Tour the France 2013, cycling’s biggest event route. This year, it will be 100th edition and the slogan is “Le Tour 100: 100% French”. From 29th June to 21st July 2013, 3,479 km route will remain exclusively within France’s borders. The tour will be departed Saturday, June 29th from Corsica, first time in history. Finish will be on Sunday July 21st on Champs-Élysées.

The complete stage list of Tour the France 2013 below:

TYPE DATE START AND FINISH Km
1 Flat Sat. June 29th Porto-Vecchio > Bastia 213.0
2 Mountain Sun. June 30th Bastia > Ajaccio 156.0
3 Hilly Mon. July 1st Ajaccio > Calvi 145.5
4 Team time-trial Tue. July 2nd Nice > Nice 25.0
5 Hilly Wed. July 3rd Cagnes-sur-Mer > Marseille 228.5
6 Flat Thu. July 4th Aix-en-Provence > Montpellier 176.5
7 Hilly Fri. July 5th Montpellier > Albi 205.5
8 Mountain (summit finish) Sat. July 6th Castres > Ax 3 Domaines 194.0
9 Mountain Sun. July 7th Saint-Girons > Bagnères-de-Bigorre 165.0
Rest day Mon. July 8th Saint-Nazaire – Loire-Atlantique
10 Flat Tue. July 9th Saint-Gildas-des-Bois > Saint-Malo 197.0
11 Individual time-trial Wed. July 10th Avranches > Mont-Saint-Michel 33.0
12 Flat Thu. July 11th Fougères > Tours 218.0
13 Flat Fri. July 12th Tours > Saint-Amand-Montrond 173.0
14 Hilly Sat. July 13th Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule > Lyon 191.0
15 Mountain (summit finish) Sun. July 14th Givors > Mont Ventoux 242.0
Rest day Mon. July 15th Vaucluse
16 Hilly Tue. July 16th Vaison-la-Romaine > Gap 168.0
17 Individual time-trial Wed. July 17th Embrun > Chorges 32.0
18 Mountain (summit finish) Thu. July 18th Gap > Alpe-d’Huez 172.5
19 Mountain Fri. July 19th Bourg-d’Oisans > Le Grand-Bornand 204.5
20 Mountain (summit finish) Sat. July 20th Annecy > Annecy-Semnoz 125.0
21 Flat Sun. July 21st Versailles > Paris Champs-Élysées 133.5

STAGES SUMMARY

  • 7 flat stages
  • 5 medium mountain (hilly) stages
  • 6 high mountain stages
  • 2 individual team time-trial stages
  • 1 team time trial stage

DISTINCTIVE ASPECTS OF THE RACE

  • 4 summit finishes: Ax 3 Domaines, Mont Ventoux, Le Grand Bornand and Alpe d’Huez
  • 2 rest days
  • 90 km total time trials, 25 km team time-trial and 65 km individual time-trial (2 stages)

M. Özgür Nevres

I am a software developer, an ex-racing cyclist (at the amateur level) and a science enthusiast. Also an animal lover! I write about cycling on this website, cycling-passion.com. You can check out my social media profiles by clicking on their icons.

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