Cadet residence: book your hotel for the arrival of the Tour de France

Cadet residence: book your hotel for the arrival of the Tour de France

July 3rd, 2023

From July 1, the participants of the famous Tour de France 2023 race will start in Bilbao, in the Basque Country. They will set off in a race in 21 stages, and will end their journey with the traditional arrival on the Champs Élysées. Whether you are a fan of cycling sports or not, such an event is always a must in the summer. So, as not to miss anything of arrival of the Tour de France, remember to book your hotel room at the Cadet residence now.

The beautiful history of the Tour de France

Originally, the Tour de France was a cycling sporting event which was created for purely marketing purposes. This is Henri Desgrange, former cyclist and director of the newspaper l’Auto, who decides to launch this competition in order to boost sales of his daily newspaper.

The Tour de France was then an immediate success, and became one of the most popular sporting events in France. And despite the controversies (doping, cheating…) that have marked the life of the tour for 120 years, the cyclists will take part this year in the 110th edition of the Tour de France.

Initially, runners ran individually or for a brand, before competing in national teams from 1930. It was at this same time that spectators saw the famous publicity caravans appear, to compensate for the loss of financial resources provided by brand teams. This will hold until the 1960s, when the brand teams will reform. There publicity caravan, meanwhile, will remain a major event in the animation of the Tour across France.

The Tour de France 2023

This year, the Tour de France is marked by the great return of the stage to Puy de Dôme, but also by and departure in the Basque Country. But what will surprise the regulars above all is the large number of mountainous stages, and above all the fact that this year there will only be only one time trial, over only 22 km.

This year 2023 promises to be particularly difficult for cyclists, and the leading cyclists will very quickly stand out, especially after the first 3 stages in the Basque Country, and from the 5th stage, in the Pyrenees.

The first week will end in the Puy-de-Dôme, absent from the course for ten years. The second week will be marked by hilly stages which promise to be difficult, but also by the traditional stages in the Alps. Finally, the third week will begin with the time trial, before attacking the Vosges, and finish on the Champs-Élysées.

The last stage of the Tour de France 2023

The last stage of the Tour de France is often one of the most anticipated, because it puts an end to 3 weeks of exploits and intensive efforts, and ends with a nice party.

Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines: the starting town of the last stage

On this July 23, 2023, it is Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines that the riders will start the last stage of the lap. Before hosting the 2024 Olympic Games for BMX and track events, the velodrome in the city of Yvelines will first welcome the cyclists of the 110th edition of the Tour de France for the 21st and final stage. They will set off in the direction of Paris, for a 115 km flat stage. Nothing complicated for this day, if not the fatigue accumulated for 3 weeks, and the excitement of finally ending this fantastic journey followed by spectators from all over the world.

The arrival of the Tour de France at the Champs Élysées

If the stages and the starting city of the Tour de France change every year, there is one thing that is not about to change, and that is the arrival on the Champs Elysées. It must be said that this has been the case since the 22nd edition of the tour, in other words, since 1975. At the time, the winner even received his yellow jersey from the hand of the President of the Republic. Since then, this tradition has been lost, but it is now the Patrouille de France that flies over the most beautiful avenue in the world when the runners arrive, and has been since 2013.

This final key stage of the Tour de France is one of the flat stages particularly appreciated by sprinters. But it is not the simplest, because the cobblestones of the Avenue des Champs Élysées complicate things, especially in rainy weather.

yes the arrival of the first runners arouses the joy of the spectators, the event continues until the arrival of the red lantern, and ends with a popular festival to be noted with a white stone in the sports calendar.

Cadet Residence: your hotel to enjoy the arrival of the Tour de France 2023

You don’t want to miss anything arrival of the Tour de France 2023 ? Book now your hotel room at the Cadet residence, in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. You can reach the Champs Elysées in less than 20 minutes by metro, while enjoying an independent and fully equipped apartment or studio.

You will stay in a spacious and comfortable room in the heart of Paris, and will be able to serenely enjoy this festive day. It is also an opportunity to visit all the most beautiful monuments of the capital.The Tour de France is an unmissable sporting event in July, and for watch the arrival of the cyclists live on the avenue des Champs Élysées, next July 23, do not hesitate to book your room now at the Cadet residence.

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