This is a city map of Paris, France. It shows the route of the Tour de France cycling tournament if its route never left the French capital city.
As the name suggests, the tournament, also known as Le Tour, takes the bikers throughout the country in a span of three weeks.
The map above, however, is a hypothetical Le Tour route, depicting the bike-friendly route throughout the capital.
Read on these books for more of the history of this famed cycling cup:
- The Official History of the Tour de France
- The First Tour de France: Sixty Cyclists and Nineteen Days of Daring on the Road to Paris
- Speed Read Tour de France: The History, Strategies and Intrigue Behind the World’s Greatest Bicycle Race
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