Next year the Olympic Games will be held in Paris and the hosts are increasingly ready to welcome athletes and travelers from all over the world.
The Paris Olympic Games will take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024, however the party starts earlier, with the lighting of the Olympic flame in Olympia, Greece, and the start of its journey to Paris.
A few days ago, the Organizing Committee announced the route of the Olympic Torch Relay, which will cover 65 French territories in 68 days, will have 10,000 bearers and will pass through some of the most iconic and historic places in France.
The torch’s journey will begin on April 16 with its lighting in Olympia, Greece. Later she will go to Athens to set sail on the Belem ship to Marseille.
On May 8, he will arrive in Marseilles and there he will begin his journey through 65 French territories, including those of Overseas (Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, French Polynesia and Reunion).
Its final stop will be in Paris, on the Seine River, on July 26, where the Paris 2024 Olympic Games will kick off.
The Olympic Torch Relay will allow you to take a tour of the incredible landscapes of France, show its biodiversity and delve into the history of the French country.
Some of the sites you will pass through are Lascaux, the medieval fortress of Carcassonne, the Palace of Versailles, the Loire Valley Castles, abbeys and churches, including the iconic Mont Saint Michel.
It will also highlight some of the major figures who inspired and contributed to French culture, such as Joan of Arc, Robert Schuman, Charles de Gaulle and Edith Piaf.
You will also tour the most famous and reputed vineyards such as Saint-Emilion, Chablis and Layon, celebrating world-renowned terroirs and gastronomy. The Millau Viaduct and even the Kourou Space Center in French Guyana.
Without a doubt, the Olympic Torch Relay will be a great journey through the culture, nature and history of France.