Tour de France 2022 start times for each stage, route map and how to watch on TV

How can I follow the race?

Those with a subscription to Eurosport (via Discovery+ Sports and Entertainment pass) or GCN+ are in luck, both will broadcast every day, as will ITV4 and the Welsh terrestrial channel S4C. In Wales, S4C is available on Sky 104, Freeview 4, Virgin TV 166 and Freesat 104, while in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland it can be found on Sky 134, Freesat 120 and Virgin TV 166 and also on iPlayer. Live shows and highlights programs are shown at different times each day. Alternatively, if you’re stuck at work or not subscribed to Eurosport if you have a sports package with Sky and BT or GCN+ – or don’t have access to S4C – you can follow the action as it unfolds, here with Telegraph Sport . Nearly every stage will be live blogged by our team – details to follow – while selected race details and standings in the main standings will also be published.

Which teams will ride the Tour de France?

As with all WorldTour races, every top professional cycling team receives an invitation and in the case of the Tour de France they are all contracted to participate in the Grand Tour.

In addition, Alpecin-Fenix ​​and Arkéa-Samsic qualified as the top-ranked ProTeams from 2021, while race organizers handed ASO wildcard spots to French squads B&B Hotels-KTM and TotalEnergies.

You can find the full list of teams competing in France in July and the riders scheduled for Copenhagen here.

Want to watch live TV coverage and follow the race?

All dates, times and distances are correct at time of publication.

Friday 1 July – first stage

Copenhagen to Copenhagen, 13.2 km (time trial)

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