Will the fourth stage of the race end in the sprint? tours? The organizers did everything possible to avoid this. alienation of small sizes A final step along the entire route and by the sea, which, if the wind blows, could disrupt any organized arrival.

But if the arrival teams put their minds to it, the 171.5km distance between Dunkerque and Calais could also end with a big ‘sprint’ on the first day in France and in France. on the eve of one of the most anticipated stageswhich will roll on the cobblestones.

The land lends itself to him, but also for an escape to come to an end, six fourth category portsor a last-minute adventure with the last one peaking just 10 kilometers from the finish line.

Every scenario is possible In the film of a scene that starts the Tour’s French route after three days in Denmark and a first rest and transfer to French territory.

Stage 4: Dunkirk – Calais

Length: 171.5 kilometers

Departure time: 13:30 (11:30 GMT)

Expected arrival time: 17.24 (15.24 GMT)


Cassel Cote (4th): 1.7 km at 4.2%, at 148.2 km

Remilly-Wirquin altitude (4th): 1.2km at 6.9%, at 99.7km

Cote de Nielles-lès-Bléquin (4th): 1.2 km, 7.7%, 74.3 km

Harlettes Cote (4th): 6.8% to 1.1 km at 68.8 km

Cota du Ventus (4th): 1.2 km, 4.8%, 47.9%

Cota du Cap Blanc-Nez (4th): 910 m at 7.5% at 10.8 km.