Tour de France 2013 stage 10 is a 197 km flat stage from Saint-Gildas-des-Bois to Saint-Malo. The course is suitable for pure sprinters, so after the rest day, there will be a great battle for the points of the green jersey.
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Tour de France 2013 stage 10 quick info
- DATE July 09, 2013, Tuesday
- STAGE TYPE Flat
- START-FINISH Saint-Gildas-des-Bois (70 m) > Saint-Malo (0 m)
- LENGTH OF THE COURSE 197 km
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Saint-Gildas-des-Bois is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.
Main sights of Saint-Gildas-des-Bois include:
- Abbey of Saint-Gildas-des-Bois in the 12th century
- Château de la Barillette
- Chapel of the Farm School
- The community of the Sisters of Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
- Calvary of Bernugat
- High schools and Gabriel Deshayes College, establishment offering general and agricultural courses.
- Companion training center for building trades. In line with companionship, the center offers training in building trades (framework, roofing, etc.). The center is attached to the Compagnons du Tour de France movement.
Saint-Malois a walled port city in Brittany in northwestern France on the English Channel. It is a sub-prefecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine.Traditionally with an independent streak, Saint-Malo was in the past notorious for piracy. Today it is a major tourist destination, with many ancient, attractive buildings.
Main sights of Saint-Malo include:
- The walled city (La Ville Intra-Muros)
- The château of Saint-Malo, part of which is now the town museum.
- The Solidor Tower in Saint-Servan is a 14th-century building that holds a collection tracing the history of voyages around Cape Horn. Many scale models, nautical instruments, and objects made by the sailors during their crossing or brought back from foreign ports invoke thoughts of travel aboard extraordinary tall ships at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.
- The tomb of the writer Chateaubriand on the Ile du Grand Bé
- The Petit Bé
- The Cathedral of St. Vincent (Saint-Malo Cathedral)
- The Privateer’s House (“La Demeure de Corsaire”), a ship owner’s townhouse (built in 1725), shows objects from the history of privateering, weaponry, and ship models.
- The Great Aquarium Saint-Malo, one of the major aquaria in France.
- The labyrinthe du Corsaire, (an attraction park in Saint Malo)
- The Pointe de la Varde, Natural Park.
- The City of Alet, in front of Saint-Malo Intra Muros.
- Fort National
- Fort de la Conchée