The Tour de France

Discussion in 'Continental Touring' started by Don Madge, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. Don Madge

    Don Madge Funster

    Aug 27, 2007
    East Yorks
    This year's tour starts in Brest on Saturday 5th July and for the first time since 1967, there will be no prologue to begin the battle.:Smile:

    The Tour finishes in Paris on Sunday 27th July. :Sad:

    If you are touring France in July check the tour route or you could be in
    for some long waits.:Eeek: :cry:

    For those who have not been caught-up in the Le Tour before, the Gendarmes
    close a rolling section of the road some 4 hrs before the riders come
    through, so a long wait if you need to get somewhere.

    For those who have seen it - whether planned or not - it is quite a sight,
    and everything, I mean everything takes a back seat where the Tour comes

    On some of the more popular mountain stages motorhomes are parked up 2/3 days before the tour is due. :Eeek:

    This link will give you the full course details.
    Tour de France 2008 - The Tour 2008

    Safe travelling


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