Tour de France Tour de France 2014 : begins 5th July The Tour de France began in 1903 and since then it has become one of the most important European bicycle races. This year the Tour de France will celebrate it’s 100 year anniversary with the Grand Depart on the 29th June in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica and making it’s way inland through Nice. The race comprises of stages, and so there is one-day race of each stage. The race takes part in many well-known French cities such as Marseille, Perpignan, Montpellier and it even runs into Spain and Andorra sometimes..but it always ends in the capital-Paris. If you are on holiday in France during the race, you may have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of it. It is a spectacular event and well worth seeing should you have the opportunity. Go and see the Tour de France this year. Compare airfares and book cheap flights to France with eDreams. Paris Travel Guide Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.