2009 Tour de France spectator's guide

Tour de France 2009

If you are planning to go over to watch the Tour de France in 2009, then you'll need to know the best places to catch the race - and the ones to avoid.

We've compiled a guide to what we think are the best places to go and watch the race - we tell you how to get to them, where to stay when you get there and the best places to go for a ride if you take your bike along.

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