Last Wednesday (25), through a press conference and presentation at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France, organized by the Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), the routes that will be held in the Tour de France of the next year, which will take place on June 29th until July 21st.
Continuing the start of the competition established this year, the matches will begin in Italy, with routes from Florence to Rimini, Cesenatico to Bologna and Piacenza to Turin. Additionally, the race will feature summit finishes such as Pla d’Adet, Plateau de Beille, Superdévoluy, Isola 2000 and Col de la Couillole.
The first stages of the Tour de France 2024 will have a greater mileage than the last competitions, with 3,800 km, being its beginning more complex, and obtaining a reproduction of one of the stages that filled the Giro dell’Emilia with the passage through Emilia-Romagna and the climb to San Luca.
Cyclists will face time trials from the seventh race onwards and will have the opportunity to perform eight sprints throughout the competition. In the ninth stage, there will be races on the gravel road that has one of the biggest tracks to date since the beginning of the Tour de France.
Closing the competition, unlike last year, stage 20 will have climbs that will be difficult, passing through Col de Braus, Col de Turini, Col de La Colimiane and Col de La Couillole, which in total add up to around 4,500 meters of altitude and 132 kilometers . In addition, the final phase will have a time trial that will take you through La Turbie, Col d’Eze and Promenade des Anglais.