Tour de France will visit Mont Ventoux in 2016, reports suggest

Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reports that the Tour de France will visit Mont Ventoux for the first time since 2013 next year

Chris Froome on Mont Ventoux, stage 15 of the 2013 Tour de France (Photo: Graham Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Mont Ventoux will feature in the Tour de France for the first time in three years in 2016, according to a report in Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad.

The Bald Mountain last appeared on a Tour de France route on 2013, when Chris Froome beat Nairo Quintana to the top by 29 seconds on stage 15.

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