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5 July 2016


This year, Le Tour de France begins at Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy and is going through the landing beaches and the prairies where Le Rustique Camembert was created. This weekend saw the start of a great cycling race, Le Tour de France, at one of the most iconic location of Normandy, Le Mont-Saint-Michel. UNESCO has classed the Mont-Saint-Michel as a world heritage in 1979 and this mecca of tourism welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors a year.

For 113 years, Le Tour de France has been the greatest cycle race in the world. It rallies 13 nationalities divided in 22 teams for a ride of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,519 kilometers during the month of July. That would be about 319 million Le Rustique Camemberts if you line them up!

The British team - Team Sky, has 9 riders racing this year. Froome, who already had 2 Tour de France victories, would attempt an unprecedented triple goal: the Tour, as well as the time trial and road race at the Olympics.

Millions of fans are lining and waiting for the riders, this event is well known for gathering passionate people and is a great way to discover France and its various landscapes and cities.

During the whole month of July, millions of fans line the roads throughout France waiting to cheer the riders on. And millions more worldwide watch it from the comfort of their homes on TV.

If you have planned a trip to France to watch it why not make the experience a real French one with a few sandwiches with slices of Le Rustique Brie, ham, tomatoes and lettuce.

If you're just planning on watching the highlights every evening why not grab a Le Rustique Camembert, some fresh bread, an apple chutney and a glass of wine as a great way to unwind and treat your tastebuds while you enjoy the best moments of the stage of that day.

Whether in France cheering up the riders alongside the roads or in front of your TV, this will be the perfect opportunity to discover the Normandy beautiful landscapes and have a taste of France with Le Rustique Camembert or Brie!