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Tour de France Statistics:

Dates, Stages, Average Speed, Length, Number of Entrants and Finishers

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Here is a listing of the dates of each Tour with the starting (until 1952, it was always Paris) and finishing city (always Paris), the total length of each Tour, number of stages, the number of entrants and finishers as well as the winner's average speed over the entire Tour.

Click on any highlighted year for much more information about that Tour

The distances and average speeds for pre-World War I Tour are very inexact. Back then stage lengths were often estimated.

Tour de France Winners, Podium and Times as well as links to all other Tour de France information on our site

Other competitions (points, KOM, green jersey, team classification)

No Tours were held from 1915-1918 and 1940-1946.

Year
And Dates

Starting and
finishing cities

length, Kms

Number of stages

Winner's Average Speed
Kms/Hr

Entrants

Finishers

1903
July 1-July 21
Paris - Paris
2,428
6
25.679
60
21
1904
July 2-July 24
Paris - Paris 2,420 6 25.265 88 27
1905
July 9-July 20
Paris - Paris 2,994 11 27.107 60 24
1906
July 4-July29
Paris - Paris 4,545 13 24.463 82 14
1907
July 8-August 4
Paris - Paris 4,488 14 28.470 93 33
1908
July 13-August 9
Paris - Paris 4,488 14 28.740 112 36
1909
July 5-August 1
Paris - Paris 4,497 14 28.658 150 55
1910
July 3-July31
Paris - Paris 4,737 kms 15 stages 29,099 km/hr 110 41
1911
July 2-July30
Paris - Paris 5,344 15 27,322 84 28
1912
June 30-July 28
Paris - Paris 5,289 15 27.763 131 41
1913
June 29-July 27
Paris - Paris 5,287 15 26.715 140 25
1914
June 28-July 26
Paris - Paris 5,380 15 26.835 145 54
1919
June 29-July 27
Paris - Paris 5,560 15 24.056
(Slowest Tour ever)
69 10
(Lowest ever)
1920
June 27-July 28
Paris - Paris 5,503 kms 15 stages 24.072 km/hr 113 22
1921
June 26-July 24
Paris - Paris 5,485 15 24.724 123 38
1922
June 25-July 23
Paris - Paris 5,375 15 24.196 121 38
1923
June 24-July 22
Paris - Paris 5,386 15 24.233 139 48
1924
June 22-Jul 20
Paris - Paris 5,425 15 24.250 157 60
1925
June 21-July19
Paris - Paris 5,440 18 24.820 130 49
1926
June 20-July18
Evian - Paris 5,745 17 24.275 126 41
1927
June 19-July 27
Paris - Paris 5,340 24 27.224 142 39
1928
June 17-July 15
Paris - Paris 5,476 22 28.400 162 41
1929
June 30-July 28
Paris - Paris 5,257 22 28.319 155 60
1930
July 2 -July 27
Paris - Paris 4,822 kms 21 stages 28.000 km/hr 100 59
1931
June 30-July 26
Paris - Paris 5,091 24 28.735 81 35
1932
July 6-July 31
Paris - Paris 4,479 21 29.047 80 57
1933
June 27-July 23
Paris - Paris 4,395 23 29.818 80 40
1934
July 3-July 29
Paris - Paris 4,470 23 30.360 60 39
1935
July 4-July 28
Paris - Paris 4,338 21 30.650 93 46
1936
July 7-August 2
Paris - Paris 4,418 21
+ 6 half-stages
31.108 90 43
1937
June 30-July 25
Paris - Paris 4,415 20
+ 11 half-stages
31.768 98 46
1938
July 5-
July 31
Paris - Paris 4,694 21
+ 6 half-stages
31.565 96 55
1939
July 10-July 30
Paris - Paris 4,224 18
+ 10 half-stages
31.986 79 49
1947
June 25-July 30
Paris - Paris 4,640 21 31.412 99 53
1948
June 30-July 25
Paris - Paris 4,922 21 33.442 120 44
1949
June 30-July24
Paris - Paris 4,808 21 32.121 120 55
1950
July 13-August 7
Paris - Paris 4,773 kms 22 stages 32.778 kms/hr 116 51
1951
July 4-July29
Metz - Paris 4,690 24 32.949 123 66
1952
June 25-July 19
Brest - Paris 4,898 23 32.233 122 78
1953
July 3-July 26
Strasbourg -
Paris
4,476 22 34.593 119 76
1954
July 8-August 1
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
-Paris
4,656 23 33.229 110 69
1955
July 7-July 30
Le Havre - Paris 4,495 22 34.446 130 69
1956
July 5-July 28
Reims - Paris 4,498 22 36.268 120 88
1957
June 27-July20
Nantes - Paris 4,665 22 34.520 120 56
1958
June 26-July 19
