This year, the start of the Tour de France will take place in Copenhagen on Friday July 1st to finish on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday July 24th.
The first three stages of the Tour will take place in Denmark, with a time trial, then two plain courses.
The peloton will then take the direction of Dunkirk for the fourth stage on July 5, before crossing all of France and a few towns in Belgium and Switzerland.
The riders have three days without competition, Monday 4 for the transfer between Denmark and France, then Mondays 11 and 18 to rest.
Follow here at what time and on which channels to watch the start of the Tour de France!
Broadcast of the Tour de France: on which channel to watch the start?
From this Friday, July 1, 4 p.m., you will find the Tour de France riders live on the France 2, France 3, France 4 and
The Eurosport channels have selected consultants Jacky Durand, Steve Chainel and David Moncoutié for you, while Guillaume Di Grazia will be on commentary.
You will be able to enjoy the programs live but also in replay so as not to miss any analysis, reactions and behind the scenes of the competition.
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For their part, the channels of the France TV group also broadcast the stages of the Tour de France every day.
Depending on the schedule, you will have to change channels and go from France 2 to France 3 or France 4. Several programs dedicated to the Tour will also allow you to understand the issues and follow the performances of the cyclists.
Finally, you can enjoy Eurosport and France TV on the medium of your choice and in HD.