One of professional cycling’s iconic races, Paris-Nice is the UCI World Tour’s second race of the season.
When is it?
Known as the The Race to the Sun as the race takes place in March, staring in late winter conditions before finishing in spring sunshine. The 2019 Paris-Nice takes place from the 10th to the 17th March 2019.
Where is it?
As the name suggests, the race starts in Paris and finishes in Nice. The race starts with a prologue time trial near Paris, with a number of different road stages south through France. The finish will either be on Nice’s Promenade des Anglais or an uphill time trial on the Col d’Èze.
The route of the 2019 Paris-Nice is as follows:
Stage 1 (Sunday 10th March 2019) – Saint-Germain-en-Laye to Saint-Germain-en-Laye (138.5 km)
Stage 2 (Monday 11th March 2019) – Les Bréviaires to Bellegarde (163.5km)
Stage 3 (Tuesday 12th March 2019) – Cepoy to Moulins/Yzeure (200km)
Stage 4 (Wednesday 13th March 2019) – Vichy to Pélussin (210.5km)
Stage 5 (Thursday 14th March 2019) – Barbentane to Barbentane (25.5km) Time Trial
Stage 6 (Friday 15th March 2019) – Peynier to Brignoles (176.5km)
Stage 7 (Saturday 16th March 2019) – Nice to Col de Turini La Bollène-Vésubie (181.5km)
Stage 8 (Sunday 17th March 2019) – Nice to Nice (110km)
How do I get there?
There are major airports in Paris and Nice.
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2018 – Marc Soler (ESP)
Official Website: www.paris-nice.fr