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2016 Tour de France to Visit Andorra

After a seven-year hiatus, organizers for the Tour de France, Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) , announced this morning, that the 2016 edition will once again visit Andorra.

The landlocked principality located in the Pyrenees, will host the 2016 Tour for three days with a stage finish, rest day and stage start.

Tour director, Christian Prudhomme, and Andorra’s Minister of Tourism, Francesc Camp, signed a memorandum of understanding which will see the 103rd Grand visit the country next year.

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The 2016 Tour will depart from Mont-Saint-Michel in the Manche region, with stage two heading north to Utah Beach.

It will be the second Grand Tour to visit the principality, with the 2015 Vuelta a España set to hold its queen stage in Andorra on September 2.

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