The world-famous cycling race in the Maurienne July 2nd and 3rd, 2024

2 Memorables stages

The Maurienne Valley in Savoie recently hosted unforgettable moments during the world-famous cycling race. On July 2nd, Tadej Pogacar made a significant impact by winning the 4th stage between Pinerolo and Valloire. This spectacular victory allowed the Slovenian to distance his main rivals by 35 seconds and reclaim the yellow leader’s jersey. His performance in this stage, highlighted by an impressive climb at the summit of the Galibier, solidified his position as the man to beat in this edition.

The following day, July 3rd, the competition once again honored Maurienne with a 5th stage starting from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and heading towards Saint-Vulbas. This day offered an equally thrilling spectacle, with breathtaking landscapes and intense competition. The day was marked by the feat of Mark Cavendish, who set a new record by winning his 35th stage victory, surpassing Jasper Philipsen in a tumultuous sprint.

This exceptional event highlighted the beauty and cycling potential of the Maurienne Valley. Cycling enthusiasts were able to admire not only the performances of the riders but also the magnificent Savoyard landscapes. With its winding roads and majestic passes, Maurienne asserts itself as an essential destination for cycling enthusiasts.

By hosting two consecutive stages of this prestigious race, Maurienne has shown that it is a perfect host for major sporting events. Whether you are an amateur cyclist or a long-time fan, the Maurienne Valley promises unforgettable experiences. Come and discover this unique region and live your passion for cycling in the heart of the Alps.

Next Event: The Women’s Tour de France at Col du Glandon in the Maurienne

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