Tour de france in Bourg Saint Maurice - Les Arcs
18 and 19 July 2018
On Wednesday 18 July 2018, Bourg Saint Maurice -Les Arcs will be buzzing as the 11th stage of the Tour de France omes to town.
On Thursday 19 July 2018, the town will host the start of the 12th stage of the Tour de France !
Following the official announcement of the route of the 2018 event by Tour director Christian Prudhomme on Tuesday 17 October, Bourg Saint Maurice-les Arcs is to host the grande boucle (big circuit) for the 4th time in its history.
ARC 1950 SWITCHES TO TOUR TIME
Wednesday 18 July :
Concert at the end of the afternoon in the Village square
Thursday 19 July :
From 10.00 a.m. to midday and from 2.00 to 4.00 p.m.: Introduction to BMX in the Village streets:
- Junior BMX Park (aged 4 to 10)
- Pitchoun Bike (aged 2 to 6)
- Introduction to Freestyle with take-off ramp and Air Bag (aged 10 to 77)
From 12.30 and 14.30 p.m.: Freestyle Show (on an Airbag) –Prince des Cimes Footbridge
At 6.00 p.m.: Children’s Dance in the Village square
TWO DEMANDING MOUNTAIN STAGES
• The 11th stage on Wednesday 18 July will start in Albertville then pass successively through Beaufort, the Cormet de Roselend and then Bourg-Saint-Maurice before finishing in La Rosière.
The publicity caravan will be going around the Hauts-Cols roundabout and along the Avenue du Stade from 2.56 p.m. The riders will go through between 4.35 and 4.56 p.m.
• Thursday 19 July, the 12th stage will start in Bourg Saint Maurice -Les Arcs and finish in Alpes d'Huez. A 175 km mountain stage.
From 9.00 a.m., entertainments in the starting area in front of the Co-operative Dairy .
At 12.05 p.m.the stage will start and pass through the town centre.
You can look up Bourg Saint Maurice-les Arcs on the official Tour de France web site: www.letour.fr/fr/etape-12 :
LIST OF TEAMS FOR THE 2018 TOUR DE FRANCE
22 teams will undertake the Tour de France this year : the 18 UCI World Teams and 4 guest teams.
UCI World Teams :
• AG2R La Mondiale (AG2R)
• Astana Pro Team (Kaz)
• Bahrain – Merida (Brn)
• BMC Racing Team (USA)
• Bora – Hansgrohe (All)
• FDJ (Fra)
• Lotto Soudal (Bel)
• Mitchelton- Scott (Aus)
• Movistar Team (Esp)
• Quick-Step Floors (Bel)
• Team Dimension Data (Afs)
• Team EF Education First – Drapac P/B Cannondale (USA)
• Team Katusha – Alpecin (Sui)
• Team Lotto NL – Jumbo (P-B)
• Team Sky (GBR)
• Team Sunweb (All)
• Trek – Segafredo (USA)
• UAE Team Emirates (UAE)
Guest Teams :
• Cofidis, Solutions Crédits (Fra)
• Direct Energie (Fra)
• Team Fortuneo – Samsic (Fra)
• Wanty – Groupe Gobert (Bel)