Paris-Nice

Conflans-Sainte-Honorine
March 06
Nice
March 13
Duration:
8 DAYS
Stages:
8
Total distance:
1290.1 KMS
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Roy Curvers Laurens ten Dam Tom Dumoulin Simon Geschke Georg Preidler

Paris-Nice, the ‘Race to the Sun’, begins this weekend and Team Giant-Alpecin heads to the eight-day WorldTour race with a strong team. Among the highlight of the race will undoubtedly be the ascent of the Mont Ventoux on the fifth stage.

Tom Dumoulin (NED) will line-up at Paris-Nice after his successful season opener at the Tour of Oman. He will be joined by Laurens ten Dam (NED) for the first time, to make his debut for Team Giant-Alpecin.

Looking ahead to the race, coach Aike Visbeek (NED) said: “Our first focus will be to do a good prologue with Tom. From there on we will take it day by day to see what is possible in the general classification.

“With the experience of Koen and Roy we will be able to deal with the different conditions of the race. In addition, Laurens will bring that necessary experience for the mountains.”

Sunday
March 06
Prologue
6.1 kms
Start: Conflans-Sainte-Honorine
Finish: Conflans-Sainte-Honorine

Monday
March 07
Stage 1
195 kms
Start: Condé-sur-Vesgre
Finish: Vendôme

Tuesday
March 08
Stage 2
214 kms
Start: Contres
Finish: Commentry

Wednesday
March 09
Stage 3
165.5 kms
Start: Cusset
Finish: Mont Brouilly

Thursday
March 10
Stage 4
193.5 kms
Start: Juliénas
Finish: Romans-sur-Isère

Friday
March 11
Stage 5
198 kms
Start: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
Finish: Salon-de-Provence

Saturday
March 12
Stage 6
177 kms
Start: Nice
Finish: La Madone d'Utelle

Sunday
March 13
Stage 7
141 kms
Start: Nice
Finish: Nice