Tour de France 2023 Schedule – start date, route, confirmed stages, teams and riders

The Tour de France undisputedly is one of the most prestigious cycling events in the world. Fans are gearing up for the mega Tour de France 2023 worldwide.

The 110th edition of the Tour de France will be hosted in Bilbao, the largest city in the Basque Country. Total 22 teams will be participating in Tour De France 2023. Out of these 22 team, 18 are UCI WorldTeams that are got direct invite and four are UCI ProTeams.

The Tour De France 2023 route involves Pyrenees at France-Spain border. Other ranges on French mainland are also on the menu.

In this article, we will provide a comprehensive overview of the Tour de France 2023, schedule, route, confirmed stages, participating teams, and notable riders.

What is Tour De France

The Tour de France is one of the biggest cycling event worldwide. It stands tall as an iconic symbol of endurance, passion, and athletic prowess in the world of cycling.

Tour De France started in 1903 in France. Since then it has built a global fanbase with its thrilling stages, grueling mountain climbs, and fierce competition. Known as the ultimate test of a cyclist’s mettle, the Tour de France brings together elite athletes from around the globe who push themselves to the limits of physical and mental strength.

Steeped in history, this grand sporting event weaves a tale of triumph, teamwork, and individual brilliance, making it a spectacle that captures the imagination of millions and continues to shape the landscape of professional cycling.

Tour de France 2023 Schedule

The Tour de France 2023 is scheduled to start on July 1, and it will end on July 23 with 2 rest days on 10th and 17th July. The race will encompass a challenging route that spans across 3404 kilometers (2115 miles), testing the riders’ endurance and skills to the limit.

The 109th edition of the event organized in 2022 covered 3,328km (2,068 miles), with 2 rest days for riders along the way.

Tour de France 2023 Route and Confirmed Stages

The Tour de France 2023 will have 21 stages including 6 flat, 6 hilly, 8 mountain and 1 individual time trial.

Since 2015, the Tour used to have 2 individual time trials. This year it will have only one individual time trail with just 14 miles racing on the route.

#Date (local time)LengthStage
1July 1182 km (113.09 miles)Bilbao (hilly)
2July 2209 km (129.86 miles)Vitoria-Gasteiz to San Sebastian (hilly)
3July 3185km (114.95 miles)Amorebieta-Etxano to Bayonne (flat)
4July 4182 km (113.09 miles)Dax to Nogaro (flat)
5July 5165km (102.53 miles)Pau to Laruns (mountain)
6July 6145km (90.1 miles)Tarbes to Cauterets-Cambasque (mountain)
7July 7170km (105.63 miles)Mont-de-Marsan to Bordeaux (flat)
8July 8201km (124.9 miles)Libourne to Limoges (hilly)
9July 9184km (114.33 miles)Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat to Puy de Dome (mountain)
—July 10—Rest
10July 11167km (103.77 miles)Vulcania to Issoire (hilly)
11July 12180km (111.85 miles)Clermont-ferrand to Moulins (flat)
12July 13169km (105.01 miles)Roanne to Belleville-en-Beaujolais (hillly)
13July 14138km (85.74 miles)Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne to Grand Colombier (mountain)
14July 15152km (94.45 miles)Annemasse to Morzine les Portes du Soleil (mountain)
15July 16180km (111.85 miles)Les Gets les Portes du Soleil to Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc (mountain)
—July 17—Rest
16July 1822km (13.67 miles)Passy to Combloux (individual time trial)
17July 19166km (103.15 miles)Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc to Courchevel (mountain)
18July 20186km (115.58 miles)Moutiers to Bourg-en-Bresse (hilly)
19July 21173km (107.5 miles)Moans-en-Montagne to Poligny (flat)
20July 22133km (82.64 miles)Belfort to Le Markstein-Fellering (mountain)
21July 23115km (71.46 miles)Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines to Paris Champs-Elysees (flat)
Tour De France 2023 Stages

The route for the Tour de France 2023 promises a captivating mix of flat stages, mountainous terrains, individual time trials, and potentially unpredictable stages.

The race will cover various iconic regions of France, showcasing the diverse landscapes and cultural heritage.

Tour De France 2023 Participating Teams

Top professional cycling teams from around the world will be competing in the Tour de France 2023, featuring the most talented riders in the sport.

The official list of participating teams has been announced including AG2R Citroën (Fr), Bora-Hansgrohe (Ger) and Alpecin Deceuninck (Bel) among others.

Total 22 teams have been included in the list including 18 UCI WorldTeams and four UCI ProTeams.

