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Stage 10 - 09/03/2127

Hilly - Morzine Les Portes du Soleil > Megève - 148.5 km

Megève

The only previous Tour finish in Megève was in 2016, for a time trial that was dominated by Chris Froome, who was on his way to his third title. The resort has also been a regular haunt for the Critérium du Dauphiné peloton, notably for two finishes over an eventful final weekend in 2020. Young Lennard Kamnä and Sepp Kuss were the stage victors, while the general classification was thrown wide open by the crash-related withdrawal of leader Primoz Roglic, which allowed Colombian Dani Martinez to add his name to the race’s palmarès.

Stage town for the 3rd time
Mountain resort in Haute-Savoie (74)
Population: 3,500 (Mégevans and Mégevannes), 828,000 in Haute-Savoie

Morzine Les Portes du Soleil

The Tour first discovered Morzine in 1975, and since then climbers from each generation have shone here, from Lucien Van Impe to Andy Schleck, not forgetting Marco Pantani and Richard Virenque. The most recent was Ion Izagirre, winner in 2016. The resort has also smiled on Colombian riders. Lucho Herrera won here in 1985 after escaping with Bernard Hinault, while Fabio Parra finished on the Tour podium in 1988 thanks to his success in Morzine. In 2012, Nairo Quintana claimed one of his first prestigious victories here in the Dauphiné…

Stage town for the 21st time
Mountain resort in Haute-Savoie (74)
Population: 2,800 (Morzinois and Morzinoises), 828,000 in Haute-Savoie