On July 2nd, Mönchengladbach will be a special part of the Tour de France. The second leg of the world-famous bicycle race leads from Düsseldorf to Liège. After the first leg in Düsseldorf, the cyclists will be on their way to Mönchengladbach and cross the city for 20km. As special highlight, the tour’s first sprint classification will take place on Mönchengladbach’s Bismarckstraße towards Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle.
14 blocks for approximately 20,000 visitors will be available alongside Rathenau-/Bismarckstraße. Blocks 1 – 6 on the right side towards Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle and blocks 7 – 14 on the left side towards Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle. Each block will hold a limited number of visitors. The entrance is only possible with a special wristband in the respective color. These wristbands will be handed out on July 2nd on-site at the block check points. If a specific block is filled, no further entrance is allowed. Switching between blocks during the event is not possible.