Tour de France riders cycle through the Pyrenees during the 2016 competition. The annual race is a visual feast, almost as much about the scenery as it is about the racing. Photo: Steve Thomas Tour de France riders cycle through the Pyrenees during the 2016 competition. The annual race is a visual feast, almost as much about the scenery as it is about the racing. Photo: Steve Thomas
Tour de France riders cycle through the Pyrenees during the 2016 competition. The annual race is a visual feast, almost as much about the scenery as it is about the racing. Photo: Steve Thomas

Tour de France 2020: watch it for views of French countryside alone – the cycling is a sideshow

  • This year’s Tour de France should get underway on August 29 and is particularly important for professional teams struggling due to Covid-19
  • Viewers can see Nice, the French Riviera, Provence, the Alps, the Pyrenees and the Champs Élysées in all their glory

Topic |   Tour de France
Tour de France riders cycle through the Pyrenees during the 2016 competition. The annual race is a visual feast, almost as much about the scenery as it is about the racing. Photo: Steve Thomas Tour de France riders cycle through the Pyrenees during the 2016 competition. The annual race is a visual feast, almost as much about the scenery as it is about the racing. Photo: Steve Thomas
Tour de France riders cycle through the Pyrenees during the 2016 competition. The annual race is a visual feast, almost as much about the scenery as it is about the racing. Photo: Steve Thomas
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