Friday, 18 January 2013

Tour de France - great for Yorkshire, great for you!

Following the announcement of more route information for when the Grand Départ of the Tour de France comes to Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has launched a new website all about the event next year.

Why is the Tour de France great for Yorkshire?
  • The Tour de France is the world’s largest annual sporting event – and it’s coming to Yorkshire!
  • The Grand Départ is the opening race of the Tour de France – on July 5, 2014, it will be in Leeds, followed by two days (July 5-6) of racing around Yorkshire
  • A worldwide audience of 3.5 billion people watch the Tour de France annually – the eyes of the entire world will be on Yorkshire
  • Over 188 countries around the world broadcast the Tour de France
  • 2,000 journalists representing dozens of nationalities attend the Tour every year
Will you be joining us? Bookings at Westwood Lodge Ilkley Moor for 2014 opened today! Even if you can't attend the event itself, why not come and cycle part of the route before the big event?