The first professional race of the year in Europe the Paris-Nice is from March 5th to 12th 2017. Also known as “Sun race”, professional cyclists are looking for the soft climate of the French Riviera after severals hundreds kilometers between the 2 big City.
The cyclist pack will be in Nice for the two last stages of the race on Saturday March 11th and Sunday March 12th. The 7th stage will take place between Nice and the Col de la Couillole (177km) and the 8th stage, through the city Nice. (115km)
It is the first important meet of the cyclism season : an amateur race will be organized the day before the arrival of the professional one : the Paris-Nice Challenge. Cyclist will have the choice between two races : the same as the official one or a second which is shorter in order to profit of the amazing landscapes.
This is another proof that Nice is definitely a sports city !
Book your hotel in Nice for the Paris-Nice!