The edition will begin on Saturday 29 August 107 of the Tour de France There will be important figures of current cycling, who will face each other in a path suitable for climbers and which will run until next September 20.
For this 2020 the test will not have a week of study with flat stages where popular fans have devastated the previous versions and from the earliest stages the title candidates will have to face the mountainous surroundings.
Although flat days will also be decisive, the organizers of the “Grande Boucle” have established thisThe following stages will have the finish line in the mountain passes, where a priori the winner of the ‘Maillot jaune’ would be defined.
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The first mountain event of the Tour de France will be in the fourth stage on 1 September, which will start in Sisteron and finish in Orcières-Merlette.
This day will have a total distance of 160.5 kilometers with five mountain passes distributed as follows: three of the third category, a fourth and the last first category port at the finish.
Just this climb of the Orcierés-Merlette has a distance of 7.1 kilometers with an average elevation gain of 6.7% and a maximum height of 1825 meters.