Tour de France 2018 TV Coverage

 

Tour de France 2018 TV Coverage

Tour de France 2016 TV Coverage

The Tour de France is an annual bicycle race that covers more than 3,500 kilometres (2,200mi) throughout France and a bordering country. The race usually lasts 23 days and attracts cyclists from around the world. The race is broken down into day-long segments, called stages. Individual times to finish each stage are totalled to determine the overall winner for the race. The rider with the least elapsed time each day wears a yellow jersey. The course changes every year but it has always finished in Paris. There are similar races in Italy and Spain but the Tour de France is the oldest, the most prestigious and the best known.

 

Tour de France 2018 TV Coverage – UK TV Coverage of the Tour de France

The Tour de France will be broadcast on ITV (mainly on ITV4) with many of the stages live

ITV4 is available for free on Freeview, cable and satellite systems. ITV4 HD is available via satellite with a Sky HD TV subscription
package.

Eurosport (and Eurosport HD) will be covering all stages live. The Tour de France will be shown live on ITV4 and British Eurosport, with a comprehensive package of television coverage for British viewers.

British Eurosport’s coverage comprises of live action footage, plus an edited highlights show each evening.

British Eurosport is available on cable and satellite systems. It requires a Sky subscription on satellite TV.

British Eurosport HD is available the Sky HD satellite systems. It requires a Sky HD subscription.

 

Tour de France 2018 TV Coverage – Spanish TV Coverage of the Tour de France

Spanish TV channels will also be covering Le Tour – normally TVE 1, 2, and Teledeporte. These all available for free.

 

The 2018 Tour de France route

Running from Saturday July 7th to Sunday July 29th 2018, the 105th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,329 kilometres.

  • 8 flat stages
  • 5 hilly stages
  • 6 mountain stages and 3 altitude finishes
    (La Rosière, Alpe d’Huez, Saint-Lary-Soulan col de Portet)
  • 1 individual time-trial
  • 1 team time-trial
  • 2 rest days

 

STAGE TYPE DATE START AND FINISH DISTANCE
1  Flat Saturday, July 7, 2018 Noirmoutier-en-l’Île / Fontenay-le-Comte 189 km
2  Flat Sunday, July 8, 2018 Mouilleron-Saint-Germain / La Roche-sur-Yon 183 km
3  Team Time-Trial Monday, July 9, 2018 Cholet / Cholet 35 km
4  Flat Tuesday, July 10, 2018 La Baule / Sarzeau 192 km
5  Hilly Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Lorient / Quimper 203 km
6  Hilly Thursday, July 12, 2018 Brest / Mûr de Bretagne Guerlédan 181 km
7  Flat Friday, July 13, 2018 Fougères / Chartres 231 km
8  Flat Saturday, July 14, 2018 Dreux / Amiens Métropole 181 km
9  Hilly Sunday, July 15, 2018 Arras Citadelle / Roubaix 154 km
 Rest Day Monday, July 16, 2018 Annecy
10  Mountain Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Annecy / Le Grand-Bornand 159 km
11  Mountain Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Albertville / La Rosière Espace San Bernardo 108 km
12  Mountain Thursday, July 19, 2018 Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs / Alpe d’Huez 175 km
13  Flat Friday, July 20, 2018 Bourg d’Oisans / Valence 169 km
14  Hilly Saturday, July 21, 2018 Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux / Mende 187 km
15  Hilly Sunday, July 22, 2018 Millau / Carcassonne 181 km
 Rest Day Monday, July 23, 2018 Carcassonne
16  Mountain Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Carcassonne / Bagnères-de-Luchon 218 km
17  Mountain Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Bagnères-de-Luchon / Saint-Lary-Soulan 65 km
18  Flat Thursday, July 26, 2018 Trie-sur-Baïse / Pau 172 km
19  Mountain Friday, July 27, 2018 Lourdes / Laruns 200 km
20  Individual Time-Trial Saturday, July 28, 2018 Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle / Espelette 31 km
21  Flat Sunday, July 29, 2018 Houilles / Paris Champs-Élysées 115 km

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