The official announcement has just fallen: this summer the Tour de France will arrive in Combloux! Our village-resort has been chosen to receive, this Tuesday, July 18, 2023, the arrival of a decisive test of the Grande Boucle: a time trial starting from Passy.
So what does this 16th stage of the legendary cycling competition have in store for us?
Come on, we don't make you languish any longer! Discover exclusively the contours of this major competition that is looming in the Pays du Mont-Blanc!

In order to follow up on the long-awaited conference on Thursday, October 27 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, the organization of Tour de France 2023 has finally unveiled the route of the Grande Boucle.


This revelation has, among other things, confirmed rumors about alpine stopover towns.
And since our family destination par excellence was honored by the 2023 edition, come and experience the atmosphere of the Tour de France in a grandiose environment!

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Unpublished! An arrival in Combloux for the 16th stage of the Grande Boucle

For his 4th day in Haute-Savoie, legendary french bicycle race - pinnacle of a unique sport – will take place on next Tuesday July 18, between Passy and Combloux.

Yes: it's new, our charming destination at the foot of Mont-Blanc was indeed named arrival village of this 16th stage of the Tour de France 2023.

As previously mentioned, this July 18, 2023 will be marked with a race against the clock – sometimes referred to by its acronym CLM .


During this proof both quite rare and colorfuls, the riders will deliver a fierce struggle to try to achieve the best time on route spanning 650 m of elevation gain.
The start of this 16th stage of the Tour de France will be given in Passy.

Passage of the Tour de France 2023 to Combloux: What you need to know 

Combloux 360° Mont Blanc invite you this Tuesday 18 July to come and attend the finish of this unmissable event of the 110th Tour de France.

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To conclude this second time trial of the 2023 edition, the runners will cross the finish line in a remarkable setting accompanied by a spectacular panorama facing Mont-Blanc. We couldn't have dreamed of a better complete the summit of cycling.

Our emblematic destination of Savoy already put the small dishes in large to guarantee you to pass a exceptional moment in the company of your entourage.
So come encourage and cheer your parking for cyclists preferred around combloran roads !

As usual, this world event dedicated to cycling meet young and old in a festive atmosphere ! This 3rd Tuesday of the Grande Boucle will be, in short, the perfect opportunity to mix theunique atmosphere of the Tour de France to our typical mountain environment.

In short, more than one magnificent finish at 1757m altitude, it's a exceptional moment which awaits you in Combloux for the Tour de France!

Cycling: in fact, what is a time trial?

The time trial is a unique Tour de France event.

Che type of competition differs from classic line starts, since the parking for cyclists engaged leave one after another, separated by defined time intervals.

Le ultimate goal for overall contenders is then beat the clock, either try to complete the stage distance in record time and, of course, without "burning out“. Endurance is therefore essential!

The individual time trial event ultimately represents a golden opportunity to see your favorite runners parade one by one ! That's one more reason to come salute the sporting achievement of the competitors upon their arrival in our beautiful alpine village !

110th edition of the Tour de France in Combloux on July 18, 2023

The 110th Tour de France puts Haute-Savoie in the spotlight

The 110th edition of the Tour de France puts the Rhône-Alpes region in the spotlight. As far as we are concerned, the Haute-Savoie will also be a stronghold of the 2023 edition of the Big Loop.
The famous cycling competition will thus unfold during 5 days in department 74.

Le Upper Savoy route of the most prestigious cycling competition lets us glimpse a arduous course, punctuated by multiple ascents of passes.

To illustrate our point, here is a brief overview of stage 15, preceding the CLM Passy-Combloux et marking the second day of our top athletes in Haute-Savoie.

After having criss-crossed the Chablais massif, the Arve valley and finally the Pays du Mont-Blanc, our cyclists will finally switch to the stopover town of Saint-Gervais in the Val Monjoie, on Sunday July 16.

It is in this thermal village belonging to the historic province of Faucigny, that they will take a well-deserved rest day – Monday, July 17 – following their sporting exploits.

Our cyclists will resume service Tuesday, July 18, continue their crossing of the Alps towards Combloux.

What is the route of the 16th stage of the Tour de France?

