Tour de France in the Hautes-Pyrénées: all the practical information

The platoon arrives this Wednesday, July 20, in the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées for three days. On the menu: arrival at Altiport 007 in Peyragudes as a starter; a Lourdes – Hautacam stage on Thursday as a main course; and finally an outing from Castelnau-Magnoac on Friday for dessert.

Wednesday, July 20: Saint-Gaudens – Peyragudes

17th step.
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Schedules here.

Traffic and parking restrictions:

Traffic and parking will be regulated and, where appropriate, strictly prohibited in the route of the race of July 20, 2022 from 8 to 20 hours according to the assessment of the services of the National Gendarmerie, depending on the traffic of observed vehicles and / or saturation. from parking spaces to adjacent car parks.

On the course of the race, traffic will be closed 1 hour before the caravan passes. The reopening is scheduled for 30 minutes after the passage of the last runners.

On mountain roads, authorities can largely anticipate road cuts depending on traffic.

It is forbidden to park next to the road as soon as it does not prevent a wheel from protruding from the road.

Parking restrictions and physical road closures:

– D117: between the Peyresourdes pass and the Peyragudes station

– D619: Prohibition of parking 1 week before

From July 19 to July 20:

– D619: Closing of the main road

– D618: Closure from the Avajan RD618 / RD25 roundabout to the RD618 / RD25 intersection in Estarvielle

– RD325: Closure of the main road

Return route: It is advisable to go through the Aspin pass and Bagnères-de-Bigorre along the return route.

How to come by car?

From Loudenvielle: Parking in Loudenvielle in public car parks and possibility to go up with the Skyvall cable car.

From Peyragudes: Parking in public car parks, near the foot of the slopes (limited spaces). Please note that access to the station on July 20 will be closed very early in order to ensure the route of the platoon.

How to come by motorhome? Parking is available in Loudenvielle and the Espace Pla-Loudic under Peyragudes or car parks at Val Louron station to see the Tour pass.

Motorhome parking located in Loudenvielle, in front of Lake Genos-Loudenvielle.

Motorhome parking in the Espace Pla-Loudic, located under the station of Peyragudes – 500 places – without reservations

Motorhome parking at Val Louron station, near Col d’Azet.

Please note that access to the station will close early on July 20 to ensure the route of the platoon. He prefers to park the day before.

Thursday, July 21: Lourdes – Hautacam

18th stage.

18th stage.
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Schedules here.

Traffic and parking restrictions:

Traffic and parking will be regulated and, where appropriate, strictly prohibited in the course of the race on July 21, 2022 from 8 to 20 hours according to the assessment of the services of the National Gendarmerie, depending on the traffic of vehicles observed.

On the course of the race, traffic will be closed 1 hour before the caravan passes. The reopening is scheduled for 30 minutes after the runners pass.

On mountain roads, authorities can largely anticipate road cuts depending on traffic.

Attention: The 2X2 lane road between Lourdes and Argelès-Gazost is cut from at least 10 to 20 hours.

The climb to Hautacam will be closed from 8 am.

Parking at Spandelles Pass will be very limited along the pass. However, parking solutions will be arranged at Couraduque station.

Recommended return route:

It is advisable to go through the Col du Tourmalet (RD918) and Agos-Vidalos (RD921b) to return to Lourdes.

For information: The Tour caravan will not pass between the Col du Soulor and Gez, in particular the Col de Spandelles, for technical reasons.

Heavy information: Traffic and parking
On Wednesday 20 July from 12 noon, parking will be prohibited on all lanes used for the race as well as on adjacent lanes.

On Thursday 21 July, traffic will be banned from 10.30 am and diversions and recommended routes will be set up to allow everyone to drive in the best conditions.

Traffic Tips: If you are coming from Tarbes or Pau towards the city center or Argelès-Gazost: we recommend that you take the boulevards du Centenaire and the boulevard d’Espagne (perviant Lourdes) to reach the parking areas located in the southern part of Heavy.
Arrive from Argelès-Gazost or the Gaves Valley towards the city center or Tarbes / Pau: you will have to tour the city taking the Boulevards d’Espagne and the Boulevard du Centenaire.

To access the city center, detours will be set up with recommended itineraries, but we invite you to park upstream and finish the journey on foot.

