Tour de France was one extravagant party
Last updated 5 years ago by UtrechtCentral.comThe Tour de France was a wonderful and grandiose party according to Utrecht Mayor Jan van Zanen. The organisers were very pleasantly surprised by the passion for cycling. The worldwide attention to the city is good for Utrecht.
Utrecht exists has already been on the map for centuries and now we have been able to showcase the city to even more people.
The Tour provided plenty of entertainment for an entire weekend. There had been much anticipation from the first day people were informed that the Tour would take place in Utrecht.
The mayor himself went around the track twice on Saturday; once with King Willem-Alexander and once with chief Tour organiser Christian Prudhomme.
Australian Rohan Dennis claimed the title in Utrecht on Saturday. The second stage began on Sunday leaving Dom city for the province of Zeeland.