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A step-by-step overview of the Tour de France 2020 route with profiles, overviews and estimated departure and arrival times (all hours in the East) …

Stage 1 / August. 29: Nice-Nice (156 kilometers)
Start: 8:15 am
Estimated arrival: 11:58 am
Quick overview: The Grant Départ returns to mainland France for the first time since 2008 for three Nice loops, including one covered twice. A day for sprinters.

Stage 2 / August. 30: Nice-Nice (187 km)
Start: 7:20 a.m.
Estimated end: 12:08 pm
Quick overview: A first hour for the first of the eight mountain stages, although the decisive climbs are in the last week of the Tour. Look for a breakaway to bid for the yellow jersey.Tour de France Stage 2 Profile

Stage 3 / August. 31: Nice-Sisteron (199 km)
Start: 6:20 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:17 a.m.
Quick overview: The longest flat stage of the Tour without ascents above the third category. Look for the sprinters.

Tour de France Stage 3 Profile

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Stage 4 / Sept. 1: Sisteron-Orcières-Merlette (160 km
Start: 7:30 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:31 am
Quick View: The first of four top finishes and a chance for the overall contenders to make a good impression.

Tour de France Stage 4 Profile

Stage 5 / Sep 2: Gap-Privas (114 miles)
Start: 7:20 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:29 am
Quick Overview: Gap is a common site for stage finishes, but this year it’s starting Stage 5 where the profile favors sprinters.

Tour de France Stage 5 Profile

Stage 6 / Sept. 3: Le Teil-Mont Aigoual (119 miles)
Start: 6:10 am
Estimated arrival: 11 a.m.
Quick overview: The first three riders above the Col de la Lusette, eight miles from the finish, receive time bonuses.

Tour de France Stage 6 Profile

Stage 7 / Sept. 4: Millau-Lavaur (104 miles)
Start: 7:35 am
Estimated arrival: 11:29 am
Quick view: called flat, but the profile shows the first hills in a windy region for the last stage before two days in the mountains.

Tour de France Stage 7 Profile

Stage 8 / Sept. 5: Cazeres-Sur-Garonne-Loudenvielle (88 miles)
Start: 7:35 am
Estimated arrival: 11:14 am
Quick overview: The first day after climbing the Pyrenees. A descent of five miles before the last flat mile could promote risky descents.

Tour de France Stage 8 Profile

Stage 9 / Sept. 6: Pau-Laruns (95 km)
Start: 6:35 am
Estimated arrival: 10:27 a.m.
Quick overview: The first three runners at the Col de Marie Blanque, the last of the five classified climbs, receive time bonuses before the first day of rest.

Tour de France Stage 9 Profile

Stage 10 / Sept. 8: Ile D’Oleron-Ile de Re (105 miles)
Start: 7.45 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:29 am
Quick overview: for the first time in the history of the Tour, a stage begins and ends on two different islands. On the west coast of France, it is the only stage this year without a categorized climb.

Tour de France Stage 10 Profile

Stage 11 / Sept. 9: Chatelaillon-Plage-Poitiers (165 km)
Start: 7:40 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:28 am
Quick Overview: A simple step through the swamps should produce a sprint winner.

Tour de France Stage 11 Profile

Stage 12 / Sep 10: Chauvigny-Sarran (135 km)
Start: 6 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:11 am
Quick View: Longest stage of the Tour with time bonuses for the first three on the last of the four ranked climbs.

Tour de France Stage 12 Profile

Stage 13 / sept. 11: Chatel-Guyon-Puy Mary (192 kilometers)
Start: 6:05 am
Estimated end: 11:02 a.m.
Quick overview: the longest mountain day of the Tour, with the start of a section of five mountain stages in six stages. End of the summit at the top of an extinct volcano.

Tour de France Stage 13 Profile

Stage 14 / Sep 12: Clermont-Ferrand-Lyon (195 km)
Start: 7:20 a.m.
Estimated end: 11:57 a.m.
Quick Overview: A bit of respite from an otherwise mountainous stretch of days ends in France’s third largest city.

Tour de France Stage 14 Profile

Stage 15 / Sept. 13: Lyon-Grand Colombier (108 miles)
Start: 6:50 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:25 am
Quick overview: Before the second day of rest, climb the Grand Colombier from three different sides. The finish at the top includes a score of 10 percent for the last 400 meters.

Tour de France Stage 15 Profile

Stage 16 / Sept. 15: La Tour-Du-Pin-Villard-De-Lans (102 miles)
Start: 7:20 a.m.
Estimated arrival: 11:36 a.m.
Quick overview: A day in the heart of the Alps. General candidate Primoz Roglic won a stage finish at Col de Porte at the Criterium du Dauphine in August.

Tour de France Stage 16 Profile

Stage 17 / Sep 16: Grenoble-Meribel (170 km)
Start: 6.30am
Estimated arrival: 11:21 am
Quick Look: A more intimidating mountain day, starting at the host site of the 1968 Winter Olympics and ending at a 1992 Olympic downhill ski site, with the Tour’s highest peak finish.

Tour de France Stage 17 Profile

Stage 18 / Sept. 17: Meribel-La Roche-Sur-Foron (109 miles)
Start: 6.30am
Estimated arrival: 11:28 am
Quick Overview: The last mountain stage of the Tour and the last significant opportunity for the race leaders to save time before the individual time trial.

Tour de France Stage 18 Profile

Stage 19 / Sept. 18: Bourg-En-Bresse-Champagnole (103 miles)
Start: 7.45am
Estimated arrival: 11:37 am
Quick overview: Sprinters who have crossed the Pyrenees and Alps in good shape are favored here while the leaders of the GC are ready for the time trial.

Tour de France Stage 19 Profile

Stage 20 / Sept. 19: Lure-La Planche Des Belles Filles (22 miles)
Individual time trial
Start: 7 a.m.
Estimated end: 12:09 pm
Quick view: The last day of the Tour’s competition for the yellow jersey. If it’s close, it’ll be up to who handles the last almost four mile climb best.

Tour de France Stage 20 Profile

Stage 21 / Sept. 20: Mantes-La-Jolie-Paris (76 miles)
Start: 10 a.m.
Estimated end: 12:58 pm
Quick Overview: The ceremonial tour in Paris, almost always a day for sprinters.

Tour de France Stage 21 Profile

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