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Tour de France route announced on Thursday

France 3/Scoop, Oct 24

On Thursday 25 October, the boss of the Tour de France, Christian Prudhomme, will announce the map of the 2019 edition. He will be at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, to announce the final details.

At 11:30, the details should be available on the web.

Will Occitanie be well served?

Information about several major milestones has already been rumoured. A possible 9th stage will be between Saint-Flour and Albi, where the riders will rest one day. A stage could connect Albi and Toulouse with a route through the district of Bagatelle.

In the Pyrenees two major stages are possible - Toulouse / Col du Tourmalet and Tarbes / Foix - Prat d’Albis. In the Languedoc, there’s talk of a 15th stage between Carcassonne with an arrival near Nîmes. Nîmes may be a city for departure and arrival. The Pont-du-Gard may be the starting point of the 17th stage towards Gap.

Click here to see a video of the announcement at 11:30 on Thursday.

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