UCI’s biggest cycling competition of the year is back again for the latest World Tour season. The 110th Tour de France is announced to take place this July in France.
Tour de France 2023 is the 110th edition of the popular French long-running professional cycling competition. The multiple-stage bicycle race competition will be held under the 2023 UCI World Tour calendar.
This year’s event will be participated by 22 professional teams. These include all of the 18 UCI WorldTeams and 4 of the UCI ProTeams. Each team will include 5 to 7 participants. The participants will have to cross over 2,115 miles of distance during the event.
Like every year, the event will feature 21 different stages across France. The competition will start in Basque Country and will conclude in Paris. There will additionally be two rest days for participants.
Additional info related to the schedule, stages, tv, and live stream details of the upcoming Tour de France are listed below.
When will be Tour de France 2023 held?
- Date: Saturday, July 1, 2023
- Time: 05:05 a.m. ET
The latest 3-stage French cycling event of Tour de France is scheduled to initiate on February 17, 2023. The first stage of the race will start this Friday at 05:05 a.m. ET or 11:05 a.m. CET.
Tour de France 2023 Schedule:
|July 1, 2023 – July 23, 2023||21||TBD|
Where will the Cycling event be held?
- Location: France
- Total Distance: 3,404 km (2,115 miles)
Like every year, the Tour De France 2023 will take place in France. The event will start at neighboring Basque Country and will end in Paris. Stages will have a good mixture of flat roads, and hilly mountain routes. Only the 16th stage will be an individual time trial race, which will start at Passy and end at Combloux. The event will cover a total of 3,404 km distance.
Tour de France 2023 Stages:
The stage list and distance of Tour de France is listed below –
|Saturday, July 1, 2023||1||Bilbao||182 km|
|Sunday, July 2, 2023||2||Vitoria-Gasteiz to San Sebastián||209 km|
|Monday, July 3, 2023||3||Amorebieta-Etxano to Bayonne||185 km|
|Tuesday, July 4, 2023||4||Dax to Nogaro||182 km|
|Wednesday, July 5, 2023||5||Pau to Laruns||165 km|
|Thursday, July 6, 2023||6||Tarbes to Cauterets||145 km|
|Friday, July 7, 2023||7||Mont-de-Marsan to Bordeaux||170 km|
|Saturday, July 8, 2023||8||Libourne to Limoges||201 km|
|Sunday, July 9, 2023||9||Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat to Puy de Dôme||184 km|
|Tuesday, July 11, 2023||10||Vulcania to Issoire||167 km|
|Wednesday, July 12, 2023||11||Clermont-Ferrand to Moulins||180 km|
|Thursday, July 13, 2023||12||Roanne to Belleville-en-Beaujolais||166 km|
|Friday, July 14, 2023||13||Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne to Grand Colombier||138 km|
|Saturday, July 15, 2023||14||Annemasse to Portes du Soleil||152 km|
|Sunday, July 16, 2023||15||Portes du Soleil to Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc||180 km|
|Tuesday, July 18, 2023||16||Passy to Combloux||22 km|
|Wednesday, July 19, 2023||17||Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc to Courchevel||166 km|
|Thursday, July 20, 2023||18||Moûtiers to Bourg-en-Bresse||186 km|
|Friday, July 21, 2023||19||Moirans-en-Montagne to Poligny||173 km|
|Saturday, July 22, 2023||20||Belfort to Le Markstein Fellering||133 km|
|Sunday, July 23, 2023||21||Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines to Paris||115 km|
How to watch the Cycling event?
- SBS – Australia
- EuroSport, ITV – UK
- France TV, RTBF – France
Cycling fans in Australia will be able to watch Tour de France 2023 on TV via SBS. It will also be available on TV via both Eurosport 1 and 2 in the United Kingdom. Furthermore, ITV will provide live broadcast and additional highlights of the event on ITV4. In France, France TV will air the complete event with English commentary. For tv broadcast with French commentary, fans will have to tune into RTBF.
How to Live Stream Tour de France 2023?
As a major event of the UCI World Tour, Tour de France 2023 will be available to watch online in most locations. Below are the officially supported streaming platforms and their region of coverage for the upcoming edition of this French professional cycling event –
- Flobikes – Canada
- CCTV, Zhibo TV – China
- Eurosport – Europe
- J Sports – Japan
- ESPN – Latin America
- beIN Sports – Middle East
- Sky Sports – New Zealand
- GCN – Southeast Asia
- Supersport – Sub-Saharan Africa
- Peacock – United States
- Discovery+ – United Kingdom
Fans of other regions will also be able to enjoy the event with VPN services. Sertices such as ExpressVPN and NordVPN are recommended for hassle-free geo-restriction bypassing and better quality. Additionally, Global Cycling Network will provide live stream of the upcoming event for their GCN+ subscribers.