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Tour de France 2024: Florence, land of flight for a romantic edition


DECRYPTION - For the first time in its history, the Grande Boucle will start from Italy. An aesthetic and nostalgic journey for a 26th departure from abroad.

At the end of the year when memories are classified and resolutions are sketched out, the duel between Jonas Vingegaard and Tadej Pogacar who animated the Tour de France 2022 thrones on the cover of the golden book of cycling and the official book of the Tour of France.

And, already, the competition is projected.

For 2023, everything is ready.

2024 is fading away.

Exquisite sketch.

In Florence, in the prestigious setting of the Uffizi Museum, in the room of the Five Hundred of the Palazzo Vecchio, the organizers of the Grande Boucle have, during a sumptuous ceremony broadcast live on RAI, unveiled this Wednesday the transalpine triptych (1st stage: Florence-Rimini; 2nd stage: Cesenatico-Bologna; 3rd stage: Piacenza-Turin) which will launch the 111th edition, from June 29, 2024.

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The Tour will then experience the 26th big departure from abroad in its history (the 11th since 2007), seventy years after the first, in 1954 in Amsterdam.

The first from Italy (after six flights from the Netherlands, five from Belgium, four from Germany, two from Luxembourg...

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Source: lefigaro

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