Route

The 30th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 takes place from 30th August to 4th September 2021. It starts from the Grand Palais Éphémère (Paris) to finish in Nice, by five legs and 1 930 kilometers on the most beautiful roads in France.

The 2021 Tour Auto Optic 2000 begins on Monday 30th April in a completely new setting, the Grand-Palais Ephémère on the Champ-de-Mars in Paris. The next day (Tuesday, August 31), the 210 competitors (competition and regularity) leave the capital for five days of competition on 4 circuits and 10 special stages.

Detailed route with timetable

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Special Stages maps

The Special Stage maps are published on this page at 17:00, on the eve of each day they take place.

SPECIAL STAGES

Stages: Tour Auto Optic 2000

Leg 0 – Monday, August 30, 2021

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris Champ-de-Mars
• Administrative checks and technical scrutineering

Leg 1 – Tuesday, August 31, 2021

🏁  Paris – Beaune
399 kilometers
+ Official start from the Château de Courances
+ Dijon-Prenois circuit
+ One special stage

Leg 2 – Wednesday, September 1, 2021

🏁  Beaune – Aix-les-Bains
322 kilometers
+ Bresse circuit
+ Two special stages

Leg 3 – Thursday, September 2, 2021

🏁  Aix-les-Bains – Valence
446 kilometers
+ Three special stages

Leg 4 – Friday, September 3, 2021

🏁  Valence – Nîmes
289 kilometers
+ Lédenon circuit
+ Two special stages

Leg 5 – Saturday, September 4, 2021

🏁 Nîmes – Nice
474 kilometers
+ Paul Ricard circuit
+ Two special stages


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