Tour de France 2022 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 2022 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
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 2022 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 2022 Tour de France route
Running from Friday 1st July to Sunday 25th July, the 109th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages
TOTAL: 3 349,8 KM
STAGE TYPE DATE START AND FINISH DISTANCE DETAILS
1 INDIVIDUAL TIME-TRIAL FRI 07/01/2022 COPENHAGUE > COPENHAGUE 13.2 KM
2 FLAT SAT 07/02/2022 ROSKILDE > NYBORG 202.5 KM
3 FLAT SUN 07/03/2022 VEJLE > SØNDERBORG 182 KM
TRANSFER MON 07/04/2022
4 HILLY TUE 07/05/2022 DUNKERQUE > CALAIS 171.5 KM
5 HILLY WED 07/06/2022 LILLE MÉTROPOLE > ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT 157 KM
6 HILLY THU 07/07/2022 BINCHE > LONGWY 220 KM
7 MOUNTAIN FRI 07/08/2022 TOMBLAINE > LA SUPER PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES 176.5 KM
8 HILLY SAT 07/09/2022 DOLE > LAUSANNE 186.5 KM
9 MOUNTAIN SUN 07/10/2022 AIGLE > CHÂTEL LES PORTES DU SOLEIL 193 KM
– REST DAY MON 07/11/2022 MORZINE LES PORTES DU SOLEIL
10 HILLY TUE 07/12/2022 MORZINE LES PORTES DU SOLEIL > MEGÈVE 148.5 KM
11 MOUNTAIN WED 07/13/2022 ALBERTVILLE > COL DU GRANON SERRE CHEVALIER 152 KM
12 MOUNTAIN THU 07/14/2022 BRIANÇON > ALPE D’HUEZ 165.5 KM
13 FLAT FRI 07/15/2022 LE BOURG D’OISANS > SAINT-ÉTIENNE 193 KM
14 HILLY SAT 07/16/2022 SAINT-ÉTIENNE > MENDE 192.5 KM
15 FLAT SUN 07/17/2022 RODEZ > CARCASSONNE 202.5 KM
– REST DAY MON 07/18/2022 CARCASSONNE
16 HILLY TUE 07/19/2022 CARCASSONNE > FOIX 178.5 KM
17 MOUNTAIN WED 07/20/2022 SAINT-GAUDENS > PEYRAGUDES 130 KM
18 MOUNTAIN THU 07/21/2022 LOURDES > HAUTACAM 143.5 KM
19 FLAT FRI 07/22/2022 CASTELNAU-MAGNOAC > CAHORS 188.5 KM
20 INDIVIDUAL TIME-TRIAL SAT 07/23/2022 LACAPELLE-MARIVAL > ROCAMADOUR 40.7 KM
21 FLAT SUN 07/24/2022 PARIS LA DÉFENSE ARENA > PARIS CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES 116 KM
Four countries: Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland and of course France will appear on the Tour map in 2022, the highest number since 2017. Denmark will become the 10th country to host the Grand Départ, and the most northerly in the Tour’s history. In France, the race will visit 8 regions and 29 departments.
There will be 21 stages:
6 flat stages
7 hilly stages
6 mountain stages with 5 summit finishes (La super Planche des Belles Filles, Col du Granon, Alpe d’Huez, Peyragudes, Hautacam)
2 individual time trial stages
2 rest days
1 transfer day