Friday, August 13, 2010

Hurrah - 2011 Tour de France to start in Vendée

Yay, great news for us residents of Cognac that simply love seeing a stage of Le Tour live.

The 2011 tour kicks off on the 2nd July in the Vendée which is only a two hour drive away.

You can see details of the opening stages on the official site here.

If you have never been then I heartily recommend it as a day out.  It's not just for cycling enthusiasts and the "caravan" that precedes the race is a real sight to behold.

For those gamblers amongst my readership I see you can currently get 5/2 on Andy Schleck being the outright winner....a wee flutter and you may even be able to book into the beautiful Chateau de L'Yeuse in Cognac to round off your day.

1 comment:

Chris said...

Just love the Vendee, have been there a few times on holiday with the family.