Sunday 17th July will see the 15th stage of the Tour de France 2016, finishing in Culoz after two ascents of the Col du Grand Colombier, with a total of 159km.
A stage that is 100% in the department of Ain, starting in BourgenBresse.
The ascent of the Grand Colombier is done in hairpin bends on a road unique in Europe, with an increase in height of 10.5% over 1.5km.
Tour de France schedules
Col de la Rochette : 03:14 pm
Ruffieu : 03:20 pm
Hotonnes : 03:23 pm
Songieu : 03:31 pm
Brénaz : 03:39 pm
Lochieu : 03:42 pm
Grand Colombier 06:14 pm (La Sapette : 0619 pm)
Anglefort : 04:29 pm
Culoz : 04:40 pm/ 1er passage sur la ligne d’arrivée
Lacets du Grand Colombier : 06:02 pm
Anglefort : 05:08 pm
Culoz – arrivée (parking de la CIAT) : 05:18 pm
Download the schedules
Practical informationThe arrival of the 15th stage will be in the center of Culoz, near the firm CIAT at about 5 pm.
Be careful, the roads near Culoz will be closed from Saturday evening.
Before the Tour: big festive weekend to Culoz!
Foire aux vins et pause gourmande en Bugey: on July 15th and 16th.
Stands of the wine growers of the Bugey, craftmen, shows (Mickaël Jones) and many other surprises like the huge omelet of 12 000 eggs! 2 shuttles to get back the already present spectators of the Tour de France at the top of Grand Colombier and bring them on the site of to the Wine fair. (Sense of shuttles: village-Anglefort).
Program on www.foireauxvinsculoz.fr
For cycling press and your souvenirs of Grand Colombier
Maison de la Presse – Régis Déléaz, place Louis Mathieu in Culoz
Open every day from 7.30am to 12.30pm and 3pm to 7pm (except Thursdays and Sunday afternoons)
Electric bike hire.
Test the ascent of Grand-Colombier
Contact press Tour de France / Bugey Sud :
Emmanuelle Bebi : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : +33 (0)4 79 81 29 06