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2025 Tour de France Grand Depart Lille

Thu 3rd – Tue 8th July 2025

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5 Nights

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£125 GBP

Grand Depart of the 2025 Tour de France in Lille and Northern France with Sportive Breaks

Pre-book your space on the 2025 Tour de France Grand Depart tour now for £125 with our refund guarantee.

In 2025, the Tour de France will have its ‘Grand Depart’ in and around Lille. The race for Yellow will start on Saturday 5th July 2025 in the city of Lille. Lille has a long history with the Tour de France and with cycling in general. Every year one of the biggest races in the pro cycling calendar and the Queen of the Classics, Paris Roubaix finishes in Roubaix which is close to Lille.

The stages of the 2025 Grand Depart

  • Saturday 5 July : STAGE 1 Lille Métropole > Lille Métropole
  • Sunday 6 July : STAGE 2 Lauwin-Planque > Boulogne-sur-Mer
  • Monday 7 July : STAGE 3 Valenciennes > Dunkerque
  • Tuesday 8 July : STAGE 4 Amiens Métropole > TBC

Our Tour

Our tour starts in Lille on Thursday 3rd of July so we can watch the team presentation. You will then be able to ride some of the routes whilst following the race. You will experience the race from the roadside, ride on some of the local roads (including cobbles) and enjoy the fantastic French cuisine.

More information is coming soon but you can pre-register for our tour now for £125 per person and guarantee your place when we launch our tour.

Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking.

Watch 4 Stages LIVE: Witness the excitement of the team presentation and 3 stages LIVE!

Premium 4* accommodation : In the heart of all the action including breakfast and dinner daily

Spectator and rider friendly: Explore the cycling roads this part of France has to offer and indulge in its amazing cuisine.

What's Included?

Accommodation

4* hotel with excellent stage access

Included meals

Breakfast and evening meal included

Transfer

Airport return transfers from Brussels airport or Lille Eurostar station

Mechanic

Mechanic and vehicle support for the tour

Guided Rides

Daily ride options from experienced local guides

Additional Extras

Bike Rental – Available at a supplement

2025 Tour de France Grand Depart

The dates of the 2025 Tour de France are Saturday 5 Jul to Sunday 27 July 2025. This is a week later than in 2024. We already know that the Grand Depart of the 2025 Tour de France is in the Lille area. Stage 1 will start and finish in Lille on 5th July and stages 2 and 3 will start near Lille and will have finishes in Dunkerque and Boulogne sur Mer. Stage 4 starts from Amiens and will lead south to a location that’s still to be decided. The finish of the 2025 Tour de France will be on the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday 27th July after finishing in Nice in 2024.

The rest of the 2025 Tour de France route will be announced at a ceremony in Paris on Wednesday the 15th of October (TBC). Soon after this you will be able to book Tour de France cycling and spectator tours with Sportive Breaks as well as guaranteed entry and hotel packages for the 2025 Etape du Tour weekend.

Pre-book your 2025 place on one of our Tour de France Tours now for £125 with our refund guarantee. – Book Now

After the Tour de France route announcement in October 2024, you will benefit from the following privileges:

  • First pick of our 2025 Tour de France tours
  • Option to cancel with full refund or move to another Sportive Breaks event if you no longer wish to come to the Tour de France

Highlights from the Past Event

Itinerary

Day To Day

Lille

Hotel: TBC (half board basis)

Meals: Dinner at Hotel

Daily Highlights:

  • Watch live the Team Presentations in Lille.
  • Explore the  city of Lille

Today’s Ride: Bike fitting at hotel

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Arrive in Lille, transfer to the hotel, meet and greet in the afternoon at the hotel, we will depart on foot as a group to watch the Team Presentations live.

Details on available transfer options from Brussels airport or Lille Eurostar will follow soon.

Lille

Hotel: TBC
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner at Hotel

Daily Highlights:

  • AM – Ride TBC
  • PM –  Guided city tour of Lille

Today’s Ride: TBC

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Following breakfast we will depart the hotel by bike to ride out to TBC  This will be a great chance to get familiar with your bike and roll out the legs. In the afternoon we will enjoy a guided city tour.

Location TBC

Hotel: TBC (half board basis)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner at Hotel

  • Daily Highlights:
    Watch Stage 1 

Today’s Ride: TBC

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Today the 2024 Tour de France will commence with the stage starting in Lille. We’ll enjoy a leisurely morning before we regroup at the hotel and walk to the start area. Once the race has departed we will head out to start our ride. More details coming soon

Location TBC

Hotel: TBC (half board basis)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner at Hotel

Daily Highlights:

  • Ride the final section of today’s Stage 2
  • Watch Stage 2 live
  • Guided tour of TBC

Today’s Ride: TBC

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We will depart the hotel after breakfast and follow a route where you will ride the last 40km of the Tour de France Stage. We will then be in a great position to see the finish of the race on TBC. 

After the race, we will enjoy a tour of TBC. More details coming soon.

Location TBC Hotel: TBC (half board basis) Meals: Breakfast, Dinner at Hotel Daily Highlights:
  • Watch Stage 3 live
Today’s Ride: TBC __________________________________________________________ We will finish the day with evening meal at the hotel.
Location TBC Depending on your flight time or if you wish to extend your trip an extra night, you could watch stage 4 depart.

More about the event

More details coming soon

The Grand Depart of the 112th edition of the world-famous Tour de France is taking place in Lille and northern France. Lille will be hosting the team presentation and the first stage.

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We know the routes, we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organise everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional feed stops, rep support and more.

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