Dun le Palestel, city-stage of the Paris-Nice 2022

It’s official, Dun-le-Palestel will be the finish city of a stage of the famous Paris-Nice bicycle race on March 8. This “race of the sun”, which will take place from March 6 to 13, 2022, is a great opportunity to promote the assets of our territory, which already has a great appetite for cycling. So cycling enthusiasts, don’t wait any longer book your accommodation now, plan a little stay in Creuse for the occasion, just to be the first ones on the finish line to see and support your favorite riders.

Dun-le-Palestel, city fan of cycling

Dun le Palestel receives each year many riders of theTour de France, during its traditional nightly criterium. For decades, this craze for the little queen has not wavered and has made the inhabitants of the Creuse and its visitors happy. In this context, being a stopover city for the Paris-Nice 2022, was an obvious choice!

Note the date in your diaries now, on March 8, 2022, in Dun-le-Palestel, one of the finish cities of the Paris Nice 2022, there will be sport, spectacle and cycling stars in Dun le Palestel!

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and France Bleu Creuse:

Some known names of riders engaged on this Paris Nice 2022:

Primoz Roglic (winner of three Tour of Spain between 2019 and 2021), Fabio Jakobsen (best sprinter of the Vuelta in 2021),Sam Bennett(green jersey of the Tour de France 2020), Wout Van Aert, Nairo Quintana… On the French side also very good riders like David Gaudu, Bryan Coquard, Guillaume Martin, Pierre Latour,etc.


1pm:Antique car parade with the Belles Mécaniques Dunoises and the Club Rétromobile Dunois
1:30pm: Gather in front of the town hall for a walk as part of the
“Women’s Rights Day”
Exhibition of vintage vehicles at the Champ de Foire square
14h45 – 15h05 :1st passage of the race
15h45 -16h 11 :Arrival of the race
Entertainment by Caiman Swing from 13:30 to 17h.

Stands at Post Office Square:

  • Army of the Land
  • Road safety
  • Young farmers: limousine meat tasting
  • Dunoiz animations: refreshment stand
  • Hotel Joly: Limousin meat tasting
  • Arty Shop: the best of the artists, craftsmen and producers of the PaysDunois (soaps and natural products, macramé, sewing, knitting, metal objects, pottery, honey, brocante, watercolors, collages, paintings …. ) . Room near the Tourist Office from 9am to 7pm. Transfer 10% of sales to an association for the defense of women’s rights .
  • Vaccibus Place du Champ de Foire
  • Without forgetting the local shops