Thursday, 13 June 2013

Tour de France 2013 - Route / Itinerary

So, here is my full Tour de France 2013 itinerary

2013 Tour Route

Highlights include:
Number of stages: 21
Distance: Approximately 3400km / 2112miles
Shortest stage: Nice to Nice time trial 25km / 16miles
Longest stage: Givors to Mont Ventoux 242km / 150miles
Guest country: Corsica (first time visit)

Official 2013 Tour de France trailer

What has the Tour brought over 99 editions covering more than 100 years?
Names: Bottecchia, Bartali, Coppi, Bobbet, Anquetil, Gimondi, Merckx, Hinault, Fignon, LeMond, Indurain and Wiggins (some names have been removed for obvious reasons!)
Sites: Alpe d'Huez, Mont Ventoux, Champs Elysees
Sounds: Drunk, crazy fans, lining the road, with cycling kit that is too small, cow bells, air horns and everything else that comes with it.