Preview of the 2012 Tour de France route
The 99th Tour de France runs from Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 22th 2012. This year’s tour de France will be made up of one prologue and 20 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,479 kilometres.
Riders in 2012 will face the following profiles: flat stages, four medium mountain stages one with a summit finish, five mountain stages two with a summit finish, two individual time-trial stages, one prologue and two rest days.
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