Start time, dates, live stream, route, how to watch, TV coverage, highlights


The Tour de France 2020 starts from Saturday August 29 to September 20. The three-week cycling event was originally scheduled to take place from June 27 to July 19, but has been postponed due to the pandemic. This year marks the 107e edition of the event and the first time since the end of World War II that the race does not take place in July. The 2020 Tour also includes 12 new sites and stage cities indicated by an asterisk in the list of the Tour de France 2020 program below.

2020 Tour de France Key Information

When does the Tour de France 2020 take place? What time does coverage start?

The 2020 Tour de France will take place from August 29 to September 29. 20. Coverage of Stage 5 begins at 7:00 am ET on NBCSN and at 7:00 am ET on NBC Sports Gold. Click here for the start times for the rest of the 2020 Tour de France.

How to watch the tour?

Fans can watch the entire event on NBC Sports Gold (more info here), allowing you to see every stage live, ad-free and on demand. Subscribers can also access interactive maps and get exclusive live feeds from alternate camera angles. The event can also be seen on NBCSN. Click here for a full live broadcast and TV schedule. Plus, check back for extended highlights from each stage here and on

Peacock Premium, available for $ 4.99 per month, will also provide live streaming coverage of each stage of the Tour de France 2020.

How long does the event last?

The Tour de France 2020 lasts 23 days. There will be one disputed stage per day and two days off. The first day of rest is September 7 (between steps 9 and 10) and the second will be September 14 (between steps 15 and 16).

How many runners?

There will be a total of 176 runners. There will be 22 teams with 8 riders per team.

How many steps?

There are 21 stages: 9 flat, 3 hilly, 8 mountain stages and 1 individual time trial.

What is the program and itinerary of the Tour de France 2020?

Step Date Start finish Distance Terrain
1 August 29 Nice Middle Country Pleasant About 156 km Plat
2 August 30 Nice High Country Pleasant About 187 km Mountain
3 August 31 Pleasant Sisteron About 198 km Plat
4 September 1 Sisteron Orcières-Merlette About 157 km Hilly
5 September 2 Difference Privas About 183 km Plat
6 September 3 The part * Mont Aigoual * About 191 km Hilly
7 September 4 Millau Lavaur About 168 km Hilly
8 September 5 Cazères-sur-Garonne * Loudenvielle 140 km Mountain
9 September 6 Pau Laruns 154 kilometers Mountain

September 7 – Rest day

dix September 8 The Château d’Oléron Ile de Re Saint-Martin-de-Re * 170 kilometers Plat
11 September 9 Châtelaillon-Plage * Poitiers About 167 km Plat
12 September 10 Chauvigny * Sarran Corrèze About 218 km Hilly
13 September 11th Châtel-Guyon * Puy Mary Cantal * About 191 km Mountain
14 September 12 Clermont-Ferrand Lyon About 197 km Plat
15 September 13 Lyon Grand Colombier * About 175 km Mountain

September 14 – Rest day

16 September 15th La Tour-du-Pin Villard-de-Lans 164 kilometers Mountain
17 September 16 Grenoble Col de la Loze About 168 km Mountain
18 September 17 Méribel La-Roche-sur-Foron * About 168 km Mountain
19 September 18 Bourg-en-Bresse Champagnole 160 km Plat
20 September 19 Lure* Board of Beautiful Girls 36 kilometers Against the watch
21 September 20 Mantes la Jolie* Paris (Champs-Élysées) About 122 km Plat

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How many miles does the Tour de France 2020 make?

The route is 3484 km (2165 mi).

Previous winners

2019 – Egan Bernal

2018 – Geraint Thomas

2017 – Chris Froome

2016 – Chris Froome

2015 – Chris Froome

2014 – Vincenzo Nibali

2013 – Chris Froome

2012 – Bradley Wiggins

2011 – Cadel Evans

2010 – Andy Schleck


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