Road Diversions in Place for Tour in Normandy

Road Diversions in Place for Tour in Normandy

Roads along the Tour de France route in Normandy will be closed from 5am on Wednesday morning and detours will be in operation for most of the day. The actual 33 kilometre route for the time trial from Avranches to Mont Saint Michel will … [Read more...]

Tour de France Gets Underway

Tour de France Gets Underway

As the Tour de France gets underway this weekend fans in Normandy are getting ready for the historic stage that will end at Mont Saint Michel on 10 July. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Tour the gendarmes, who have provided escorts … [Read more...]

The Tour de France costing Normandy towns and councils almost €400,000 to stage

The Tour de France costing Normandy towns and councils almost €400,000 to stage

The eleventh stage of the world famous Tour de France cycle race takes place in Normandy from Avranches to Mont Saint Michel on 10 July but it doesn’t come cheap at almost €400,000. The host of each stage pays a series of fees to the … [Read more...]

News in Brief

News in Brief

American Veteran Dies on Eve of D-Day Trip An American veteran who was among the first wave of soldiers to land on Omaha beach on D-Day has died at the age of 90, just a couple of weeks before the 69th anniversary of the landings, it has … [Read more...]

Council Prepares Publicity Material for Tour de France Communes and Businesses

Tour de France Communes

Eleven communes in Lower Normandy are to receive special promotional kits for the Tour de France to help them and local businesses benefit from the world famous cycling race. The eleventh stage of the race leaves Avranches on Wednesday … [Read more...]