Tour de France 2018 Route stage 21: Houilles - Paris

Tour de France 2018 stage 21Sunday, 29 July 2018 - Edition 105 of the Tour de France bids farewell with a traditional flat route. At 116 kilometres, stage 21 travels from Houilles to Paris to conclude with eight laps on the Champs-Élysées.

A Champs-Élysées victory should be on the resume of the greatest sprinters. Mark Cavendish took four stage wins in Paris, yet it’s been five editions since his last win. In 2013 and 2014 Marcel Kittel powered to victory, while another German was fastest in 2015 and 2016: André Greipel. Last year, young gun Dylan Groenewegen bested the field.

The first three riders on the line win time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds. The intermediate sprint (at kilometre 76) does not come with a time bonus.

The 21st stage of the 2018 Tour de France starts at 16:20 and the finish is expected around 19:09 – both local times (scheduled times).

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  • mark

    where would be the best place to stand in paris to watch the final stage with two children in your experience ?

    • Hendrik Eppinga

      that would probably be along the Champs-Élysées. You can see the riders several times if you have a good spot. But it may be crowded.

      Good Luck!

  • kate Rowe

    HI i will be in Paris for the final stage… Where do we find out what time they might arrive into Paris. I will watch for the Rue de Rivoli

    • Hendrik Eppinga

      Hi Kate,
      the exact time is not known yet, but the last few years the finish was in the evening.
      So they may arrive in Paris around 4 or 5 in the afternoon.
      We know more when the official time schedule is published.

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