On Thursday 11 January and Friday 12 January, Stéphane Boury, general commissioner of arrivals for the Tour de France, traveled to Villeneuve-sur-Lot to celebrate the arrival of the next stage of the Grande cycle in the Bastide.
on July 11 Villeneuve-sur-Lot will be the destination city for stage 12 of the 2024 Tour de France, starting from Aurillac in Cantal. Seven months before the deadline, the sub-prefecture town of Lot-et-Garonne received for two days, Thursday 11 January and Friday 12 January, Stéphane Boury, the general commissioner in charge of arrivals for the Tour de France, appointed by the Amaury Sports Organization ( ASO), organizer of the Great Cycle.
On Thursday, a member of the Tour organization, accompanied by local elected officials, explored the last two kilometers of the 12th stage. Corresponding to the entrance to Villeneuve-sur-Lot. On Friday morning, Stéphane Boury joined the expanded management committee on the arrival of the Tour de France in the city council chamber.
“Heads of various local government services (city hall, Grand Villeneuvois and Lot-et-Garonne regional council) and numerous representatives of law enforcement and security forces (national police, gendarmerie, etc.) surrounded the mayor of Villeneuve-sur -Lot, Guillaume Lepers communicates through social networks with the municipality of Villeneuve to listen carefully to the recommendations of the general commissioner responsible for the arrival of the Tour de France.Therefore, the general mobilization of local authorities began due to this event. According to Stéphane Boury, about 20,000 people of Villeneuve-sur-Lot “It draws you to your heart.”