Utrecht – Start of 2015 Tour de France
The 2015 Tour de France will start off in Utrecht on 1 – 5 July 2015. The Grand Départ spectacular is the festive start of the famous French cycling race, which is biggest annually recurring sports event in the world. For four days the city of Utrecht will turn yellow, giving residents, tourists and visitors the unique chance to be part of the Tour de France race action.
Highlights – Tour de France 2015 start in Utrecht
- Come see the peleton team presentation on Thursday July 2nd 2015 at Lepenburg park.
- The first stage of the Tour de France 2015 will start in Utrecht on Saturday July 4th 2015 and will be an individual time trial of 13.7 kilometres.
- The starting signal for the second stage, with at least 32 kilometres winding its way through the city of Utrecht, will be on Sunday July 5th 2015.
- For the full programme see the official Utrecht 2015 site
Seeing as the Dutch are cycling mad and Utrecht and its surrounding countryside is blessed with stunning scenery, what better place to watch the start of the 2015 Tour de France? Book your accommodation in Utrecht today!