Tour de France
The world's most famous cycle race covers almost 3,500 km over 21 stages, so there are plenty of points to catch some of the cycling for yourself. With the Continent a mere ferry or train ride away, you could easily be a part of the action.
The race itself Le Tour always finishes in Paris, with a spectacular celebration on the Champs-Élysées.
These are just a handful of the places you could catch the race in mainland France:
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Updated July 2015