En route pour le Tour de France 2012!
Posted by Amélie, on 30 June 2012. Comments: 0
The Euro 2012 is not yet over that another great sporting event is starting: the Tour de France set off today June 30th. The riders departed earlier this afternoon for a 3,497 kilometre race around France. The Tour officially started from the Belgian town of Liège with the Prologue stage, the first time-trial stage of the 99th Tour, which will consist of 20 stages in total, across mountains and flat land, to culminate after a final 120 km stage on Paris's Champs-Elysées, on July 22nd - leaving us just enough time to recover before the start of the Summer Olympics!
To complete your Tour de France experience, we have put together a small selection of our favourite books on the Tour and on cycling: novels, history and factual. Now all you have left to do is sit back and enjoy the Tour!
There is also still time to have a look at our selection of football and Olympics related titles...!
Be the first to add a comment to this blog!
Recent blog entries
Romanian books in The European Bookshop!
Hugo Awards 2013 Winners Announced
Summer top picks
Brand New Russian Textbook for Adults!
Rising Stars of Russian Writing
Quentin Blake Knighted
French literary prizes 2012
- For All Languages