Every year the city of Paris is the location for the final stage of the largest and most prestigious cycling competition in the world: the legendary Tour de France. Don’t miss this thrilling sporting event during your stay in Paris this summer.

Paris: a sporting capital

Summer is a particularly good season to come and discover the many delights and attractions that Paris has to offer. The world’s most beautiful capital city has world-famous historical monuments, wonderful architecture, gorgeous green spaces, richly diverse cultural institutions and countless other attractions to fill your holiday itinerary to overflowing. To get the most out of your visit to the City of Light, however, you need comfortable and welcoming accommodation in a strategic location. Situated within the 12th arrondissement, the Hotel Interlude should be your first choice. Enjoying a convenient and attractive setting near the green expanse of the Bois de Vincennes and offering high quality services and warm hospitality, the Interlude is fully committed to the complete satisfaction of its guests. If you have the chance to visit Paris this summer you can enjoy a major sporting event, as well as an activity that is both fun and informative: the Tour de France and the Paris Bike Tour. An exciting sporting occasion and a unique way of discovering the cultural richness of the capital await you during your time in Paris.

The thrill of attending the Tour de France

Each year the Tour de France brings together the best cyclists in the world for an epic clash involving skill, strength, speed and stamina over 3,519 kilometres of a challenging and gruelling route. If you’re staying at the Hotel Interlude on July 24th, then you’re certainly in luck, because that is the day of the climactic 113km stage of the 103rd edition of the most famous international cycling race. You can be there to witness the triumphant arrival of the athletes on the Champs Elysees, and cheer on your cycling heroes.

Then, inspired by all the two-wheeled action, you’ll want to take to the saddle yourself for a ride that’s a lot less challenging and exhausting, but hugely entertaining and rewarding; the Paris Bike Tour. Since 2002, the Paris Bike Tour company has been offering visitors from all over the world guided excursions around the city. Friendly, knowledgeable and experienced guides share their passion for the capital and its history, and touring by bicycle allows you to get to know and understand Paris up close and at a comfortable pace, while enjoying plenty of fresh air.

The summer offers you a fascinating face of Paris where there is the sweetness of life in every corner. Take advantage of your stay to witness one of the great sporting events of the year, then hop on your green transport to discover Paris from a completely new perspective, courtesy of the Paris Bike Tour.