Then, the climb up the Côte de Mûr de Bretagne (2 km at 6.9% with some passages at 15%), known as the Alpe d’Huez of Britanny and already on the course in 2011, where the finish of stage 8 will take place.
L’ALPE D’HUEZ ON THE PENULTIMATE DAY With its 13.8-km ascent and its famous 21 bends, the real Alpe d’Huez will be the final showdown of the 2015 Tour with the summit finish of stage 20.
A mountain top finish on the eve of the finish on the Champs-Élysées had already occurred in 2009 with the Mont Ventoux and in 2013 at Annecy-Semnoz. is committed to integrating environmental considerations into the organisation of its races: Limiting CO2 emissions; A quality waste management policy for the spectators but also for the organisers and the riders; The promotion of cycling as an alternative, environmentally-friendly means of transport.
- green Jersey – Worn by the leader of the points classification.
- Blue Jersey – Worn by the leader of the climbing classification.
- White Jersey – Worn by the best rider under 23 years of age on the overall classification.
The Tour will then spend two days in Belgium before reaching France.
A MINI PARIS – ROUBAIX Like in 2014, the peloton will have its share of cobbled portions during stage 4 between Seraing and Cambrai.
There will be seven sectors over a distance of 13.3 kilometres.MUR AND MÛR Two final climbs will spice up the first week of racing.First of all, the climb up the Mur de Huy (1.3 km at 9.6%), which is the traditionnal finish of the Flèche Wallonne, where stage 3 will end.The competition started in 1927, although its second edition only occurred in 1931. During World War II the race was cancelled between 19.In 1975 the competition was skipped due to the Carnation Revolution.In the period 1940-1980 the competition was staged over three weeks.