Breaking news today [13th March 2018] is that the 2020 Tour de France will start from Nice, the capitol of the Côte d’Azur on June 27, 2020.
It will be 39 years since the “Grand Depart” was last hosted in Nice. While the Tour has passed through Nice and the nearby mountains the city as recently 2013, the “Grand depart’ is a big deal. The city is starting plans for the event and what a location – sunshine, the sea, the Promenade des Anglais and then the mountains.
An overview created by the city can be seen here
So while it’s still a couple of years away, its time to start looking for accommodation and places along the Promenade are going to be in high demand.