2020 Tour de France
The 2020 Tour de France will be the 107th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's three grand tours. The start of the 2020 Tour (known as the Grand Départ) will be in Nice. This will be the second occasion that the city has held the Grand Départ, the first being for the 1981 Tour de France. This will also be the 36th occasion on which the Tour de France has visited Nice, and the first time since the 2013 Tour de France.
|2020 UCI World Tour, race 25 of 36|
|Dates||27 June – 19 July|
|Distance||3,470 km (2,156 mi)|
Route and stagesEdit
|1||27 June||Nice to Nice||170 km (106 mi)||Hilly stage|
|2||28 June||Nice to Nice||190 km (118 mi)||Medium mountain stage|
|3||29 June||Nice to Sisteron||198 km (123 mi)||Flat stage|
|4||30 June||Sisteron to Orcières-Merlette||157 km (98 mi)||Hilly stage|
|5||1 July||Gap to Privas||183 km (114 mi)||Flat stage|
|6||2 July||Le Teil to Mont Aigoual||191 km (119 mi)||Hilly stage|
|7||3 July||Millau to Lavaur||168 km (104 mi)||Flat stage|
|8||4 July||Cazères to Loudenvielle||140 km (87 mi)||Mountain stage|
|9||5 July||Pau to Laruns||154 km (96 mi)||Mountain stage|
|6 July||Charente-Maritime||Rest day|
|10||7 July||Île d'Oléron to Île de Ré||170 km (106 mi)||Flat stage|
|11||8 July||Châtelaillon-Plage to Poitiers||167 km (104 mi)||Flat stage|
|12||9 July||Chauvigny to Sarran||218 km (135 mi)||Hilly stage|
|13||10 July||Châtel-Guyon to Puy Mary||191 km (119 mi)||Medium mountain stage|
|14||11 July||Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon||197 km (122 mi)||Flat stage|
|15||12 July||Lyon to Grand Colombier||175 km (109 mi)||Mountain stage|
|13 July||Isère||Rest day|
|16||14 July||La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans||164 km (102 mi)||Mountain stage|
|17||15 July||Grenoble to Méribel (Col de la Loze)||168 km (104 mi)||Mountain stage|
|18||16 July||Méribel to La Roche-sur-Foron||168 km (104 mi)||Mountain stage|
|19||17 July||Bourg-en-Bresse to Champagnole||160 km (99 mi)||Flat stage|
|20||18 July||Lure to La Planche des Belles Filles||36 km (22 mi)||Mountain time trial|
|21||19 July||Mantes-la-Jolie to Paris (Champs-Élysées)||122 km (76 mi)||Flat stage|
|Total||3,470 km (2,156 mi)|
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