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Tour de France in the Dales

The first two stages of the world's greatest and most famous road cycling race, the Tour de France, will be visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park in July 2014.

Cyclists riding in the Etape du Dales race going over Buttertubs Pass The Tour de France is coming here: cyclists riding Buttertubs Pass

If you are planning to visit the Dales to see the race you should really be thinking about your arrangements. The roads will be closed for most of the day on 5 July - full details are available on the North Yorkshire County Council website. Why not avoid travelling on the day and stay at one of the many temporary campsites along the route?

The spectator guide on the Welcome to Yorkshire website tells you all you need to know about watching the race. 

We have organised our frequently asked questions about Le Tour's visit into the following categories:

If you have any questions not answered above, please email sustainable.tourism@yorkshiredales.org.uk.

The Tour de France is coming to Yorkshire - Click here to find out more

The Tour de France will bring many visitors and huge financial benefits to our region. If you are a local business and would like to maximise these opportunities, find out more on our Le Tour page.

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