How to watch Tour de France 2023: dates, times, livestream info

FILE - Stage winner Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates as he crosses the finish line during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, with start in Lourdes and finish in Hautacam, France, on July 21, 2022. Tour de France champion Jonas Vingegaard will be backed by some of the best riders in the world in his bid for a double. Team Jumbo-Visma’s selection of riders for cycling’s biggest race unveiled Monday, June 26, 2023 is a well balanced roster of riders that will offer Vingegaard close protection on the flat, and crucial assistance in high mountains. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

Denmark’s Jonas Vingegaard returns as the defending champ in this year’s Tour de France. Here’s what you need to know about the exciting cycling event. (Photo by: Thibault Camus/AP Photo)

The 110th Tour de France cycles across the finish line tomorrow. The annual long-distance race once again brought together some of the biggest names in cycling, including defending champion Jonas Vingegaard, Tadej Pogacar, Mikel Landa, Enric Mas, David Gaudu, Jai Hindley and Ben O’Connor. Want to tune into the final day of the Tour de France (AKA the cycling Super Bowl) and find out who will take home the yellow jersey in 2023? Here’s what you need to know about watching this year’s Tour de France.

How to watch the Tour de France from the US:

Tour de France dates: July 1-23

Tour de France TV channel: NBC, USA

Tour de France streaming: Peacock

How to watch the 2023 Tour de France without cable:

(Photo: Peacock)

Starting at just $5 a month, a Peacock subscription is the easiest way to stream live sports and events airing on NBC, including this year’s Tour de France! On top of access to the Tour de France, the streaming platform is the easiest way to stream most live sports and events airing on NBC. You’ll also get access to thousands of hours of shows and movies, including beloved sitcoms such as Parks and Recreation and The Office and even recent theatrical releases like Book Club: The Next Chapter, Renfield and soon the Super Mario movie. For $10 monthly you can upgrade to an ad-free subscription which includes live access to your local NBC affiliate (not just during designated sports and events) and the ability to download select titles to watch offline.

$5 at Peacock

Is there a free Tour de France livestream?

Don’t want to pay for Peacock to watch the Tour de France? UK-based channel ITVX will have a free livestream of their Tour de France coverage throughout the race. To access this free livestream though, you’ll need a VPN.

To watch ITVX from the US, you’ll need to sign up (or sign in) for a good streaming VPN and choose a UK server. From there, you should be able to watch ITVX totally free from the US. Don’t have a VPN yet? Check out Endgadget’s guide to the best VPNs, or check out our top VPN pick for streaming below:

(Photo: ExpressVPN)

ExpressVPN offers “internet without borders,” meaning you can tune into a free European Tour de France livestream this month as opposed to paying for Peacock’s US coverage. ExpressVPN’s added protection, speed and range of location options makes it an excellent choice for first-time VPN users looking to stretch their streaming abilities, plus, it’s Endgadget’s top pick for the best streaming VPN. New users can save 35% and get an extra three months free when they sign up for ExpressVPN’s 12-month subscription. Plus, the service offers a 30-day free trial. 

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How long is the Tour de France?

The 2023 Tour de France will be 2,115 miles raced across 21 days. The longest day of racing will be stage two from Vitoria-Gasteiz to San Sebastian, which is 130 miles.

Where does the Tour de France end?

The Tour de France cycles to a stop on July 23, 2023.

How many riders are in the Tour de France?

176 cyclists are riding in the Tour de France this year, making up 22 Tour de France teams.

Changes to this year’s Tour de France

This year, the Tour de France has added a dozen new stage towns and a handful of new stage changes. The 2023 race will also see just one time trial as opposed to the traditional two.

2023 Tour de France full TV schedule:

(All times Eastern)

July 23

Pre-Race Show: 10 a.m. (Peacock)

Stage 21: Yvelines-Paris: 10:10 a.m. (Peacock)