Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 july, Tour de France was in Gérardmer.
Tour de France, is not only a cycling race, there is a special atmosphere, especially when the publicity caravan is coming, with its sponsors colorful vehicules, distributing lot and lot of merchandising products.
Unfortunately, the arrival was very rainy. But Gérardmer was the first stage won by a french rider, Blel Kadri.
The next day, the race start is also in Gérardmer, and the finish is in Mulhouse.
There are a few gift from the publicity caravan on start…
Official race start is in the city, but the stage begins a few kilometers away, riders can warm up, and spectators can see them and can shot some photos 😉
Summary in pictures is just below !