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Tour de France

Recurring events

The Tour de France is an annual men's multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries. Like the other Grand Tours, it consists of 21 stages over a little more than three weeks.


  • Notable examples 

  • History 

  • Classifications 

  • Stages 

  • Advertising caravan 

  • Politics 

  • The start and finish of the Tour 

  • Broadcasting 

  • Culture 

  • Doping 

  • Deaths 

  • Records and statistics