1976 Tour de France - Stages

Stages

The 1976 Tour de France started on 24 June, and had two rest days, the first in Divonne-les-Bains the second at Pyrénées 2000. The 1976 Tour de France was divided into 22 stages and one prologue. Of the 22 stages, three were split stages: stages 5 and 22 were split into two half stages, and stage 18 was split into three smaller stages. There were five types of stages, with respect to how many points could be earned for the points classification in the Tour de France:

  • Normal stages: stages 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 16, 19, 21
  • Mountain stages: stages 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20
  • Long time trials: stages 3 and 17
  • Team time trials: stage 5a
  • Short time trials: prologue and stage 22a
  • Half stages: stages 5b, 18a, 18b, 18c and 22b
Stage results
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
P 24 June Saint-Jean-de-Monts 8 km (5 mi) Individual Time Trial Freddy Maertens (BEL)
1 25 June Saint-Jean-de-Monts to Angers 173 km (107 mi) Flat Stage Freddy Maertens (BEL)
2 26 June Angers to Caen 237 km (147 mi) Flat Stage Giovanni Battaglin (ITA)
3 27 June Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Le Touquet-Paris-Plage 37 km (23 mi) Individual Time Trial Freddy Maertens (BEL)
4 28 June Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Bornem 258 km (160 mi) Flat Stage Hennie Kuiper (NED)
5A 29 June Leuven to Leuven 4 km (2 mi) Team Time Trial Ti-Raleigh
5B Leuven to Verviers 144 km (89 mi) Half Stage Miguel-Maria Lasa (ESP)
6 30 June Bastogne to Nancy 209 km (130 mi) Flat Stage Aldo Parecchini (ITA)
7 1 July Nancy to Mulhouse 206 km (128 mi) Flat Stage Freddy Maertens (BEL)
8 2 July Valentigney to Divonne-les-Bains 220 km (137 mi) Flat Stage Jacques Esclassan (FRA)
9 4 July Divonne-les-Bains to Alpe d'Huez 258 km (160 mi) Mountain Stage Joop Zoetemelk (NED)
10 5 July Le Bourg-d'Oisans to Montgenèvre 166 km (103 mi) Mountain Stage Joop Zoetemelk (NED)
11 6 July Montgenèvre to Manosque 224 km (139 mi) Mountain Stage José-Luis Viejo (ESP)
12 8 July Le Barcarès to Pyrénées 2000 205 km (127 mi) Mountain Stage Raymond Delisle (FRA)
13 9 July Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via to Saint-Gaudens 188 km (117 mi) Mountain Stage Willy Teirlinck (BEL)
14 10 July Saint-Gaudens to Saint-Lary-Soulan 139 km (86 mi) Mountain Stage Lucien Van Impe (BEL)
15 11 July Saint-Lary-Soulan to Pau 195 km (121 mi) Mountain Stage Wladimiro Panizza (ITA)
16 12 July Pau to Fleurance 152 km (94 mi) Flat Stage Michel Pollentier (BEL)
17 13 July Fleurance to Auch 39 km (24 mi) Individual Time Trial Ferdinand Bracke (BEL)
18A 14 July Auch to Langon 86 km (53 mi) Half Stage Freddy Maertens (BEL)
18B Langon to Lacanau 123 km (76 mi) Half Stage Freddy Maertens (BEL)
18C Lacanau to Bordeaux 70 km (43 mi) Half Stage Gerben Karstens (NED)
19 15 July Sainte-Foy-la-Grande to Tulle 220 km (137 mi) Flat Stage Hubert Mathis (FRA)
20 16 July Tulle to Puy de Dôme 220 km (137 mi) Mountain Stage Joop Zoetemelk (NED)
21 17 July Montargis to Versailles 145 km (90 mi) Flat Stage Freddy Maertens (BEL)
22A 18 July Paris 6 km (4 mi) Individual Time Trial Freddy Maertens (BEL)
22B Paris - Paris (Champs-Élysées) 91 km (57 mi) Half Stage Gerben Karstens (NED)

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