Tour de France 2011 – Is it worth it? Yes it is! The kids will LOVE it!
The 98th Tour de France will start on July 2nd at Passage du Gois, in the Vendée, a tidal causeway to the Island of Noirmoutier; it will then transit via Britanny, Normandy, the Loire Valley, the Centre, Auvergne and the Midi Pyrenees, before crossing to the Alps and heading slowly back north. Mountain stages will take place in the Auvergne (probable ascent of the Puy Mary) the Pyrenees, and the Alps the race will finish in Paris, 3,471 km later, on July 24th on the Champs Elysées.