Extra security meant Bern's hosting of Tour de France cost £500,000 more than expected

Bern's staging of the Tour de France cost £500,000 more than it originally budgeted for

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The cost of staging the Tour de France this summer cost Bern significantly more than it has estimated before the event.

Stage 16, won by Peter Sagan, finished in Bern where the second rest day was held before stage 17 then started from the Swiss capital.

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