The Tour de France is an elite sports spectacle that will bring the world’s best cyclists to Utrecht. The countdown starts on March 26, 2015. The Tour starts exactly 100 days later. During that time, the city will host several festivities, activities and sports events. From July 1 to 5, Utrecht will turn yellow for the presentation of the teams.
Utrecht expects to welcome between 600,000 and 800,000 visitors for this spectacle. With a worldwide audience of 3.5 billion television viewers, Utrecht will be in the global spotlight. It will be the sixth time that the Tour de France starts in the Netherlands.