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tdflogosCity of York Council has welcomed the unveiling of the official route of stage 2 of the 2014 Le Grand Départ that will run from York to Sheffield.

The second stage of Le Grand Départ will roll out from York Racecourse at 11am and then take to York’s historic streets. The peloton will ride along some of York’s best known streets and pass landmarks such as The York Minister before the racing starts in earnest when the riders reach the edge of the city. To view a detailed map of the route through the city please download the Tour de France York Route Map (pdf). You can also view a map of the complete route of stage 2.

This area of the website will guide you through the various events, activities and opportunities open to you and your families in York during 2014 and will help you to get ready to celebrate Le Grand Départ of the Tour De France in York, 6 July 2014.

To find out information on York's Spectator Hubs go to www.experiencetherace.com

The Le Tour de France leaflet / brochure guides you through the various events, activities and opportunities open to you and your family in York during 2014 and will help you to get ready to celebrate La Grand Départ of the TDF in York, 6 July 2014.

To book camping and parking in York during the event visit http://letour.york.gov.uk

The Tour in numbers

  • 3.5 billion people watching worldwide
  • 15 million spectators along the route
  • 3600 kilometres (km) covered
  • 2200 vehicles involved
  • 2000 journalists from 35 countries
  • 200 riders taking part
  • 188 viewing countries 
  • 22 teams competing
  • 9 helicopters covering from the air
  • 3 stages in the UK
  • 2 stages in Yorkshire
  • One chance to see the Tour de France in York.

Further information

See the pages below for more information.


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Cycling in York

Find out more about cycling in York

bike raceTour de France education pack

View the Tour de France school’s resource pack - for teachers, community leaders and parents of young people aged from 7 to 14.

tdf route 100x100 The Route

Find out about the route of stage 2 of Le Grand Départ.


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