As cycling enthusiasts grow in numbers, the Tour de France is becoming an increasingly popular bucket list item for lovers of lycra and lovers of travel alike.
Following the Tour promises to be exhilarating time and offers a live experience like no other. You’ll get to be part of the 100,000 strong crowd at the the finish line of famous legs and you can even join in the rapturous cheering of allez, allez, allez!
The Tour de France race comes to its momentous close in Pars after three glorious weeks. It’s the race that creates international legends in the world of cycling and Parisians come out in the masses to cheer on cycling legends and their favourites.
2017 will see the 104th Tour de France take place between Saturday, 1st July and Sunday 23rd July 27. This year’s course will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3516 kilometres.
Once in Paris, you get to experience the city of lights, romance and culture and tick off bucket list items one by one as you take in the city of Paris and all its glory. Here’s some more ideas on how to make the most of your time.
10 Things to Add to Your Paris Bucket List
- Go to the top of the Eiffel tower
- Take a Seine River Cruise
- Check out the Mona Lisa
- Take a trip to the Palace of Versailles
- Take in the view from the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral
- Listen to buskers at Sacra Coeur
- See an opera or ballet at the Palais Garnier
- Grab an ice cream from Berthillon
- Stroll through Jardin des Tuileries
- Bike ride along the Seine
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