UCI WorldTeams

TeamCountry
AG2R Citroën TeamFrance
Alpecin DeceuninckBelgium
Astana Qazaqstan TeamKazakhstan
Bora-HansgroheGermany
EF Education-EasypostUnited States
Groupama-FDJFrance
Ineos GrenadiersUnited Kingdom
Intermarché-Circus-WantyBelgium
Jumbo-VismaNetherlands
Movistar TeamSpain
Soudal Quick-StepBelgium
Team Arkea-SamsicFrance
Team Bahrain VictoriousBahrain
Team CofidisFrance
Team DSMNetherlands
Team Jayco AlUlaAustralia
Trek-SegafredoUnited States
UAE Team EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates

UCI ProTeams

TeamCountry
Lotto DstnyBelgium
TotalEnergiesFrance
Israel-Premier TechIsrael
Uno-X Pro Cycling TeamNorway

Tour De France 2023 Notable Riders

As for the riders, cycling enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing a clash of titans. The Tour de France 2023 is expected to attract world-class cyclists, including defending champion Jonas Vingegaard and Tadej PogaÄŤar, and rising stars like Carlos RodrĂ­guez.

These athletes will vie for the coveted Yellow Jersey and etch their names into cycling history.

List of the Riders of Tour De France 2023 are:

