The 2020 Tour de France begins on Saturday, August 29 through September 20. The three-week long cycling event was originally scheduled to take place from June 27 to July 19 but was postponed because of the pandemic. This year marks the 107th edition of the event and the first time since the end of World War II that the race is not taking place in July. The 2020 Tour also features 12 new sites and stage cities indicated with an asterisk in the list for the 2020 Tour de France schedule below.
The 2020 Tour de France will take place from Aug. 29-Sept. 20. Coverage of Stage 13 starts at 6:00 a.m. ET on NBCSN and 5:40 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold. Click here for start times for the rest of the 2020 Tour de France.
Fans can watch the entire event on NBC Sports Gold (more info here), which lets you see every stage live, ad-free and on-demand. Subscribers also can access interactive maps and get exclusive live streams of alternate camera angles. The event also can be seen on NBCSN. Click here for a full live stream and TV schedule. Plus, check back for extended highlights of every stage here and on NBCSports.com.
Peacock Premium, available for $4.99 per month, will also provide live streaming coverage of every stage of the 2020 Tour de France.
The 2020 Tour de France is 23 days long. There will be one stage contested per day and two rest days. The first rest day is on September 7 (between stages 9 & 10) and the second will be on September 14 (between stages 15 & 16).
There will be a total of 176 riders. There will be 22 teams with 8 riders per team.
There are 21 stages: 9 flat, 3 hilly, 8 mountain stages, and 1 individual time trial.
What is the 2020 Tour de France schedule and route?
September 7 – Rest Day
September 14 – Rest Day
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The route is 3,484 km (2,165 mi) long.
2019 – Egan Bernal
2018 – Geraint Thomas
2017 – Chris Froome
2016 – Chris Froome
2015 – Chris Froome
2014 – Vincenzo Nibali
2013 – Chris Froome
2012 – Bradley Wiggins
2011 – Cadel Evans
2010 – Andy Schleck