2023 Tour de France to start in the Basque Country

The Grand Départ will consist of three road stages in the autonomous community in northern Spain

Tadej Pogačar Tour de France
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The Tour de France will begin in the Basque Country in 2023, with three road stages around the autonomous community forming part of the race's Grand Départ.

It is the second time that the Tour has had a Grand Départ in the area, and the second in Spain as well. In 1992, a prologue around San Sebastián saw Miguel Indurain climb into the yellow jersey for the first time.

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