As previously mentioned, the 16th stage of this Tour de France will be marked with a frantic race of our cyclists between Passy and Combloux .
The color is announced, the 4th day of Grande Boucle in Haute-Savoie promises us:

  • not only from us transport through grandiose landscapes.
  • but also from us to support, along with the competitors, the unprecedented step, challenging and full of twists and turns

With a route spread over 650 m of elevation, this trying day will be decisive for our Tour de France athletes.

This Tuesday, July 18, 2023, the favorites to victory will indeed have the opportunity to test yourself on a historic climb.

This time trial competition in the Pays du Mont-Blanc constitutes a major stage of the Grande Boucle, since only two events of this type are on the program of this 110th edition.

Discover the detailed route of the time trial between Passy and Combloux

As far as the route is concerned, the peloton will start from Passy, to move towards the rise of the Soudans, located on the Haute-Savoie mid-mountain town, beforemake a rapid descent towards the town of Sallanches.


It is expected that the route will then take the management of Domancy, where competitors will then tackle theclimbing the famous hill eponym, scene of one of the greatest exploits of French cycling. La legendary rise is characterized by average slope at 9,4% on a 2.5 km length.

Anyway, the choice of route of this oh so difficult time trial exercise, did not not left to chance.

Renamed " climb Bernard Hinault«  featuring our undisputed national cycling legend, it is on this stretch of road that the man nicknamed “the Badger” won his world title in 1980.
Our Champion, listed among the greatest winners of the Tour de France, also holds the record for victories in time trial type stages.

profile stage time trial passy combloux tour de france 2023

Digression made, with these 650m drop and its 22km distance, this CLM from Passy to Combloux (1757m) will only be not easy for our Tour de France riders.
Under the public fervor, cyclists will have to to give everything to cross the finish line as soon as possible and thus hope to win this stage against the clock.

Once at the end of this infernal climb, there will remain only a few kilometers to our runners for finish this 16th stage in the center of the village of Combloux. THE'ambiance promise to be at its height and show to its climax. Chills guaranteed !

We therefore expect many of you this Tuesday, July 18 in the Pearl of the Alps to welcome the teams of this 110th Tour de France with fanfare !

The 110th Great Loop in the Alps: Routes and Profiles unveiled

After passing through Combloux, the route of the Tour de France 2023 will remain, without major surprises, in the Rhône-Alpes region.


Totaling seven days in the Alps, the official organization of the Tour de France announces heavy for this 110th Grande Boucle.
This suggests the rough steps, sweats and tears.

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ASO – Tour de France 2023

For its 110nd edition, the Grande Boucle gives pride of place to the Pays du Mont Blanc ! Therefore: the teams involved in this mythical cycling competition will return to travel the roads of the upper valley of the Arve in day after the individual time trial Passy Combloux.

Thus, on Wednesday July 19, 2023, for theStep 17, the peloton will start again from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, to cover the 166km that separate the Haut Savoy spa town from the Altiport of Courchevel, located in Savoie.

To reach the famous winter sports resort, it is notably expected that the runners take the Col de la Loze (distance of 28.4km on a 6% slope).

Stay tuned!

👉 We will disclose to you more details on this alpine route from here next weeks 🚲

Be a spectator of the Tour de France 2023 in the Pays du Mont-Blanc

In order to meet everyone's expectations, the community of communes of the Pays du Mont-Blanc deploys many efforts to organize this cycling event as well as possible de international reach.

Book accommodation in Combloux for the Tour de France

To witness the arrival of this unmissable event et make sure you have a front row seat when the mood is at its highest, you can already book your exceptional summer weekend in Combloux.

Have theassurance of celebrating with great fanfare the arrival of this long-awaited Great Boucle : unearth without further ado the rental of your dreams in our resort village !

With this in mind, you can contact our accommodation department directly for personalized holiday offers, adapted to your budget and your desires.

  • Tel: + 33 (0) 4 50 58 61 88
  • Address: 49, Chemin des Passerands – 74920 COMBLOUX

Times of passage of this time trial in the Pays du Mont-Blanc

  • What time does the Tour de France 2023 arrive in Combloux?
  • What about passing the caravan?
  • And what about the information highway?

 

👉 All the practical information relating to the arrival of the Tour de France will be revealed to you here, in real time !

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