Motor vehicle traffic conditions:
Potential traffic cuts (depending on attendance).

– D821 (2×2 lanes Lourdes – Argelès-Gazost): closed on Thursday 21 July from 10am. Reopening around 7 p.m.

– D918 (Argelès / Arrens / Col du Soulor): closed on Thursday 21 July from 1 p.m.

– D102 (Argelès / Gez / Sère-en-Lavedan): closed on Thursday 21 July from 2 pm.

– Climb to the Spandelles pass: access to the pass closed on Tuesday 19 July at 8 am according to attendance.

– D100 (ascent to Hautacam – access road to the station):
– Closed on Wednesday 20 July from Ayros-Arbouix depending on the spaces available in the car parks. However, from 4 pm, the National Gendarmerie will be filtered until the car parks are saturated.

– Total closure of the road between Wednesday 20 July from 8 pm to Thursday 21 July at 3 am (ascent of the Tour de France Logistics arrival). Reopening depending on the number of car parks.

– Opening of the track on Thursday 21 July from 7 pm.

– D913 (Préchac – Beaucens): closed on Thursday 21 July from 2 pm.
Bicycles are authorized to access season tickets depending on safety conditions.

To get out, it is recommended to access Lourdes by the Col du Tourmalet from Luz-Saint-Sauveur, otherwise by Pierrefitte-Nestalas and Agos Vidalos (RD 921 b).

Parking conditions

Hautacam climb: 5 temporary car parks accessible from Wednesday 20 July from 8 am: parking is allowed only on
the 5 temporary car parks, signposted and planned for this purpose:
– P1 Chemin de Bordes
– P2 (private paid parking) Les Ailhés
– P3 and P4 Canadian Pass 2 km from the finish
– P5 1.2 km from the finish

The evacuation of the 5 car parks, for the descent of the Hautacam, will only be authorized on Thursday 21 July from 7 pm.

Tramassel station and restaurant car parks:
Access and parking strictly prohibited from 4 pm on Wednesday 20 July. Parking next to the road used by the Tour de France will not be allowed, except in places where the width of the sidewalks allows parking far enough away from the road.

Movement and parking of motorhomes and coupled vehicles

In addition to the conditions of access and parking applicable to everyone,
The following conditions are added for motorhome owners and drivers of coupled vehicles:

Spandel’s past: ascent and descent prohibited from Tuesday, July 19 at 8 p.m. It is recommended to park motorhomes and vehicles attached to the car parks of the Col du Soulor and the Col de Couraduque (access to the Col de Spandelles by the Haugarou forest track: about 5 km).

Hautacam: Parking for accommodated vehicles (motorhomes and others …) is ONLY authorized in the P6 car park (at the top of Hautacam: Col de Tramassel) from Thursday 14 July at 10 am. Regulated parking: authorized on the right side from the restaurant Tramassel; left lane reserved for the passage and parking of the advertising caravan. The road will only be open for the evacuation of the P6 on Friday 22 July from 7am. Gray water drainage area: P6 car park near the Tramassel restaurant.

Do you live or stay in one of the villages located on the Hautacam D 100 climb: Traffic prohibited on Thursday 21 July from 8 am.
Authorized access only: medical and veterinary EMERGENCIES, medical staff. At any time and depending on the public gathered at the crossing points, the gendarmerie reserves the right to modify the system (conditions of access, traffic and parking).

Friday 21 July: Castelnau-Magnoac – Cahors

19th stage: Castelnau-Magnoac - Cahors.

19th stage: Castelnau-Magnoac – Cahors.
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Schedules here.

Traffic and parking restrictions:

Traffic and parking will be regulated and, where appropriate, strictly prohibited during the race on Friday 22 July 2022 from 8 am to 2 pm according to the assessment of the services of the National Gendarmerie, depending on the vehicular traffic observed. .

On the course of the race, traffic will be closed 1 hour before the caravan passes. The reopening is scheduled for 30 minutes after the runners pass.

Castelnau-Magnoac: It is advisable to arrive before 10 am to access the starting village.

Car parks will be organized throughout the village to welcome visitors from 6 in the morning. The reopening is scheduled for 30 minutes after the runners pass.

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