In 2022 . Sports Travel International are the official Irish Tour de France and Etape du Tour international travel partner. The 2022 Etape du Tour is your opportunity to ride a stage of the Tour de France on 100% closed roads on exactly the same route as the riders of the Tour de France peloton. This is amateur cycling at its absolute best. The Etape stage and the date will be announced at the same time as the route announcement of the Tour de France in October, 2021. The Etape usually takes place on the first or second Sunday of July. The last few years the EDT has taken place in the Alps.