We want you to have the best ever Tour. That’s why we’ve produced this Spectator Guide to give you a guide to the Tour and what to expect, plus some top tips and hints for the day. Have a look at the guidance, make sure you plan your Tour experience, and above all: enjoy Le Tour!
Where to watch | How to get there | Know your options | What to take | Learn to speak ‘Tour’ | Bringing your campervan? | Enjoy the environment | King of the Mountains! | Community events | Park & Cycle Schemes | Handy Tips for Stage 3
With over 3million fans expected to line the roads along the three UK Stages, getting to where you want to watch from will take longer, so leave enough time to be there for the whole Tour. To make the most of your experience:
Moving around once the Tour has started will be a definite ‘Non!’ So think about what you REALLY want to see:
Whatever you decide, pick now!
If you're not heading to a Grand Départ Spectator Hub or Fan Park you can still follow the action with a pocket radio or smartphone. Or if you fancy getting away from it all, why not head up a mountain, fully prepared, and wait for the greatest show on Earth to come to you.
Part of the appeal of the countryside is you can get away from it all – in the more remote places, you might find that this means you don’t see many people; and there are often places without clear mobile phone signals. If you’re going to one of these places: