Stage 13

Friday July 15 2022 - Bourg d'Oisans to Saint-Etienne - 193 km Flat
 

Back to the likely sprint stages as the race begins its journey over to the Pyrenees with a finish in Saint-Étienne. It’s fair to assume that an important episode in the battle for the green jersey will be played out in the home of Les Verts, the nickname of Saint- Étienne’s illustrious, green-shirted football team. A profile without any significant difficulty should, in theory, allow the teams that are focused on sprint finishes to make hay today. On stages of this type, breakaway riders will have little room for manoeuvre, but they can still hope for the best...