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Route of the Tour de France 2014

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The route of the Tour de France 2014, the 101st edition of this thrilling race, takes place from 5th to 27th July and promises to lose none of its drama and passion as it takes in more mountains than ever for 2014.

This year, the competition is back in Great-Britain, seven years after it’s great departure from London. Yorkshire will be the first stage of the Tour de France from the UK, and Le Touquet on the Opal Coast of northern France will be the French start point.

Yorkshire to Champs-Elysées at a glance

9 new stage cities TDF 2014:

Great-Britain: Leeds (start of stage 1); Harrogate (finish of stage 1); York (start of stage 2); Sheffield (finish of stage 2); Cambridge (start of stage 3)

France and Belgium: Ypres (finish of stage 5) and a taste of Paris-Roubai. Before crossing the finishing line of the fifth stage in Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, the riders will have covered 15.4 kilometres of cobbled-stone sectors that are on the course of the Queen of Classics every spring for the Paris-Roubaix bike race.

Oyonnax (finish of stage 11); Risoul (finish of stage 14); Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour (start of stage 19)

Only one time-trial: There will only be one time-trial stage during the 2014 Tour. It will take place on Saturday 26th of July, between Bergerac and Périgueux, on a distance of 54 kilometres on the eve of the final arrival in Paris.

The Tour de France will have 21 stages, cover about 3600 km. 31 departments will be crossed and 25 mountain passes are scheduled.

The route of the Tour de France 2014

DATE START AND FINISH DISTANCE
1 Saturday, July 5th Leeds > Harrogate UK 190.5 km
2 Sunday, July 6th York > Sheffield UK 201 km
3 Monday, July 7th Cambridge > London UK 155 km
4 Tuesday, July 8th Le Touquet-Paris-Plage > Lille Métropole 163.5 km
5 Wednesday, July 9th Ypres > Arenberg Porte du Hainaut 155.5 km
6 Thursday, July 10th Arras > Reims 194 km
7 Friday, July 11th Épernay > Nancy 234.5 km
8 Saturday, July 12th Tomblaine > Gérardmer La Mauselaine 161 km
9 Sunday, July 13th Gérardmer > Mulhouse 170 km
10 Monday, July 14th Mulhouse > La Planche des Belles Filles 161.5 km
Rest day Tuesday, July 15th Besançon
11 Wednesday, July 16th Besançon > Oyonnax 187.5 km
12 Thursday, July 17th Bourg-en-Bresse > Saint-Étienne 185.5 km
13 Friday, July 18th Saint-Étienne > Chamrousse 197.5 km
14 Saturday, July 19th Grenoble > Risoul 177 km
15 Sunday, July 20th Tallard > Nîmes 222 km
Rest day Monday, July 21st Carcassonne
16 Tuesday, July 22nd Carcassonne > Bagnères-de-Luchon 237.5 km
17 Wednesday, July 23rd Saint-Gaudens > Saint-Lary Pla d’Adet 124.5 km
18 Thursday, July 24th Pau > Hautacam 145.5 km
19 Friday, July 25th Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour > Bergerac 208.5 km
20 Saturday, July 26th Individual time-trial: Bergerac > Périgueux 54 km
21 Sunday, July 27th Évry > Paris Champs-Élysées 137.5 km

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