Tour de Romandie 2017: The Route
The Tour de Romandie is on the pro-cycling calendar from 25 to 30 April. In 2017 the six-day stage race in the south of Switzerland offers two mountain stages, two chrono races, and two chances for sprinters or escapees. Cyclingstage.com brings you the route of the 2017 Tour de Romandie.
The 2017 Tour de Romandie starts in Aigle with a prologue before the 1st stage travels in almost 170 kilometres from Aigle to Champéry. The route leads over four intermediate climbs to a summit finish in Champéry.
Stage 2 runs on rolling roads to a false flat arrival in Bulle, offering chances for fast men, while the 3rd stage is played out on hilly terrain without hindering any sprinter’s ambitions.
Stage 4 is on climbers territory again. The route takes in the the passes Jaunpass, Saanenmöser and Col du Pillon to finish in Leysin after a 4 kilometres closing climb at 7.2%. The Tour de Romandie comes to a halt with a hilly individual time trial in Lausanne.
Nairo Quintana claimed the overall in the 2016 Tour de Romandie, thus succeeding Ilnur Zakarin. Chris Froome took the GC in 2013 and 2014.
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