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"Grand départ" 2006 in Strasbourg

Tour de France organiser ASO will host a press conference together with the Eastern French city of Strasbourg, to officially announce the departure - or "Grand départ" - of the 2006 Tour de France in Strasbourg. The press conference will be held on Thursday, March 31 in that same city.

The last time Strasbourg hosted the start of the Tour de France was in 1953, when the stage was won by Louison Bobet.

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