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2019 Tour de France Map: Route stages, schedule revealed.

Tour de France 2019: Route map, stages schedule confirmed.

The final routes & 21st stages of the 2019 Tour de France was confirmed.  The 106th edition of the grand tour de France starts in Brussels on Saturday, the 6th of July 2019, and will finish on the 28th of July in Paris, obviously on the Champs-Élysées.
La Grande Boucle takes in a summit finish on the partly unpaved La Planche des Belles Filles in its first week of the tour, while the Pyrenees are included in the second week before the Alps will be decisive in the final week.

Tour de France, 2019, Route, map, poster, stages, schedule.

The Tour de France 2019 route has been revealed and it will feature five mountain-top finishes above 2,000 meters. due to this the 106th edition of the race called "The highest tour in history" covers 3,460km and celebrates 100 years of the Maillot Jaune.

Geraint Thomas wins the 105th Tour de France 2018.

The race also honors Eddy Merckx with it’s Grand Départ from Brussels.

ITT specialists will be disappointed, as the route features only 27 kilometers against the clock.

Tour de France 2019 route stages.

Stage one, July 6: Brussels – Brussels (192km) -- Flat

Flat stage starting in Belgium that should end in a sprint finish.

Stage two, July 7: Brussels Palais Royal – Brussels Atomium (27km, team time trial)  --  TTT

An early crucial team time trial that could split the GC contenders early on.

Stage three, July 8: Binche – Épernay (214km)  -  Hilly

The Tour leaves Belgium for northern France with a hilly route that looks to have a punchy kick to the line.

Stage four, July 9: Reims – Nancy (215km)  -  Flat

Stage five, July 10: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges – Colmar (169km)  -  Hilly

A first hilly stage that could suit a breakaway or the punchy climbers as the race heads into the Vosges mountains.

Stage six, July 11: Mulhouse – La Planche des Belles Filles (157km)  -  Mountain finish

The first mountain stage proper with a now regular finish to La Planche des Belles Filles given a makeover with an extended dirt track to the top.

Stage seven, July 12: Belfort – Chalon-sur-Saône (230km)  -  Flat

Stage eight, July 13: Mâcon – Saint-Étienne (199km)  -  hilly

Another lumpy that will be a real test with so many classified and unclassified climbs.

Stage nine, July 14: Saint-Étienne – Brioude (170km)  -  Hilly

Stage 10, July 15: Saint-Flour – Albi (218km)  -  Flat

Rest day, July 16

Stage 11, July 17: Albi – Toulouse (167km)  -  Flat

Stage 12, July 18: Toulouse – Bagnères-de-Bigorre (202km)  -  Mountain

A first mountain test in the Pyrenees with ascents of the Peyresourde and the Hourquette d’Ancizan before a downhill finish.

Stage 13, July 19: Pau – Pau (27km)  -  ITT

Riders face a crucial, hilly individual time trial.

Stage 14, July 20: Tarbes – Tourmalet (117km)  -  Mountain

A short but huge day for the riders with a high summit finish on the top of the legendary Col du Tourmalet.

Stage 15, July 21: Limoux – Foix (185km)  -  Mountain

No easy welcome after the rest day for the riders as they head straight back into the mountains with a summit finish to Foix.

Rest day, July 22

Stage 16, July 23: Nîmes – Nîmes (177km)  -  Flat

Stage 17, July 24: Pont du Gard – Gap (206km)  -  Flat

Stage 18, July 25: Embrun – Valloire (207km)  -  Mountain

The race heads into the Alps with another grueling stage that takes on the Col de Vars, Col d’Izoard, Col du Galibier before a finish in the town of Valloire.

Stage 19, July 26: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne – Tignes (123km)  -  Mountain

The second stage in the Alps sees riders face the day of almost all uphill, with a long climb up to the Col de l’Iseran before the final summit finish to Tignes.

Stage 20, July 27: Albertville – Val Thorens (131km)  -  Mountain

The grand finale of the race proper culminates at the ski station of Val Thorens. A rarely used climb, it’s grueling length will be more telling than the gradients.

Stage 21, July 28: Rambouillet – Paris (Champs-Élysées) (127km)  -  Flat

A traditional finish in Paris which will finish with a sprint on the Champs-Élysées.

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Le Tour de France 2019: Official.

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