When: Wednesday, July 11
Where: Villers Cotterets-Joigny
Length: 193km

DESCRIPTION
It only seems like the Tour has been going for a few days, but this is already one of the last chances for the sprinters to have things their way.

The route meanders south through Villers Cotterets, with nothing much in the way of difficulties. Four category four climbs are included, but tactically these are unlikely to have any effect.

The final 15km comprises a flat dash along the banks of the Yonne river into Joigny.

CW STAGE RATING
Scenery: 3/10
Difficulty: 1/10
Impact on overall: 1/10

ROUTE DETAILS
Km, Location, ETA, Feature
0, VILLERS COTTERETS, 12:50, START
23.5, Cote de Veuilly la Poterie, 13:31, Climb cat 4
62.5, Cote de Doucy, 14:23, Climb cat 4
69, La Ferte Gaucher, 14:32, Sprint
110, Nogent-sur-Seine, 15:27, Feed zone
122.5, Soligny les Etangs, 15:43, Sprint
144, Cote de Galbaux, 16:12, Climb cat 4
148.5, Cote de Bel Air, 16:18, Climb cat 4
158.5, Theil sur Vanne, 16:31, Sprint
193, JOIGNY, 17:17, FINISH

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