Stream the 2023 Tour de France live online

Updated: August 25, 2023

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Stream the 2023 Tour de France live online

The 2023 Tour de France should be a competitive race, with several notable riders aiming for cycling’s top prize. The 2022 winner Jonas Vingegaard is a strong climber and time trialist and one of the favorites, but two-time defending champion Tadej Pogačar is always a threat to win. He is an incredible all-around rider, and he has the experience to win the Tour de France. Viewers in the UK can live stream for free on ITVX, while French fans can watch live on France TV. Read on to learn all the ways to watch a 2023 Tour de France live stream securely with a VPN.

How to watch Tour de France 2023 live streams for free

Several broadcasters will broadcast the classic French cycling race for free during all its 21 stages. You can securely live stream the action in just a few simple steps:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location that matches the broadcaster you want to watch. For example, if you’d like to see the French broadcast, connect to a server in Paris.
  3. Check the schedule of the broadcaster you want to watch, like France TV.
  4. Tune in and enjoy!


Price: Free
Channel: ITV4

UK network ITV offers extensive coverage of the Tour de France, showing all 21 stages of the race. The British broadcaster’s ITVX (formerly ITV Hub) streaming platform is available to watch in your browser or its apps for smartphones and tablets. Check the schedule to see when to tune in to the race.

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SBS On Demand

Price: Free
Country: Australia

SBS On Demand will live stream all 21 stages of the 2023 Tour de France for viewers in Australia. The streaming service is also a great way to watch other sports including soccer, gymnastics, motocross, and track and field.

France TV

Price: Free

What better way to watch the Tour than on a French channel? France TV Sport broadcasts the Tour de France for free on its site. You can tune in to France TV to follow the 24-day cycling race along every stage with French commentary, as well as other live sports, including French Open tennis from Roland Garros, and French films and TV.

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Price: Free

Belgium’s RTBF has broadcasting rights for the Tour de France and will offer a free stream of the event if you don’t mind French commentary.

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Other ways to watch 2023 Tour de France live streams


Price: Varies
Channels: Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2

Eurosport provides live coverage of the Tour de France in several European markets. Be sure to check the official Eurosport schedule before tuning in. The streaming service also offers a seven-day free trial.

Peacock TV

Price: 6 USD/month and up
Channels: NBC Sports, NBC, and Peacock TV

NBC has broadcasting rights for Tour de France in the U.S. The event will be broadcast on NBC and NBC Sports and simulcast on NBC’s streaming service Peacock Premium, allowing you to watch the race live as well as highlights and on-demand options. Peacock TV offers a seven-day free trial.

Note: You will need a U.S. credit/debit card to subscribe to Peacock Premium.


Price: 75 USD/month
Channels: Fubo Cycling and NBC Sports

Fubo is available from 75 USD/month, and by adding its cycling package for 12 USD/month, you get a dedicated channel for streaming cycling (Fubo Cycling) as well as access to NBC Sports’ full coverage of the 2023 Tour de France. Signing up is easy, and a seven-day free trial is available.

YouTube TV

Price: 73 USD/month and up
Channel: NBC and USA Network

YouTube TV includes NBC and USA Network, which will air live coverage of the first week. Additional encores of each stage air on USA Network at 2 a.m. ET most days. A five-day free trial is available.

Sling TV

Price: 35 USD/month
Channel: NBC and USA Network

Sling TV is a great option if you want to live stream the Tour de France cycling and other popular channels. The basic “Sling Blue” plan includes NBC and USA Network (allowing you to watch the first week of the 2023 Tour de France live); however, you may need a U.S. credit card or PayPal to subscribe. A three-day free trial is available through its app.

DirecTV Stream

Price: 75 USD/month and up
Channel: NBC, NBC Sports 

DirecTV Stream is a popular streaming platform for sports fans, and its “Choice” package includes NBC Sports to follow the entire 2023 Tour de France.

Note: You may need to provide a U.S. ZIP code (e.g., 90210 or 10022) and a valid U.S. credit/debit card to subscribe to DirecTV Stream.

Hulu + Live TV

Price: 70 USD/month
Channel: NBC and USA Network

Hulu does not offer a free trial, but its live TV package (which also comes bundled with ESPN+ and Disney+) includes NBC and USA Network, which between them will show the first week of the 2023 Tour de France live.

Watch Tour de France highlights on YouTube

The official Tour de France YouTube channel offers highlights, best moments, backstage, daily summaries, and more.

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2023 Tour de France schedule

This year’s edition of the race will take place from July 1-23, 2023. Considered one of the world’s most iconic road cycling events, the TDF consists of 21 day-long stages over 23 days. This year’s route starts in Spain and culminates with the classic finish on Paris’s Champs-Élysées. Here’s the 2023 Tour de France race schedule:

DateLocationDistance and terrain
July 1, 2023Bilbao > BilbaoHilly (182 km)
July 2, 2023Vitoria-Gasteiz > San SébastienHilly (209 km)
July 3, 2023Amorebieta-Etxano > BayonneFlat (185 km)
July 4, 2023Dax > NogaroFlat (182 km)
July 5, 2023Pau > LarunsMountain (165 km)
July 6, 2023Tarbes > Cauterets-CambasqueMountain (145 km)
July 7, 2023Mont-de-Marsan > BordeauxFlat (170 km)
July 8, 2023Libourne > LimogesHilly (201 km)
July 9, 2023Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat > Puy de DômeMountain (184 km)
July 10, 2023Rest day
July 11, 2023Vulcania > IssoireHilly (167 km)
July 12, 2023Clermont-Ferrand > MoulinsFlat (180 km)
July 13, 2023Roanne > Belleville-en-BeaujolaisHilly (169 km)
July 14, 2023Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne > Grand ColombierMountain (138 km)
July 15, 2023Annemasse > Morzine les Portes du SoleilMountain (152 km)
July 16, 2023Les Gets les Portes du Soleil > Saint-Gervais Mont-BlancMountain (180 km)
July 17, 2023Rest day
July 18, 2023Passy > ComblouxITT (22 km)
July 19, 2023Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc > CourchevelMountain (166 km)
July 20, 2023Moûtiers > Bourg-en-BresseHilly (186 km)
July 21, 2023Moirans-en-Montagne > PolignyFlat (173 km)
July 22, 2023Belfort > Le Markstein FelleringMountain (133 km)
July 23, 2023Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines > Paris Champs-ÉlyséesFlat (115 km)



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