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2021 Tour de France Schedule

The 2021 Tour de France schedule starts on 26th June 2021 in Brest. The Tour will role out of West Brittany’s major metropolitan area and slowly winds its way across the middle of France. The first time trial of this year’s Tour de France comes on Stage 5 on 30th June 2021. That will shake up the general classification and gives a chance for a time trial specialist to take the yellow jersey. The Alps are reached on 3rd July on Stage 8, presenting the first real major test for the main favourites of the 2021 Tour de France.

3 tough stages and the rest day will be in the Alps before the race heads south towards the Mediterranean Sea. A Tour favourite, Carcassonne with its castle, is reached on 9th July/Stage 12. After which, 5 days in the Pyrenees will do much to settle the general classification. The second rest day comes in the middle of that block, many riders will be able to stay the night at home in Andorra.

Stage 19 sees the 2021 Tour de France schedule bypass Bordeaux in what will be a flat recovery stage before the final time trial on Stage 20. This year’s time trial will be a more conventional one rather than the mountain climb that saw Tadej Pogacar take victory in 2020. A long transfer after the time trial sees riders start from Chatou on the outskirts of Paris. The final stage on the Champs Elysees will be on 18th July 2021.

StageDateStartFinishDistance
126th June 2021BrestLanderneau198km
227th June 2021Perros-GuirecMûr-de-Bretagne Guerlédan183.5km
328th June 2021LorientPontivy183km
429th June 2021RedonFougères150.5km
530th June 2021ChangéLaval Espace Mayenne27.2km
61st July 2021ToursChâteauroux161km
72nd July 2021VierzonLe Creusot249.5km
83rd July 2021OyonnaxLe Grand-Bornand151km
94th July 2021ClusesTignes145km
R5th July 2021RestDay
106th July 2021AlbertvilleValence191km
117th July 2021SorguesMalaucène199km
128th July 2021Saint-Paul-Trois-ChâteauNîmes159.5km
139th July 2021NîmesCarcassonne220km
1410th July 2021CarcassonneQuillan184km
1511th July 2021CéretAndorre-La-Veille191.5km
R12th July 2021RestDay
1613th July 2021Pas de la CaseSaint-Gaudens169km
1714th July 2021MuretSaint-Lary-Soulan Col Du Portet178.5km
1815th July 2021PauLuz Ardiden130km
1916th July 2021MourenxLibourne207km
2017th July 2021LibourneSaint-Emilion30.8km
2118th July 2021ChatouParis Champs-Élysées108.5km

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