Friday, September 22, 2023

Stage 9 of the Tour de France 2023, live

The mythical peak of Auvergne, in a special category, It is a different port that feeds its legend in the hardness of its rampsbut also in the mystery that encloses the place.

Included in the Unesco Heritage list since 2018, the place has benefited from special protection since the late 1980s and for this reason he Tour just enters the spiral road that ascends to its sleeping crater.

Exceptionally, it will do so in the ninth stage of this edition, which will leave Saint-Léonard-de-Noblatthe city where Raymond Poulidor lived, and which It will culminate in its dome, at 1,415 meters, after traveling 182.4 kilometers.

All eyes will be on the last 13, but especially on the final four, a veritable wall that looms parallel to a railway, the only way to climb to the top, limiting tourism and preserving the place.


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