It’s time ! Only a few more days and the Brussels Grand Départ 2019 of the Tour de France sets off for both cyclists and spectators. The tension rises !
Thursday 4 July
The FAN PARK
From 4 to 7 July, an area focussing exclusively on the Tour de France will be opened up on Place De Brouckère at 4.00 pm.
For four days, through to the final stage of the Grand Départ, A.S.O. and various partners will organise events, games and workshops.
Thursday 4 July, from 2.00 to 8.00 pm
Friday 5 and Saturday 6 July, from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
Sunday 7 July, from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm
Introducing the teams
Clearly a highlight of the Tour de France! Crowds will gather from 4.00 to 8.00 pm to see the line-up of the 22 teams of 8 racers who’ll be capturing the imagination of spectators for three weeks. There will be various shows to entertain the crowds.
The champions will leave the Place des Palais and ride along the superb
Saint-Hubert galleries, giving spectators from all over the world some fantastic views.
The teams will be announced one by one at Grand-Place, with the event broadcast to 190 different countries.
Friday 5 July: final of the Belgian Championship of the Eddy Merckx game
Like the first ever victory of our champion in the Tour de France, this famous game named after him is celebrating its half-centenary. The final of the Belgian Championship will be taking place in Brussels! More information will be available at a later date.