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Tour de France starts and ends around the table

Reuters, PARIS

Not always have riders been so rigid about their diet, though.

Five-time Tour winner Jacques Anquetil was also known as a bon vivant and sometimes joined journalists to savor wine and greasy sausages at rest-day barbecues.

Reporters covering the Tour will be glad to know that several three-star restaurants are on the route this year; from Passedat in Marseille to Bocuse in Lyon, Marc Veyrat in Annecy or the 10 in Paris.

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