Trie-sur-Baïse → Pau : Stage 18 - 171 km - 26 juillet

This stage is an interlude in the Pyrenees sequence of the 2018 Tour. It will be an opportunity for sprinters to get back into action, at least those who can still cope after two days in the mountains.

Christian Prudhomme

 

Live information

Tune into France Bleu Béarn radio every 15 minutes for live updates before, during and after the race.

► ACCESS TO THE START AND FINISH LINES
  • Neutral start at Trie-sur-Baïse town hall at 1.55pm
  • Start proper at 2.00pm, 3km away on the D17 road
  • Finish line at Place de Verdun in Pau at around 5.20pm

See route details.

Information on access roads at Inforoute 64

► ACCESS TO THE TOUR ROAD

Between Arzacq-Arraziguet, Thèze and Astis

  • The D 944 is closed to traffic between 12.00 noon and 6.00pm

Astis

  • The D 834 is closed to traffic between 2.00pm and 6.00pm

Bernadets

  • The D 39 is closed to traffic between 2.00pm and 6.30pm

Morlaàs

  • The D 222 and D 206 are closed to traffic between 2.30pm and 6.30pm

Pau

  • The D 943 is closed to traffic between 2.30pm and 6.30pm

See access points and road closing times

Information on access roads at Inforoute 64

Parking areas

Please follow instructions, choose authorised parking aeras and avoid obstructive parking.
Listen to France Bleu Béarn for live updates on available parking spaces.

 

TIPS

for live updates on available parking spaces.Your safety is your concern when the Caravan passes through!
Do not cross in front of the Caravan.
Hold on to your children and stay grouped together.

You’ll be waiting for several hours along the route...
Dress suitably, the weather can change very quickly. Be prepared for the heat, the cold and the rain, and don’t forget a sun hat...
Bring enough water and something to eat.
Respect your surroundings and private property. Remember to take your rubbish away with you.

► Travelling around the region

Arriving on holiday

  • Make sure your accommodation, hotel, campsite, etc. is not in an area closed to traffic.
  • If so, make arrangements to arrive the day before or the day after.
  • Time your departure to arrive in the area after the Tour de France has passed through.

Leaving the region

  • If you are in an area on the Tour de France route, plan to leave early in the morning. The roads on the Tour route are closed between 12.00 noon and 7.00pm.

If you are travelling through an area on the Tour de France route, follow the recommended detours.
See detours