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Cycling-Route for the 2014 Tour de France

Reuters

PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Tour de France organisers unveiled the route for the 2014 race on Wednesday:

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Saturday, July 5* - Stage 1: Leeds to Harrogate, 191 km (flat)

Sunday, July 6* - Stage 2: York to Sheffield, 198 km (hilly)

Monday, July 7* - Stage 3: Cambridge to London, 159 km (flat)

Tuesday, July 8 - Stage 4: Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Lille, 164 km (flat)

Wednesday, July 9 - Stage 5: Ypres (Belgium) to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, 156 km (flat, cobbles)

Thursday, July 10 - Stage 6: Arras to Reims, 194 km (flat)

Friday, July 11 - Stage 7: Epernay to Nancy, 233 km (flat)

Saturday, July 12 - Stage 8: Tomblaine to Gerardmer, 161 km (hilly)

Sunday, July 13 - Stage 9: Gerardmer to Mulhouse, 166 km (hilly)

Monday, July 14 - Stage 10: Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles, 161 km (mountainous, summit finish)

Tuesday, July 15 - Rest day in Besancon

Wednesday, July 16 - Stage 11: Besancon to Oyonnax, 186 km (flat)

Thursday, July 17 - Stage 12: Bourg en Bresse to St Etienne, 183 km (hilly)

Friday, July 18 - Stage 13: St Etienne to Chamrousse, 200 km (mountainous, summit finish)

Saturday, July 19 - Stage 14: Grenoble to Risoul, 177 km (mountainous, summit finish)

Sunday, July 20 - Stage 15: Tallard to Nimes, 222 km (flat)

Monday, July 21 - Rest day in Carcassonne

Tuesday, July 22 - Stage 16: Carcassonne to Bagneres de Luchon, 237 km (mountainous)

Wednesday, July 23 - Stage 17: St Gaudens to St Lary Soulan, 125 km (mountainous, summit finish)

Thursday, July 24 - Stage 18: Pau to Hautacam, 145 km (mountainous, summit finish)

Friday, July 25 - Stage 19: Maubourguet to Bergerac, 208 km (flat)

Saturday, July 26 - Stage 20: Bergerac to Perigueux (flat individual time trial), 54 km

Sunday, July 27 - Stage 21: Evry to Paris, Champs Elysees (flat)

Total distance: 3,656 km

* First three stages being held in England (Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by John O'Brien)

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