France offers tantalising sights for those who might be following the Tour de France, and want to see more. Here, visitors cycle towards Abbey of Saint-Germain d’Auxerre beside the River Yonne in Auxerre. Photo: Alamy

Tour de France 2019: Where are the best places to watch the cyclists and see the sights along the race route?

The route goes through regions that are brimming with history, with plenty of wine, art, ancient buildings and mountain activities to stoke your interest

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France offers tantalising sights for those who might be following the Tour de France, and want to see more. Here, visitors cycle towards Abbey of Saint-Germain d’Auxerre beside the River Yonne in Auxerre. Photo: Alamy
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Lee Hill-choi

Lee Hill-choi

Hill Choi Lee is a commissioning editor at SCMP’s Specialist Publications covering business and lifestyle. Prior to joining SCMP, she wrote on Southeast Asia’s financial and corporate legal markets in Hong Kong, and was previously digital editor covering environmental stories in London. Hill Choi speaks four languages, has a Master’s degree in international law with international relations and a Bachelor’s degree in communication and media studies.