NameCountryTeamAge
Carlos RodrĂ­guezSpainIneos Grenadiers22
Mattias Skjelmose JensenDenmarkLidl–Trek22
Matthew DinhamAustraliaTeam DSM–Firmenich23
Biniam GirmayEritreaIntermarché–Circus–Wanty23
Søren WærenskjoldNorwayUno-X Pro Cycling Team23
Yevgeniy FedorovKazakhstanAstana Qazaqstan Team23
Maxim Van GilsBelgiumLotto–Dstny23
Tobias Halland JohannessenNorwayUno-X Pro Cycling Team23
Thomas PidcockGreat BritainIneos Grenadiers23
Matteo JorgensonUnited StatesMovistar Team24
Fred WrightGreat BritainTeam Bahrain Victorious24
Mauri VansevenantBelgiumSoudal–Quick-Step24
Andreas LeknessundNorwayTeam DSM–Firmenich24
Andrea BagioliItalySoudal–Quick-Step24
Martin UrianstadNorwayUno-X Pro Cycling Team24
Axel ZingleFranceCofidis24
Samuele BattistellaItalyAstana Qazaqstan Team24
Mikkel BjergDenmarkUAE Team Emirates24
Tadej PogaÄŤarSloveniaUAE Team Emirates24
Jordi MeeusBelgiumBora–Hansgrohe25
Andreas KronDenmarkLotto–Dstny25
Clément ChampoussinFranceArkéa–Samsic25
Anthon CharmigDenmarkUno-X Pro Cycling Team25
Jasper PhilipsenBelgiumAlpecin–Deceuninck25
Felix GallAustriaAG2R Citroën Team25
Nils EekhoffNetherlandsTeam DSM–Firmenich25
Brent Van MoerBelgiumLotto–Dstny25
RiderCountryTeamAge
Georg ZimmermannGermanyIntermarché–Circus–Wanty25
Sergio Higuita Young riderColombiaBora–Hansgrohe25
Juan Pedro LópezSpainLidl–Trek25
Matteo SobreroItalyTeam Jayco–AlUla26
Fredrik DversnesNorwayUno-X Pro Cycling Team26
Mikkel Frølich HonoréDenmarkEF Education–EasyPost26
Egan Bernal Young riderColombiaIneos Grenadiers26
Kevin GenietsLuxembourgGroupama–FDJ26
Jonas VingegaardDenmarkTeam Jumbo–Visma26
David GauduFranceGroupama–FDJ26
Erik Nordsæter ResellNorwayUno-X Pro Cycling Team26
Fabio JakobsenNetherlandsSoudal–Quick-Step26
Jonas GregaardDenmarkUno-X Pro Cycling Team26
Rasmus TillerNorwayUno-X Pro Cycling Team26
Valentin MadouasFranceGroupama–FDJ26
Dorian GodonFranceAG2R Citroën Team27
Jai HindleyAustraliaBora–Hansgrohe27
Kobe GoossensBelgiumIntermarché–Circus–Wanty27
Daniel MartĂ­nezColombiaIneos Grenadiers27
Sam WelsfordAustraliaTeam DSM–Firmenich27
Mads PedersenDenmarkLidl–Trek27
Ben O’ConnorAustraliaAG2R CitroĂ«n Team27
Nathan Van HooydonckBelgiumTeam Jumbo–Visma27
Benjamin ThomasFranceCofidis27
Rémi CavagnaFranceSoudal–Quick-Step27
Quinten HermansBelgiumAlpecin–Deceuninck27
RiderCountryTeamAge
Cees BolNetherlandsAstana Qazaqstan Team27
Torstein TræenNorwayUno-X Pro Cycling Team27
Domen NovakSloveniaUAE Team Emirates27
Élie GesbertFranceArkéa–Samsic28
Piet AllegaertBelgiumCofidis28
Mathieu van der PoelNetherlandsAlpecin–Deceuninck28
Enric MasSpainMovistar Team28
Giulio CicconeItalyLidl–Trek28
Chris HarperAustraliaTeam Jayco–AlUla28
Matej MohoriÄŤSloveniaTeam Bahrain Victorious28
Wout van AertBelgiumTeam Jumbo–Visma28
Sepp KussUnited StatesTeam Jumbo–Visma28
Nick SchultzAustraliaIsrael–Premier Tech28
Søren Kragh AndersenDenmarkAlpecin–Deceuninck28
Caleb EwanAustraliaLotto–Dstny28
Ruben GuerreiroPortugalMovistar Team28
Anthony TurgisFranceTeam TotalEnergies29
Nans PetersFranceAG2R Citroën Team29
Tiesj BenootBelgiumTeam Jumbo–Visma29
Nils PolittGermanyBora–Hansgrohe29
Jonas RickaertBelgiumAlpecin–Deceuninck29
Loïc VliegenBelgiumIntermarché–Circus–Wanty29
Marc SolerSpainUAE Team Emirates29
Stefan KüngSwitzerlandGroupama–FDJ29
Michael GoglAustriaAlpecin–Deceuninck29
Alberto BettiolItalyEF Education–EasyPost29
Pierre LatourFranceTeam TotalEnergies29
RiderCountryTeamAge
Danny van PoppelNetherlandsBora–Hansgrohe29
Florian SénéchalFranceSoudal–Quick-Step29
Dylan GroenewegenNetherlandsTeam Jayco–AlUla30
Guillaume MartinFranceCofidis30
Richard CarapazEcuadorEF Education–EasyPost30
Magnus CortDenmarkEF Education–EasyPost30
Christophe LaporteFranceTeam Jumbo–Visma30
Lilian CalmejaneFranceIntermarché–Circus–Wanty30
Emanuel BuchmannGermanyBora–Hansgrohe30
Bob JungelsLuxembourgBora–Hansgrohe30
Alexey LutsenkoKazakhstanAstana Qazaqstan Team30
Mike TeunissenNetherlandsIntermarché–Circus–Wanty30
Simon YatesGreat BritainTeam Jayco–AlUla30
Adam YatesGreat BritainUAE Team Emirates30
Jorge ArcasSpainMovistar Team30
Alex KirschLuxembourgLidl–Trek31
Julian AlaphilippeFranceSoudal–Quick-Step31
Dylan van BaarleNetherlandsTeam Jumbo–Visma31
Bryan CoquardFranceCofidis31
Elmar ReindersNetherlandsTeam Jayco–AlUla31
Dylan TeunsBelgiumIsrael–Premier Tech31
Louis MeintjesSouth AfricaIntermarché–Circus–Wanty31
Lawson CraddockUnited StatesTeam Jayco–AlUla31
RiderCountryTeamAge
Warren BarguilFranceArkéa–Samsic31
Patrick KonradAustriaBora–Hansgrohe31
Joe DombrowskiUnited StatesAstana Qazaqstan Team32
Anthony PerezFranceCofidis32
Yves LampaertBelgiumSoudal–Quick-Step32
Luke DurbridgeAustraliaTeam Jayco–AlUla32
Wilco KeldermanNetherlandsTeam Jumbo–Visma32
Romain BardetFranceTeam DSM–Firmenich32
Sam BennettIrelandBora–Hansgrohe32
Adrien PetitFranceIntermarché–Circus–Wanty32
Kamil GradekPolandTeam Bahrain Victorious32
Oliver NaesenBelgiumAG2R Citroën Team32
Michał KwiatkowskiPolandIneos Grenadiers33
Thibaut PinotFranceGroupama–FDJ33
Jasper StuyvenBelgiumLidl–Trek33
Pello BilbaoSpainTeam Bahrain Victorious33
Peter SaganSlovakiaTeam TotalEnergies33
Mikel LandaSpainTeam Bahrain Victorious33
Rafał MajkaPolandUAE Team Emirates33
Christopher Juul-JensenDenmarkTeam Jayco–AlUla33
David de la CruzSpainAstana Qazaqstan Team34
Nelson OliveiraPortugalMovistar Team34
Vegard Stake LaengenNorwayUAE Team Emirates34
Ion IzagirreSpainCofidis34
Giacomo NizzoloItalyIsrael–Premier Tech34
Luka MezgecSloveniaTeam Jayco–AlUla35
Alexis VuillermozFranceTeam TotalEnergies35

PRIZE MONEY

The 110th edition of Tour De France will have a total of 2,3 million euros as prize money while it was 2.2 million last year. It also includes € 500,000 to the final winner of the overall individual classification.

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