The 2018 Tour de France will pass just the other side of the border from us on Friday 27 July with the peleton tackling all 4 of the Aspin, Tourmalet, Soulor and Aubisque cols on the same day before a stage finish in Laruns. As the final mountain stage of the Tour this will be the day when we find out who’ll take the yellow jersey so will be a fantastic days racing to see.
Our Valle de Tena Explorer holiday that week will all have an optional trip to see the Tour de France – it’s a great day out. We’ll also be organising a Biescas Cycle Camp that week with the highlights being riding the route a few days before the Tour and a ride to see the race on the Friday.
Read more about the route: http://www.letour.fr/en/stage-19
Valle de Tena Explorer walking holiday: https://www.hikepyrenees.co.uk/guided-walking-holidays/pyrenees-guided-walking-holiday/
There are no miracles in cycling but the start in Lourdes represents a last opportunity to change the general classification by pushing hard on the pedals in a direct confrontation. It’ll be in the frightening Aspin-Tourmalet-Bordères-Soulor-Aubisque sequence that the destiny of the Yellow Jersey co…
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