Tour de France

Sites where the yearly classic cycling race 'Tour de France' (men's edition) has crossed the core zone in one of the stages. Year and stage must be named.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Belfries 2022 Stage 5 Lille > Arenberg Porte du Hainaut: Starts and Ends in different WHS!! The start is at the Belfry of Lille
Canal du Midi Tour de France 2021, Stage 13
Causses and Cévennes Tour de France 2020, Stage 6
Chaîne des Puys The Puy de Dôme was part of a stage during several Tours, up and until 1988 (Stage 19) and in 2020, Stage 13.
Christiansfeld Stage 3, 2022
Dutch Water Defence Lines 1954 Stage 1 crossed though the corezone, probably around Abcoude)
Flemish Béguinages Tour de France 2015, Stage 3 (Lier beguinage)
Florence Tour de France 2024, Stage 1
Fortifications of Vauban 2021, Stage 15 (Villefranche-de-Conflent and Mont-Louis), and 2022, Stage 6 (Longwy)
Grand Place, Brussels Tour de France 2019, Stage 1 (tour crossed after starting line, but before Kilometer 0)
Gulf of Porto Tour de France 2013, Stage 3
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces 2022 Stage 9 Aigle > Châtel Les Portes-du-Soleil: Goes through the core zone of Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Loire Valley Tour de France 2021, Stage 6
Lower German Limes Tour de France 2015, Stage 2 (Dom Square in Utrecht)
Lyon Tour de France 2020, Stage 14
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley 2016 Stage 9 did cross through the core zone in the panhandle
Maritime Greenwich Tour de France 2007, Stage 1
Nice Tour de France 2020, Stage 1
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin 2022 Stage 5 Lille > Arenberg Porte du Hainaut: Starts and Ends in different WHS!! It winds through the whole area but certainly enters the core zone at Cité Barrois, and the stage ends in the core zone at Paysage et ensemble miniers de Wallers-Arenberg et Paysage et ensemble Miniers d'Haveluy
Paris, Banks of the Seine The last stage of the tour traditionally goes through the core zone of Paris, Banks of the Seine, en route to the finish line on the Champs-Élysées.
Roskilde Cathedral 2022 Stage 2 Roskilde - Nyborg The stage starts outside Roskilde cathedral.
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Tour de France 1921, stage 5: they're cycling through the porch of the Ancien hôpital des pèlerins of Pons. And in 2022: Stage 19 Castelnau-Magnoac > Cahors. The stage finishes by following the core zone of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France through Cahors
Saint-Emilion Tour de France 2021, Stage 20
The Porticoes of Bologna 2024 Stage 2: the finish was at the ascent to the spectacular Basilica di San Luca, following the Portico of San Luca
Versailles Tour de France 2021, Stage 21 (amongst others)

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