218km) is unmissable: on September 10, the race will go from Chauvigny to Sarran Corrèze.
Before, the racers would have joined Privas, Mont Aigoual and Lavaur before cycling their way to the Pyrénées. During the 8th mountain stage leading them to Loudenvielle where they'll have to face the Col de Menté, Port de Balès and Cold de Peyresourde. The day after, they'll have to cycle an intense path between Pau and Laruns.
Then, head to the Île d'Oléron and the Île de Ré, then Chauvigny and even Clermont-Ferrand. On September 13, racers will leave Lyon to join Grand Colombier. Another stage to follow thoroughly, the 17th, between Grenoble and the famous Col de la Loze (2,304m).
The only race against time of this Tour de France 2020 will cover 36km between Lure and La Planche des belles filles.
The Tour de France 2020 will end on Sunday September 20, 2020 between Mantes-la-Jolie and the world’s most beautiful avenue covering 122 kilometers.
Complete program of the edition 2020:
The 21 stages of the Tour de France 2020:
- STAGE 1 – August 20, 2020 – 156KM / NICE MOYEN PAYS > NICE
- STAGE 2 – August 30, 2020 – 187KM / NICE HAUT PAYS > NICE
- STAGE 3 – August 31, 2020 – 198km / NICE > SISTERON
- STAGE 4 – Sepetmber 1, 2020 – 157KM / SISTERON > ORCIERES-MERLETTE
- STAGE 5 – September 2, 2020 – 183KM / GAP > PRIVAS
- STAGE 6 – September 3, 2020 – 191 KM / LE TEIL > MONT AIGOUAL
- STAGE 7 – September 4, 2020 – 168KM / MILLAU > LAVAUR
- STAGE 8 – Sepetmber 5, 2020 – 140KM / CAZERES-SUR-GARONNE > LOUDENVIELLE
- STAGE 9 – September 6, 2020 – 154KM / PAU > LARUNS
- DAY OFF – September 7, 2020 – CHARENTE-MARITIME
- STAGE 10 – September 8, 2020 – 170KM / ÎLE D’OLERON LE CHÂTEAU-D’OLERON > ÎLE DE RE SAINT-MARTIN-DE-RE
- STAGE 11 – September 9, 2020 – 167KM / CHÂTELAILLON-PLAGE > POITIERS
- STAGE 12 – September 10, 2020 – 218KM / CHAUVIGNY > SARRAN CORREZE
- STAGE 13 – September 11, 2020 – 191KM / CHÂTEL-GUYON > PUY MARY CANTAL
- STAGE 14 – September 12, 2020 – 197KM / CLERMONT-FERRAND > LYON
- STAGE 15 – September 13, 2020 – 175KM / LYON > GRAND COL COLOMBIER
- DAY OFF – September 14, 2020 – ISERE
- STAGE 16 – September 15, 2020 – 164KM / LA TOUR-DU-PIN / VILLARD-DE-LANS
- STAGE 17 – September 16, 2020 – 168KM / GRENOBLE > MERIBEL COL DE LA LOZE
- STAGE 18 – September 17, 2020 – 168KM / MERIBEL > LA ROCHE-SUR-FORON
- STAGE 19 – September 18, 2020 – 160KM / BOURG-EN-BRESSE > CHAMPAGNOLE
- STAGE 20 – September 19, 2020 – 36KM / LURE > LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES
- STAGE 21 – September 20, 2020 – 122KM / MANTES-LA-JOLIE > PARIS CHAMPS-ELYSEES
Teams departing for the Tour de France 2020 (06/29/2020):
- AG2R La Mondiale, pre-selection: Bardet, Bidard, Chérel, Cosnefroy, Gallopin, Gougeard, Latour, Naesen, Paret-Peintre, Peters, Venturini, Vuillermoz
- Arkéa-Samsic, pre-selection: N. Quitana, Barguil, Rosa, Anacona, D. Quitana, Bouet, C. Swift, Russo, Ledanois, Guernalec, Owsian, Delaplace, Hardy
- Astana, official: Miguel Angel Lopez, Alexey Lutsenko
- Bahrain-McLaren, official: Mikel Landa
- Bora-Hansgrohe, official: vBuchmann, Schachmann, Groschartner, Kämna, Sagan, Oss, Pöstlberger
- B&B Hôtels-Vitals Concept, pre-selection: Coquard, Rolland, Reza, Backaert, Debusschere, Barthe, Gautier, Pacher, Schönberger, Chevalier
- Jumbo Visma, official: Roglic, Dumoulin, Kruijswijk, Van Aert, Kuss, T. Martin, Gesink, G. Bennett
- Lotto-Soudal, official: Gilbert, T. De Gendt, Wellens, De Buyst, Crass, Kluge, Degenkolb, Ewan
- Movistar, official: Alejandro Valverde, Enric Mas
- Trek-Segafredo, pre-selection: Mollema, Porte, Stuyven, Eg, Kirsch, Skujins, Theuns, M. Pedersen, Elissonde
- UAE Team Emirates, pre-selection: Pogacar, Aru, Formolo, De la Cruz, Kristoff