The route has been announced for the 2019 Tour du Poitou Charentes which will take place from Tuesday 27 – Friday 30 August this year. It starts in Niort and finishes in Poitiers 658km later passing through the rolling hills and vineyards of the region.
I’m sure that this will be the most action that some of the quiet villages have seen for quite some time!
The day stages are as follows:
Day 1: Niort – Rochefort – 189km
Day 2: Rochefort – Aigre – 168km
Day 3 (am): Châtellerault – Pleumartin – 111km
Day 3 (pm): Time Trial – Leigné-les-bois – Pleumartin – 23km.
Day 4: Aigre – Poitiers – 167km.
Have a look at the detailed routes for each day here: