It is expected a solo arrival or a sprint with few cyclists or at the head of a platoon
The Tour de France enters the Vosges massif in Alsace on Wednesday in the fifth stage (175.5 km) of the round gala, half mountain and with arrival in Colmar.
Four levels appear between Saint-Dié-des-Vosges and the Alsatian plain. Among others, two of second category, Haut-Koenigsbourg (km 109.5), in front of the castle of the same name, and Trois-Epis (km 40.5), in the middle of «a postcard decoration», according to the words of the Career director, Thierry Gouvenou.
There are several possible scenarios in the development of this stage, such as a solo arrival, a sprint of few cyclists or at the head of a first platoon.
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