Tour de France to start from Bilbao in 2023


Tour de France to start from Bilbao in 2023
Cycling - Tour de France - The 128-km Stage 21 from Rambouillet to Paris Champs-Elysees - July 28, 2019 - BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia, winner of the points classification's green jersey, and Team INEOS rider Egan Bernal of Colombia, winner of the overall leader's yellow jersey and the white jersey for best young rider, celebrate on the podium. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

In Summary

  • The 2023 Tour de France will set off from Bilbao, marking the sixth time in 10 editions that the world’s most famous cycling race starts outside France, its organisers said on Friday
  • The opening two stages will be held in the Basque country, where the Tour also began in 1992, when it rolled out from San Sebastian

The 2023 Tour de France will set off from Bilbao, marking the sixth time in 10 editions that the world’s most famous cycling race starts outside France, its organisers said on Friday.

The opening two stages will be held in the Basque country, where the Tour also began in 1992, when it rolled out from San Sebastian.

Since marking its “Grand Depart” in Yorkshire in Britain in 2015, the Tour has started in Utrecht in the Netherlands (2015), Duesseldorf in Germany (2017) as well as in Brussels (2019), and next year it will set out from Copenhagen.

This year’s race will set off in home territory, beginning in Nice on June 26.

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