lot. Cahors, city of arrival of the 19th stage of the Tour de France, practical information

City of Cahors for the 19th stage of the Tour de France (© ASO Aurélien Vialatte.)

Friday, July 22, 2022, Cahors I will be there arrival city of the 19the stage of Tour de France 2022 with “Castelnau-Magnoac – Cahors”. To make the most of the Tour de France, a telephone number will be provided to inform you of parking conditions.

Is here 4e sometimes the Tour de France stops in Cahors and every time it is a big event for the city that will be the media focus of dozens of TV channels. Cahors will thus consolidate its notoriety and will be able to count on important economic benefits anticipated during several years.

A large barnum

A final stage of the Tour de France is an optimal organization to host in excellent condition: 184 runners, 450 guides, 2,000 accredited journalists, 300 police, 7 ambulances, 1 medical motorcycle, 1 radiology truck, 17 doctors and nurses , 7 hectares. mobilized in stages to accommodate the arrival area, 150 vehicles for the advertising caravan with a 30-minute show, 535 caravan drivers, 120 logistics and mechanics.

Traffic and parking for the 19th stage of the Tour de France on arrival in Cahors.
Traffic and parking for the 19th stage of the Tour de France on arrival in Cahors. (© DR)

Access, traffic and parking

Receiving a stage finale in the city center is a great exposure for millions of TV viewers, but it carries limitations proportional to the event. To allow this event to take place, parking and traffic arrangements are required.

1. Access to the city center by car possible from the north

Residents, people joining the train station or hospital and home care professionals will be able to access the city center but this access is strongly discouraged, except in cases of emergency or force majeure.

To the north : and 21 July at 8 p.m. 22 July at 8 pm by the Regourd roundabout and then by the Sainte-Valérie district (except vehicles over 3.5 tons).

By Orient (Bégoux, Terre-Rouge …): the Cabessut bridge remains open all the time. Please note that it is impossible to cross the Boulevard Gambetta or take the Quai Cavaignac and the Côte des Évêques du Thursday 21 at 8 p.m. Friday 22 July At 8 p.m.

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For the West : la Croix-de-Fer, Labéraudie, Pradines … Juntil Friday 22 July at 12:30 access to the city center from the north (Regourd and Sainte-Valérie roundabout). The Hessel Bridge (Remparts) was closed to traffic Friday 22 July from 12:30 to 8 p.m.

Plateau de Lacapelle: facilitate the descent along the Chemin de Peyrolis and then access the city center from the Chartreux car park on foot or the Cabessut bridge.

To the south (Route de Toulouse): ring road to the east and the Cabessut bridge or by the ring road and north access. The Louis-Philippe Bridge is closed to enter the city center from Thursday 21 July at 8 p.m. until Friday 22 July At 8 p.m. The bridge is still accessible to leave the city by the Quai d’Aguesseau.

2. Traffic

Traffic is prohibited from 21 July at 8 p.m. 22 July at 11.45 pm: boulevard Gambetta at its top near Place de Gaulle, rue Denis-Forestier, des Augustins, Mendès-France and Émile-Zola (between rue Mendès-France and rue des Cadourques).

prohibited from 21 July at 8 p.m. 22 July at 8 p.m .: boulevard Gambetta, allée des Soupirs, avenue André-Breton, côte des Évêques, quai Cavaignac, rue de La Barre, avenue du 7e R.-I. (between the Auditori roundabout and Avinguda Pommiès).

Prohibited 22 July from 12.30 to 20.00 h: avenues Maryse-Bastié, de Lattre-de-Tassigny, André-Breton, Pierre-Sémard, pont Stéphane-Hessel (des Remparts).

All traffic, in and out of the Croix-de-Fer neighborhood, will be impossible Friday 22 July from 12:30 to 8 p.m.

Change of direction of traffic or limitation of Thursday 21 July at 8 p.m. Friday 22 July At 8 p.m.

One wayrue Joachim-du-Bellay (from rue Baudel to avenue de Freycinet)

Reverse direction of trafficrue des Carmes (between quais Cavaignac and Place Imbert), rue du Pape Jean-XXII, rue Emile-Zola (between rue Larroumet and rue des Cadourques) and (between avenue Freycinet and Villars), rue Victor -Hugo (between the Allée des Soupirs and rue Michelet).

3. Parking

The car parks of Roquebillière, Regourd, Chartreux, Ludo-Rollès, Labéraudie, Périé and Saint-Georges are still accessible.

Le Phare: remains open, however, from 21 July of 20 ha 22 July at 8 pm to get there you have to take the rue des Carmes, the direction of which will be reversed.

The Amphitheater: inaccessible from 20 July at 2 p.m. 22 July 23:45 h.

Parking de Gaulle: due to the organization of the Cahors Blues Festival, only access to the part of the paid space is possible. For the Tour de France the paid part will be inaccessible from Monday 18 July at 7 am a Friday 22 July at 11:45 p.m.

Closed car parks from Wednesday 20 July at 2 p.m. until the 22nd July at 23:45: Lucterius square, Lafayette square, Bessières square and behind the police station, Claude-Nougaro square (Espace Valentré), parking change at the station. Thursday, July 21st

Roads of Thursday 21 July at 8 am a Friday 22 July at 8 p.m .: 7th R.-I. Avenue. (from the roundabout of the auditorium to the junction of Pommiès (Sainte-Valérie), avenue André-Breton (between the avenue des Soupirs and the rue des Capucins), boulevard Gambetta, côte des Évêques, quai Cavaignac, rue de la Barre.

Roads of Friday 22 July 12:30 to 8 pm: Avenue Maryse-Bastié, Avenue André-Breton (between rue des Capucins and Avenue Sémard), Avenue de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Avenue Pierre-Sémard.

Pedestrian traffic

All accesses to the city center are open to pedestrians. On the day of arrival, the crossing of the boulevard can only be done at specific points and only upstream of the passage of the caravan of the Tour de France and the race.

Points to cross the Boulevard Gambetta: rue des Augustins (near the Place de Gaulle, rue Wilson (town hall), Place Imbert (theater), rue Victor-Hugo.

By public transport

There will be a shuttle service between the parks and walks of Chartreux and Ludo-Rollès, passing through the Champollion pier, leaving the Louis-Philippe bridge and entering the Cabessut bridge. A bus service will also link the Route de Toulouse sector with the Terre-Rouge district, without entering the city center.

This minimum service will be provided within the limits allowed by traffic conditions. If you have any questions, please contact Évidence on 05 32 09 54 87.

Dedicated information

In order to inform the Cadurciens as much as possible about each of their situations, the town council of Cahors has set up a dedicated number. You can join from Monday 11 on Thursday 21 July 2022 (except Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays) from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at 0800 46 00 00.

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