The 2007 Tour de France: the stages

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PARIS, Oct 26, 2006 (AFP) - Stages in the 2007 Tour de France cycling race following Thursday's unveiling of the route:

PARIS, Oct 26, 2006 (AFP) - Stages in the 2007 Tour de France cycling race following Thursday's unveiling of the route:


July 7: Prologue in Londres, 8km (individual time trial)

July 8: 1st stage London to Canterbury, England, 203km

July 9: 2nd stage Dunkerque to Ghent, Belgium, 167km

July 10: 3rd stage Waregem to Compiegne, Belgium, 236km

July 11: 4th stage Villers-Cotterets to Joigny, 190km

July 12: 5th stage Chablis to Autun, 184km

July 13: 6th stage Semur-en-Auxois to Bourg-en-Bresse, 200km

July 14: 7th stage Bourg-en-Bresse to Le Grand-Bornand, 197km

July 15: 8th stage Le Grand-Bornand to Tignes, 165km

July 16: rest day

July 17: 9th stage Val d'Isère to Briancon, 161km

July 18: 10th stage Tallard to Marseille, 229km

July 19: 11th stage Marseille to Montpellier, 180km

July 20: 12th stage Montpellier to Castres, 179km

July 21: 13th stage Albi to Albi, 54km (individual time trial)

July 22: 14th stage Mazamet to Plateau de Beille, 197km

July 23: 15th stage Foix to Loudenvielle-Le Louron, 196km

July 24: rest day

July 25: 16th stage Orthez to Aubisque, 218km

July 26: 17th stage Pau to Castelsarrasin, 188km

July 27: 18th stage Cahors to Angoulême, 210km

July 28: 19th stage Cognac to Angoulême, 55km (individual time trial)

July 29: 20th stage Marcoussis to Paris Champs-Elysées, 130km

Tour de France 2007 mountain stages with three summit finishes:

Main climbs (stage town in brackets)

Stage 7 (Le Grand-Bornand):

Col de la Colombière, 1613 m (16km at 6.7 percent average gradient)

Stage 8 (Tignes):

Col de Tamie, 907 m (9.5km at four percent)

Cormet de Roselend, 1967 m (19.9km at six percent)

Montée de Hauteville (route du Petit Saint-Bernard), 1639m (15.3km at 4.7 percent)

Montée du Lac (Tignes), 2068 m (17.9km at 5.5 percent)

Stage 9 (Briancon):

Col de l'Iseran, 2770m (15 km at six percent)

Col du Télégraphe, 1566m (12km at 6.7 percent)

Col du Galibier, 2645 m (17.5km at 6.9 percent)

Stage 14 (Plateau de Beille):

Cote de Sarraille, 810m (9km at 5.2 percent)

Port de Pailheres, 2001m (16.8km at 7.2 percent)

Plateau de Beille, 1780m (15.9 km at 7.9 percent)

Stage 15 (Loudenvielle):

Col de Port, 1249 m (11.4km at 5.3 percent)

Col de Portet d'Aspet, 1069 m (5.7km at 6.9 percent)

Col de Mente, 1349m (7km at 8.1 percent)

Port de Bales, 1755m (19.2km at 6.2 percent)

Col de Peyresourde, 1569m (9.7km at 7.8 percent)

Stage 16 (Aubisque):

Col de Larrau, 1573m (14.2km at 8 percent)

Col de la Pierre Saint-Martin, 1760 m (14km at 5.2 percent)

Col de Marie-Blanque, 1035m (9.3km at 7.7 percent)

Col d'Aubisque, 1709m (14km at 6.9 percent)

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