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Blog - Tour de France 2016

all information about the Tour de France in 2016 which will take place from Saturday 2 till Sunday 24 July 2016

  • Added: saturday 04 October 2014 at 15:24:00

    The Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2016 in the La Manche department? The region confirms, but ...

    The Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2016 in the La Manche department? The region confirms, but ...The rumours has been going around since quite some time already: the Tour de France 2016 could have its Grand Départ in the La Manche departement. Candidate since 2011 for the organisation of the Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2017, Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) would have asked the French department to organise this start one year earlier, in 2016.

    The Basse-Normandie region now already confirms this Grand Départ, but .. the La Manche department denies this!

    The candidature of La Manche

    La Manche has been a candidate to organise a Grand Départ of the Tour de France since 2011 already!

    Indeed, at that time, Jean-François Legrand, president of the Conseil Général de La Manche, sent an application to ASO for ... the organisation of a stage in 2013 and for the Grand Départ ...

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