Brussels
-Paris
4,319 24 36.919 120 78
1959
June 25-July 18
Mulhouse - Paris 4,391 22 35.474 120 65
1960
June 27-July 17
Lille - Paris 4,173 kms 22 stages 37.210 km/hr 128 81
1961
June 26 - July 16
Rouen - Paris 4,397 21 36.033 132 72
1962
June 25-July 15
Nancy - Paris 4,274 22 37.317 150 94
1963
June 23-July 14
Paris - Paris 4,137 21 37.092 130 76
1964
June 22-July 12
Rennes - Paris 4,504 22 35.419 132 81
1965
June 22 - July 14
Cologne (Germany)-
Paris
4,177 22 35.886 130 96
1966
June 21-July 14
Nancy - Paris 4,322 22 36.760 130 82
1967
June 29-July 23
Angers - Paris 4,758 22 34.756 130 88
1968
June 27-July 21
Vittel - Paris 4,492 22 33.556 110 88
1969
June 28-July 20
Roubaix - Paris 4,117 22 35.409 130 86
1970
June 27-July 19
Limoges - Paris 4,254 kms 23 stages 35.589 km/hr 150 100
1971
June 26-July 18
Mulhouse - Paris 3,608 25 38.084 130 94
1972
July 1-July 23
Angers - Paris 3,846 20 35.514 132 88
1973
June 30-July 22
Scheveningen (Netherlands)-
Paris
4,090 20 33.407 132 87
1974
June 27-July 21
Brest - Paris 4,098 22 35.241 130 105
1975
June 26-July 20
Charleroi - Paris 3,999 22 34.906 140 86
1976
June 24-July 18
St. Jean de
Monts - Paris
4,016 22 34.518 130 87
1977
June 20-July 24
Fleurence - Paris 4,092 22 35.419 100 53
1978
June 29-July 23
Leiden (Netherlands)-Paris 3,914 22 36.084 110 78
1979
June 27-July 22
Fleurence - Paris 3,720 24 36.513 150 90
1980
June 26-July 21
Frankfurt (Germany) -
Paris
3,946 kms 22 stages 35.144 km/hr 130 85
1981
June 25-July 19
Nice - Paris 3,757 24 38.960 150 121
1982
July 2-July 25
Basel (Switzerland) - Paris 3,512 21 38.059 169 125
1983
July 1-July 24
Fontenay-sous-Bois - Paris 3,962 22 36.230 140 88
1984
June 29-July 22
Montreuil - Paris 4,021 23 35.882 170 124
1985
June 28-July 21
Plumelec - Paris 4,127 22 36.232 180 144
1986
July 4-July 27
Boulogne-Billancourt -
Paris
4,083 23 37.020 210 132
1987
July 1-July 26
West Berlin
(Germany) -
Paris
4,231 25 36.645 207 135
1988
July 4-July24
Pornichet - Paris 3,286 22 38.909 198 151
1989
July 1-July23
Luxembourg -
Paris
3,285 21 37.487 198 138
1990
June 30-July 22
Furturoscope - Paris 3,504 kms 21 stages 38.261 km/hr 198 156
1991
July 6-July 28
Lyon - Paris 3,914 22 38.747 198 158
1992
July 4-July 26
San Sebastian
(Spain) - Paris
3,983 21 39.504 198 130
1993
July 3-July 25
Le Puy de Fou - Paris 3,714 20 38.709 180 136
1994
July 2-July 24
Lille - Paris 3,978 21 38.383 189 117
1995
July 1-July 23
St. Brieuc - Paris 3,653 20 39.193 189 115
1996
June 29-July 21
's-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) - Paris 3,907 21 39.227 189 129
1997
July 5-July 27
Rouen - Paris 3,950 21 39.230 198 139
1998
July 11-August 2
Dublin (Ireland)
- Paris
3,875 21 39.983 189 96
1999
July 3-July 25
Le Puy de Fou - Paris 3,686 20 40.273 180 141
2000
July 1-July 23
Futuroscope -
Paris
3,662 kms 21 stages 39.556 km/hr 180 128
2001
July 7 - July 29
Dunkirk - Paris 3,446 20 40.02 189 144
2002
July 7-July 29
Luxembourg -
Paris
3,282 20 39.93 189 153
2003
July 25-July 27
Paris- Paris 3,427 20 40.940 189 147
2004
July 3-July 25
Liege (Belgium)
- Paris
3,391.1 20 40.553 188 147
2005
July 2 - July 24
Fromentine -
Paris
3,608 21 41.654 189 155
2006
July 21 - July 23
Strasbourg -
Paris
3,657.1 20 40.781 176 139
2007
July 7 - July 29
London - Paris 3,547 20 38.98 189 141
2008
July 5 - July 27
Brest - Paris 3,559.5 21 40.50 180 145
2009
July 4 - July 26
 
Monaco - Paris 3,459.5 21 40.31 180 156
2010
July 3 -
July 25
Rotterdam - Paris 3,641.9 20
plus prologue
39.585 197 170
2011
July2-
July 24
Le Barre de Monts - Paris 3,430 21 39.788 198 167
2012
June 30-
July 22

Liège - Paris 3,488 20 plus prologue 39.83 198 153
2013
June 29-
July 21

Porto Vecchio, Corsica - Paris 4.403.5 21 40.545 km/hr 198 169
2014
July 5-
July 27
Leeds, UK -
Paris
3,660.5 21 40.69
km/hr
198 164