Etappe 8 - Pau - Bagnères-de-Luchon. Zaterdag 9 juli - Etappe 8 - 184km Pau / Bagnères-de-Luchon. Tour de France 2016 - Interactive Google Maps
The city of Henry the 4th welcomed the race in style on sixty-seven occasions, which puts it on the podium behind Paris and Bordeaux of the event's most faithful cities. It is also since last summer, the city of the Giants of the Tour (Le Tour des Géants) with sculptures representing each winner of La Grande Boucle set in the Philippe Tissié stadium. On each figure is the name and the photo of the winner of the concerned year as well as a text written by author Christian Laborde.