Tour de France in Verbier!!!

Running from Saturday July 4th to Sunday July 26th 2009, the 96th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,500 kilometres.

These 21 stages have the following profiles:

  • 10 flat stages,
  • 7 mountain stages,
  • 1 medium mountain stage,
  • 2 individual time-trial stages,
  • 1 team time-trial stage.

 

Distinctive aspects of the race

  • 3 mountain finishes,
  • 2 rest days,
  • 55 kilometres of individual time-trials,
  • 20 Category 1, Category 2 and highest level passes will be climbed.

 

8 new stop-over towns

Brignoles, Gérone (Espagne), Issoudun, Martigny (Suisse), Saint-Fargeau, Tonnerre, vatan, Verbier (Suisse).

 

 

 

 

 

15 High Mountains Sunday 19 July PontarlierVerbier Pontarlier > Verbier 207 km
R Rest Day Monday 20 July Verbier Verbier  
16 High Mountains Tuesday 21 July MartignyBourg-Saint-Maurice Martigny > Bourg-Saint-Maurice 160 km

To find out more about the Tour de France, Click Here

For accommodation in Verbier Click Here or email your requirements at claire_v@independentmountain.com

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