Tour de France 2018

On July 7, the 1st stage of the 2018 Tour de France begins in Noirmoutier‑en‑l’Île and follows a 189‑kilometer route along the Vendée coastline to finish in Palatine’s Sister City Fontenay‑le‑Comte! Perfect timing to enjoy Palatine Jaycees Hometown Festival and fly to France for the Tour festivities! If you are interested in seeing and celebrating the spectacle while staying in our Sister City with friends, contact Nghi at tourdefrance@palatinesistercities.org.