The Tour de France has revealed this Thursday the route of the first stages of its 2025 edition on the occasion of the grand start of the Tour that will take place in the French city of Lille.

The first stage will have a route of 185 kilometers starting and finishing in Lille-Métropole on a route with three hills, Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, Cassel and Mont Noir, but which will not prevent the stage and the first yellow jersey from being awarded. decide, barring major surprise, in a massive sprint.

The second stage of the Tour de France 2025 could make the first differences in the general classification on a long route of 209 kilometers between Lauwin-Planque and the arrival in Boulogne-sur-Mer.

It will be a stage in which the cyclists will ride on broken terrain for much of the stage before entering the last 35 kilometers where the peloton will have to climb the heights of Haut Pichot, Saint-Étienne-au-Mont and Outreau before the final ramp at the finish line of Boulogne-sur-Mer, which was already the end of the stage on the Tour’s last visit in 2012, and all of this with the threat of wind.

The third stage of the 2025 Tour will have a route of 172 kilometers between Valenciennes and Dunkerque on a route where the Côte de Cassel is presented as the great mountainous difficulty on a day in which the wind could be the protagonist with possible fans before the arrival to Dunkirk.

The Tour de France also revealed that the fourth stage of the 2025 edition will start in the city of Amiens on the way to a town whose name has not been revealed. Waiting to see what happens next year, the Tour de France 2025 is taking shape.

Source: Diario AS