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Tour de France 2018: Lorient and Region Candidates

More is known about the start of the Tour de France 2018. At least until the 4th stage and a possible ride throughout Brittany. With a stage from Lorient or the region? That’s the hope Norbert Metairie.

Tour de France organizer ASO (Amaury Sport Organisation) yesterday unveiled the outline of the 2018 edition, notably with the first two stages in Vendee.

It then appears that the 4 th stage connects La Baule to Sarzeau. And the 5 th lead riders to the north of Brittany, arriving in the Raz being approached.

“This is not buckled”

Could the departure be given to Lorient? “Yes, Lorient and the region of Lorient are candidates”, says Norbert Métairie, Mayor of Lorient and President of Lorient Agglomeration.

However, “it is not completed”. The decision will be announced in October.

“Good for business”

Since the post-war, the town of five ports welcomed eight departures and arrivals.

“Here, we do know it was a territorial experience,” insists the mayor who’s next “is very popular. This is a great party “.

And organize it in the country of Lorient early July 2018 “would be good for business and especially for tourism”.

Since the postwar Lorient hosted eight departures and eight arrivals, here that of July 1956.
Since the postwar Lorient hosted eight departures and eight arrivals, here that of July 1956. | LOUIS COVER

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