The Tour de France climaxes on the Champs-Élysées
Categories : Events, published on : 7/1/23
For 120 years, the Tour de France has fascinated sports fans well beyond the borders of France. Against the clock, breakaways, out of category passes and spectacular crashes punctuate the three weeks of racing. And it all culminates in Paris for the last stage. During your stay at the Chess Hotel, you can be on hand for this thrilling sporting event. This year, the arrival of the competitors in Paris is set for July 23rd.
One of the world’s most prestigious sports competitions
The Tour de France is the third most watched sports competition in the world, and this is certainly not by chance. The beauty of the locations where it takes place, the passionate commitment of the riders, and the sheer sporting challenge of each stage make it an epic saga full of twists and thrills. In fact, the Tour de France has created various family traditions, from the Tour Caravan party to afternoons together in front of the television. It’s kind of like a Proust madeleine.
Your Tour de France in Paris
The 21st and final stage of the Tour de France is not an insurmountable sporting challenge as it has low elevation and reasonable distance. It is, however, highly symbolic. For the riders, the joy of completing the course is combined with the pride of crossing the finish line in the prestigious setting of the Champs-Élysées. For the spectators, the excitement of the peloton racing through the streets of Paris gives the capital real buzz. Stay at the Chess Hotel, not far from the Champs-Élysées, and you can be present for this great occasion.
Take advantage of this last arrival of the Tour de France on the Champs-Élysées before the Paris 2024 Olympic Games celebrations begin. Whether or not you are passionate about cycling, the spectacle remains thrilling. Experience all the emotions of the climax of the Tour de France live in Paris!
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