tour de france 2014 grand departSaturday, July 5th, the 2014 Tour de France starts in Leeds, England. The closing stage, on July 27th, finishes as per usual on the Champs Elysees in Paris. In the mean-time, riders face a broad mix of terrain including cobbles, sprints, 6 summit finishes and an individual time trial on the penultimate day. (Route maps)

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Tour de France 2014 stage scheme:

Stage Date Start and finish Length Description
1 Sa 5 July Tour de France 2014 Stage 1: Leeds (Eng) – Harrogate (Eng) 191 km flat
2 Su 6 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 2: York (Eng) – Sheffield (Eng) 198 km hilly
3 Mo 7 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 3: Cambridge (Eng)- London (Eng) 159 km flat
4 Tu 8 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 4: Le Touquet – Lille 164 km flat
5 We 8 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 5: Ypres (Bel) – Arenberg / Porte du Hainaut 156 km cobble stones
6 Th 10 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 6: Arras – Reims 194 km flat
7 Fr 11 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 7: Epernay – Nancy 233 km flat
8 Sa 12 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 8: Tomblaine – Gérardmer/La Mauselaine 161 km finish uphill
9 Su 13 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 9: Gérardmer – Mulhouse 166 km flat
10 Mo 14 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 10: Mulhouse – La Planche des Belles Filles 161 km mountains
Tu 15 July rest day
11 We 16 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 11: Besançon – Oyonnax 186 km flat
12 Th 17 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 12: Bourg-en-Bresse – Saint-Etienne 183 km flat
13 Fr 18 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 13: Saint-Etienne – Chamrousse 200 km mountains
14 Sa 19 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 14: Grenoble – Risoul 177 km mountains
15 Su 20 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 15: Tallard – Nîmes 222 km flat
Mo 21 July rest day
16 Tu 22 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 16: Carcassonne – Bagnères-de-Luchon 237 km mountains
17 We 23 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 17: Saint-Gaudens – Pla d’Adet 125 km mountains
18 Th 24 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 18: Pau – Hautacam 145 km mountains
19 Fr 25 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 19: Maubourguet – Bergerac 208 km flat
20 Sa 26 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 20: Bergerac – Périgueux 54 km ITT
21 Su 27 July Tour de France 2014 – Stage 20: Evry – Paris/Champs-Elysées 136 km flat

Tour de France 2014: Images

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Tour de France 2014 Route and stagesThe 2014 route looks like a climber's dream with 6 summit finishes inluded. However, it won't be plain sailing for the mountain goats with some northern classics terrain and a time trial to get through as well. Cylingstage.com presents the complete route.

Tour de France 2014 stage 1 YorkshireSaturday, July 5th - The 101st Tour de France kicks off in the Yorkshire city of Leeds. The stage ends in Harrogate after travelling 191 kilometres. Similar to 2013, a sprinter has the chance to hold the first yellow jersey with the whole UK hoping that the 'Manx Missile' will be that man.

Tour de France 2014 stage 2 Holme MossSunday, July 6th – Stage 2 of the 2014 Tour de France travels from York to Sheffield. The stage of 198 kilometres long and features some touch climbs reminiscent of the Ardennes.

Tour de France 2014 stage 3Monday, July 7th - Stage 3 of the 2014 Tour de France is the last on English soil. 159 kilometres and ending in the capital in the same spot as the 2012 Olympics.

Tour de France 2014 stage 4Tuesday, July 8th marks the first French ride of the 2014 Tour de France. The bunch starts in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage and finish in Lille after 164 flat kilometres.

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Tour de France 2014 Route stage 5: Ypres (B) - Arenberg/Porte Hainaut
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 6: Arras - Reims
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 7: Épernay - Nancy
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 8: Tomblaine - Gérardmer
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 9: Gérardmer - Mulhouse
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 10: Mulhouse - La Planche des Belles Filles
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 11: Besançon - Oyonnax
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 12: Bourg-en-Bresse > Saint-Etienne
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 13: Saint-Etienne – Chamrousse
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 14: Grenoble – Risoul
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 15: Tallard – Nîmes
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 16: Carcassonne – Bagnères-de-Luchon
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 17: Saint-Gaudens – Pla d’Adet
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 18: Pau – Hautacam
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 19: Maubourguet – Bergerac
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 20: Bergerac – Périgueux
Tour de France 2014 Route stage 21: Evry – Paris/Champs-Elysées