Tour de France: 2016 race to visit mountainous Andorra

Riders on stage eight of the 2009 Tour de France
The riders went over the highest paved road in the Pyrenees - the 2,408m Envalira pass - the last time the race visited Andorra

The Tour de France will visit Andorra for a fifth time in its 113-year history during the 2016 race.

The principality - which is in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain - will host a stage finish, rest day and stage start over three days.

The three-week race has been through Andorra in 1964, 1993, 1997 and 2009.

The 2016 edition will start on 2 July at the foot of Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy and the full route will be unveiled in Paris on 20 October, 2015.

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