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Tour de France rescheduled, will be run in September
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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2020 Tour de France rescheduled to run August 29 - September 20

We all knew this was coming and today the Tour organization has made it official. Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 2020 Tour de France will start August 29 and finish in Paris on September 21. So far, the World Championships are still scheduled to run September 20 - 27.

This means the Vuelta and Giro will be held after the Worlds.

The 2020 Tour route remains unchanged, just the dates are different.

Here is our 2020 Tour de France page.

2020 TDF map

Here is the official Tour map. The route remains unchanged. A revised map showing different dates has not yet been released.

Here's the organizer's statement regarding the schedule change:

Tour de France 2020: 29th August to 20th September

Following the President’s address on Monday evening, where large-scale events were banned in France until mid-July as a part of the fight against the spread of COVID-19, the organisers of the Tour de France, in agreement with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), have decided to postpone the Tour de France to Saturday 29th August to Sunday 20th September 2020.

Initially scheduled to take place from the 27th June to the 19th July, the Tour de France will follow the same route, with no changes, from Nice to Paris. Over the last few weeks, there has been constant communication between riders, teams, the organisers as well as other relevant third parties all with the support of the UCI, who are responsible for arranging a new global cycling schedule, in which the Tour de France takes pride of place.

The organisers of the Tour de France are in regular contact with and have reached agreement with all of the different parties involved, from the local communities to the public authorities.

The women’s event, La Course by le Tour de France avec FDJ, which was initially scheduled to take place on the 19th July on the Champs Elysées, will also be postponed to a date that is still to be determined, but it will take place during the Tour de France 2020. Equally, the 30th edition of the Etape du Tour cyclosportive, originally schedule to take place on the 5th July, will be postponed to a date yet to be determined.

We would like to thank all of cycling’s stakeholders, the Tour de France’s partners, its broadcasters as well as all of the local authorities for their reactivity and their support. We all hope that the 2020 Tour de France will help to turn the page on the difficult period that we are currently experiencing

Here is the revised race schedule:

STAGE 1 29-Aug 156 KM  NICE MOYEN PAYS > NICE
STAGE 2 30-Aug 187 KM  NICE HAUT PAYS > NICE
STAGE 3 31-Aug 198 KM NICE > SISTERON
STAGE 4 1-Sep 157 KM SISTERON > ORCIÈRES-MERLETTE
STAGE 5 2-Sep 183 KM GAP > PRIVAS
STAGE 6 3-Sep 191 KM LE TEIL > MONT AIGOUAL
STAGE 7 4-Sep 168 KM MILLAU > LAVAUR
STAGE 8 5-Sep 140 KM CAZÈRES-SUR-GARONNE > LOUDENVIELLE
STAGE 9 6-Sep 154 KM PAU > LARUNS
REST 7-Sep LA CHARENTE-MARITIME
STAGE 10 8-Sep 170 KM ÎLE D'OLÉRON LE CHÂTEAU-D'OLÉRON >
ÎLE DE RÉ SAINT-MARTIN-DE-RÉ
STAGE 11 9-Sep 167 KM CHÂTELAILLON-PLAGE > POITIERS
STAGE 12 10-Sep 218 KM CHAUVIGNY > SARRAN CORRÈZE
STAGE 13 11-Sep 191 KM CHÂTEL-GUYON > PUY MARY CANTAL
STAGE 14 12-Sep 197 KM CLERMONT-FERRAND > LYON
STAGE 15 13-Sep 175 KM LYON > GRAND COLOMBIER
REST 14-Sep ISÈRE
STAGE 16 15-Sep 164 KM LA TOUR-DU-PIN > VILLARD-DE-LANS
STAGE 17 16-Sep 168 KM GRENOBLE > MÉRIBEL COL DE LA LOZE
STAGE 18 17-Sep 168 KM MÉRIBEL > LA ROCHE-SUR-FORON
STAGE 19 18-Sep 160 KM BOURG-EN-BRESSE > CHAMPAGNOLE
STAGE 20 19-Sep 36 KM  LURE > LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES
STAGE 21 20-Sep 122 KM MANTES-LA-JOLIE > PARIS CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES

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