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The 2021 Tour de France begins on Saturday, June 26, through Sunday, July 18. This year’s event features 10 new sites and stage cities indicated with an asterisk in the schedule below. Additionally, there will be 2 individual time trials in this year’s Tour. See below for more information, including how to watch, the complete schedule, and more.

2021 Tour de France Key Information

How do I watch the Tour?

Stream all 21 stages of the 2021 Tour de France from start to finish, or watch on-demand on Peacock. Coverage will also be available on NBCSN. Click here for the complete broadcast schedule.

How long is the event?

The 2021 Tour de France is 23 days long. There will be one stage contested per day and two rest days. The first rest day is on July 5 (between stages 9 & 10), and the second will be on July 12 (between stages 15 & 16).

How many riders?

There will be a total of 184 riders. There will be 23 teams with 8 riders per team.

How many stages?

There are 21 stages: 8 flat, 5 hilly, 6 mountain stages, and 2 individual time trials.

What is the 2021 Tour de France schedule and route?

StageTerrainDateStart and FinishDistance
1HillySat. 06/26/2021BREST > LANDERNEAU*197.8 km
2HillySun. 06/27/2021PERROS-GUIREC > MÛR-DE-BRETAGNE GUERLÉDAN183.5 km
3FlatMon. 06/28/2021LORIENT > PONTIVY*182.9 km
4FlatTue. 06/29/2021REDON > FOUGÈRES150.4 km
5Individual Time-TrialWed. 06/30/2021*CHANGÉ > LAVAL ESPACE MAYENNE27.2 km
6FlatThu. 07/01/2021TOURS > CHÂTEAUROUX160.6 km
7HillyFri. 07/02/2021*VIERZON > LE CREUSOT249.1 km
8MountainSat. 07/03/2021OYONNAX > LE GRAND-BORNAND150.8 km
9MountainSun. 07/04/2021CLUSES > TIGNES144.9 km
Rest DayMon. 07/05/2021TIGNES
10FlatTue. 07/06/2021ALBERTVILLE > VALENCE190.7 km
11MountainWed. 07/07/2021*SORGUES > MALAUCÈNE*198.9 km
12FlatThu. 07/08/2021SAINT-PAUL-TROIS-CHÂTEAUX > NÎMES159.4 km
13FlatFri. 07/09/2021NÎMES > CARCASSONNE219.9 km
14HillySat. 07/10/2021CARCASSONNE > QUILLAN*183.7 km
15MountainSun. 07/11/2021*CÉRET > ANDORRE-LA-VIEILLE191.3 km
Rest DayMon. 07/12/2021ANDORRE
16HillyTue. 07/13/2021*PAS DE LA CASE > SAINT-GAUDENS169 km
17MountainWed. 07/14/2021MURET > SAINT-LARY-SOULAN COL DU PORTET178.4 km
18MountainThu. 07/15/2021PAU > LUZ ARDIDEN129.7 km
19FlatFri. 07/16/2021MOURENX > LIBOURNE207 km
20Individual Time-TrialSat. 07/17/2021LIBOURNE > SAINT-EMILION30.8 km
21FlatSun. 07/18/2021*CHATOU > PARIS CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES108.4 km

Click here to see the full map.

How many miles is the 2021 Tour de France?

The route is 3,414 km (approximately 2,121 miles) long.

Previous Winners

  • 2020 – Tadej Pogacar
  • 2019 – Egan Bernal
  • 2018 – Geraint Thomas
  • 2017 – Chris Froome
  • 2016 – Chris Froome
  • 2015 – Chris Froome
  • 2014 – Vincenzo Nibali
  • 2013 – Chris Froome
  • 2012 – Bradley Wiggins
  • 2011 – Cadel Evans
  • 2010 – Andy Schleck

2021 Tour de France: Live stream, schedule, dates, route, how to watch, and more appeared initially on NBCSports.com

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