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9 Iconic Photographs from the History of Le Tour de France – Vol. 2

By Monica Buck

We already published one article full of nostalgic Tour photographs, but there are so many great pictures symbolising the rich heritage of the Grand Boucle that we just had to do another one. So sit back and enjoy the beauty of the best race in the world.

In need of refreshment?
Hard at work (1927)
Even floods won’t stop them
Gastone Nencini drinking wine in 1958
A short break (1982)
A beer to celebrate the arrival to the finish line
Eddy Merckx (1969)
Karstens rests during the sixth stage between Jambes and Metz (1967)
Robert Jacquinot taking his break in a bistro (1922)