31 Beautiful Images Of The Tour De France In Yorkshire

Well done, Yorkshire. Take next week off.

1. This was the Grand Depart in Leeds.

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2. And from there it was into the countryside.

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3. This was the scene in Ilkley, 17 kilometres into the race.

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4. In Skipton even the town church got into the act.

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5. The race then thundered through the Yorkshire Dales.

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8. Crowds throughout the course came out in force.

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9. This was the scene at Buttertubs Pass.

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10. This intense crowd shot of Buttertubs Pass went viral.

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12. Some people got really, really excited.

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13. The markings on the road left some food for thought.

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14. And the views at Buttertubs? Magnificent.

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15. These llamas were spotted near Reeth, Yorkshire.

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16. Along with this graffitied sign in Leyburn.

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17. This was the scene at Grinston Moor.

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18. This part of the race was a pretty spectacular sight.

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19. It even made the front page of the Yorkshire Post.

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20. This was the scene in West Tanfield.

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21. With this located just around the corner.

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22. The first stage concluded in Harrogate.

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23. The town was “a bit” busy.

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24. Stage two departed from York. Here the peloton passes Bettys.

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25. And Clifford’s Tower.

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26. Knaresborough also wore a polka-dot jersey.

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27. This climb in Haworth? Marvellous.

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28. And the crowds on the second day? Just as huge.

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29. This was the scene at Bradfield Pass.

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30. Seeing the route from above is quite a sight to behold.

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31. And this horse? Well… It’s supporting Team Sky.

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Scott Bryan is the UK entertainment editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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