Tour de France 2020 schedule: Highlights, winner video, route, Stage 21 live stream, TV channel, how to watch, dates

Mary Omatiga
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The 2020 Tour de France begins on Saturday, August 29 through September 20. The three-week long cycling event was originally scheduled to take place from June 27 to July 19 but was postponed because of the pandemic. This year marks the 107th edition of the event and the first time since the end of World War II that the race is not taking place in July. The 2020 Tour also features 12 new sites and stage cities indicated with an asterisk in the list for the 2020 Tour de France schedule below.

2020 Tour de France Key Information

When is the 2020 Tour de France? What time does coverage start?

The 2020 Tour de France will take place from Aug. 29-Sept. 20. Coverage of Stage 21 starts at 9:00 a.m. ET on NBCSN and 9:35 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold. Click here for start times for the rest of the 2020 Tour de France.

How do I watch the tour?

Fans can watch the entire event on NBC Sports Gold (more info here), which lets you see every stage live, ad-free and on-demand. Subscribers also can access interactive maps and get exclusive live streams of alternate camera angles. The event also can be seen on NBCSN. Click here for a full live stream and TV schedule. Plus, check back for extended highlights of every stage here and on NBCSports.com.

Peacock Premium, available for $4.99 per month, will also provide live streaming coverage of every stage of the 2020 Tour de France.

How long is the event?

The 2020 Tour de France is 23 days long. There will be one stage contested per day and two rest days. The first rest day is on September 7 (between stages 9 & 10) and the second will be on September 14 (between stages 15 & 16).

How many riders?

There will be a total of 176 riders. There will be 22 teams with 8 riders per team.

How many stages?

There are 21 stages: 9 flat, 3 hilly, 8 mountain stages, and 1 individual time trial.

What is the 2020 Tour de France schedule and route?

Stage

Date

Start

Finish

Distance

Terrain

1

August 29

Nice Moyen Pays

Nice

156 km

Flat

2

August 30

Nice Haut Pays

Nice

187 km

Mountain

3

August 31

Nice

Sisteron

198 km

Flat

4

September 1

Sisteron

Orcières-Merlette

157 km

Hilly

5

September 2

Gap

Privas

183 km

Flat

6

September 3

Le Teil*

Mont Aigoual*

191 km

Hilly

7

September 4

Millau

Lavaur

168 km

Hilly

8

September 5

Cazères-sur-Garonne*

Loudenvielle

140 km

Mountain

9

September 6

Pau

Laruns

154 km

Mountain

September 7 – Rest Day

10

September 8

The Chateau d’Oleron

Ile de Re Saint-Martin-de-Re*

170 km

Flat

11

September 9

Châtelaillon-Plage*

Poitiers

167 km

Flat

12

September 10

Chauvigny*

Sarran Corrèze

218 km

Hilly

13

September 11

Châtel-Guyon*

Puy Mary Cantal*

191 km

Mountain

14

September 12

Clermont-Ferrand

Lyon

197 km

Flat

15

September 13

Lyon

Grand Colombier*

175 km

Mountain

September 14 – Rest Day

16

September 15

La Tour-du-Pin

Villard-de-Lans

164 km

Mountain

17

September 16

Grenoble

Col de la Loze

168 km

Mountain

18

September 17

Méribel

La-Roche-sur-Foron*

168 km

Mountain

19

September 18

Bourg-en-Bresse

Champagnole

160 km

Flat

20

September 19

Lure*

Planche de Belles Filles

36 km

Time Trial

21

September 20

Mantes-la-Jolie*

Paris (Champs- Élysées)

122 km

Flat

Click here to see the full map

How many miles is the 2020 Tour de France?

The route is 3,484 km (2,165 mi) long.

Previous Winners

2019 – Egan Bernal

2018 – Geraint Thomas

2017 – Chris Froome

2016 – Chris Froome

2015 – Chris Froome

2014 – Vincenzo Nibali

2013 – Chris Froome

2012 – Bradley Wiggins

2011 – Cadel Evans

2010 – Andy Schleck

Tour de France 2020 schedule: Highlights, winner video, route, Stage 21 live stream, TV channel, how to watch, dates originally appeared on NBCSports.com