Tour de France 2022: discover the route of the 6th stage between Binche in Belgium and Longwy in Lorraine
The Tour de France becomes a son return to Lorraine and the region is doing double duty for the 2022 edition. The 6th stage, which will take place on Thursday, July 7, will link Binche, in Belgium, to Longwy, in Meurthe-et-Moselle, before a start from Tomblaine the next day. The route of the 109th edition of the Grande Boucle was unveiled this Thursday. Here are the details.
Leaving Copenhagen on July 1, the Tour winds between Denmark, Hauts-de-France and Belgium, before plunging frankly into France with this 6th stage, the longest of the 2022 edition. The peloton crosses the Belgian Ardennes then the French before arriving in Lorraine. Longwy is a stopover town for the 7th time.
A “final full-bodied”
In 2017, Longwy had already arrived and it was Slovak sprinter Peter Sagan who won. This year, Christian Prudhomme promises a final “even more full-bodied” than five years ago. At 6 km from the finish – and with 214 km in the legs – the runners tackle the Pulventeux wall (800m at 12% average) and will end with the Religious Coast. A warm-up before the arrival the next day at the now legendary Super Planche-des-Belles-Filles.
The Tour 2022 is also the Women’s Tour de France which is making a remarkable comeback in Eastern France with two stages in Lorraine: July 28 and 29, an arrival and a departure from Saint-Dié-des-Vosges. .
The official map of the Tour de France 2022
Discover the route of the 21 stages of the 2022 Grande Boucle.