This year’s Tour de France begins in Bilbao, Spain on Saturday, July 1, 2023, and runs through to Sunday, July 23, when it ends in Champs-Élysées, Paris, France. This year you will be able to watch all 2,115 miles of this year’s 3-week event, and this article will explain how.
Where To Watch The Tour de France: Live coverage of all 21 stages of the 2023 Tour de France will stream live on Peacock Premium. Coverage will also be available on USA Network for stages 3 through 7 days, and NBC will cover the start on July 1st. (We have the entire Tour de France schedule in this article.) We recommend Peacock as you can stream the entire Tour de France live for just a 1-month subscription for $5.99.
How To Watch The Tour de France
With all 21 stages of the Tour de France streaming live on the service, we recommend Peacock Premium as your best option to watch the 2023 Tour de France.
Watch on Peacock
You can stream live coverage of the entire Tour de France on Peacock’s premium tier, which costs $5.99 per month. However, Peacock doesn’t require a long-term commitment, so you can cancel when the Tour de France is over and only be charged $5.99 for the 1 month of service.
You can stream Peacock’s coverage of the Tour de France on your TV or mobile device. The streaming service supports Roku, Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple T.V. 4K and Apple T.V. HD, Xbox One S and Xbox One X, Playstation 4, Android devices, Android TV, Chromecast, and Chromecast built-in, Xfinity Flex 4K. Follow these steps to install Peacock on your device:
- Subscribe to a Peacock using this link
- “Search” your devices app store or channel store for “Peacock.”
- Select the streaming service and press “OK.”, “Install” or “Download” depending on your device
- Peacock is now installed on your Roku. Open Peacock, and log in with the credentials you used to subscribe to the service. Search for “Tour de France” and watch.
If you need more information, see our review of Peacock for more details.
Tour De France Schedule
The complete schedule for the Tour De France is in the table below. All 21 stages will stream live on Peacock.
|Stage||Terrain||Date||Start > Finish|
|1||HILLY||07/01/23||BILBAO > BILBAO|
|2||HILLY||07/02/23||VICTORIA-GASTEIZ > SAINT-SEBASTIEN|
|3||FLAT||07/03/23||AMOREBIETA-ETXANO > BAYONNE|
|4||FLAT||07/04/23||DAX > NOGARO|
|5||MOUNTAIN||07/05/23||PAU > LARUNS|
|6||MOUNTAIN||07/06/23||TARBES > CAUTERETS-CAMBASQUE|
|7||FLAT||07/07/23||MONT-DE-MARSAN > BORDEAUX|
|8||HILLY||07/08/23||LIBOURNE > LIMOGES|
|9||MOUNTAIN||07/09/23||SAINT-LÉONARD-DE-NOBLAT > PUY DE DÔME|
|10||HILLY||07/11/23||VULCANIA > ISSOIRE|
|11||FLAT||07/12/23||CLERMONT-FERRAND > MOULINS|
|12||HILLY||07/13/23||ROANNE > BELLEVILLE-EN-BEAUJOLAIS|
|13||MOUNTAIN||07/14/23||CHÂTILLON-SUR-CHALARONNE > GRAND COLOMBIER|
|14||MOUNTAIN||07/15/23||ANNEMASSE > MORZINE LES PORTES DU SOLEIL|
|15||MOUNTAIN||07/16/23||LES GETS LES PORTES DU SOLEIL > SAINT-GERVAIS MONT-BLANC|
|–||REST DAY||07/17/23||SAINT-GERVAIS MONT-BLANC|
|16||INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL||07/18/23||PASSY > COMBLOUX|
|17||MOUNTAIN||07/19/23||SAINT-GERVAIS MONT-BLANC > COURCHEVEL|
|18||HILLY||07/20/23||MOÛTIERS > BOURG-EN-BRESSE|
|19||FLAT||07/21/23||MOIRANS-EN-MONTAGNE > POLIGNY|
|20||MOUNTAIN||07/22/23||BELFORT > LE MARKSTEIN FELLERING|
|21||FLAT||07/23/23||SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES > PARIS CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES|
Watching on USA and NBC
If you don’t want to watch on Peacock, Tour de France coverage is also on USA Network on stages 3 through 7 and the start will air on NBC. Peacock is your best option because it covers the entire race.
Each of the following services carries NBC and USA.
DIRECTV STREAM offers over 130 channels, including NBC and USA, in their “entertainment” plan for a price of $79.99 per month. The service supports Apple TV, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and most modern web browsers. The service provides a 5-day free trial for new customers. (see DIRECTV STREAM review)
fuboTV offers over 100 live channels, including NBC and USA, at the cost of $74.99 per month, with upgraded plans available. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 3 devices simultaneously. (see fuboTV review)
Hulu Live TV offers over 60 live channels, including NBC and USA Network, at the cost of $76.99 per month. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The base price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 2 devices at once, but the option to upgrade to unlimited streams. Hulu Live TV includes Hulu streaming library. (see Hulu Live TV review)
YouTube TV offers over 85 live channels with three simultaneous streams and a personal cloud DVR. All this comes with a price tag of $72.99 per month. YouTube TV supports Fire TV, Android, iOS (includes airplay to Apple TV), and Chromecasts/Chromecast-compatible TVs. YouTube TV offers a free trial. (see YouTube TV review)
Another Way To Watch
Sling TV provides USA and NBC in a few parts of the country. They don’t offer a free trial, but the first month is $20 off. (The normal monthly price is $40.) NBC is only available through Sling in the list of the places below, so if you aren’t located in one of those areas, then check out our guide to watching NBC without cable. It provides free NBC options like using a TV antenna.
NBC is Available on Sling in the Following Locations:
- New York
- Washington, DC
- Miami/Ft. Lauderdale
- Hartford/New Haven
- Dallas/Ft. Worth
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose
- San Diego
Using The NBC Sports App
With coverage of the Tour de France on two channels, NBC and USA, it may be easier to use the NBC Sports app. However, you will need access to a streaming service that carries those networks to log into the app and get access to watch. The NBC Sports App is supported on Available on Apple iOS & tvOS, Android, AndroidTV, Amazon Fire TV, Contour, Contour Stream Player, Roku, and Chromecast. Follow the steps below and you should have no problem watching all three weeks of the Tour de France
- Use a Free Trial to a Service that carries NBC and USA. Those are:
- Go to the channel store or app store on your device. On Roku, it’s called the “Channel Store.”
- Search for the NBC Sports app
- Add the NBC Sports app to your device and then open it.
- Go to “Browse” on the menu to the left of the screen. Under “All Networks,” navigate to “USA” and press the OK button on your remote.
- Using a computer or mobile web browser, you go to https://www.nbcsports.com/activate.
- You will then be asked for a TV provider and a username/password. for example If you subscribe to Hulu, select “Hulu,” then enter your login and password for Hulu.
- Once you sign in, your TV screen will refresh after a minute or so. You should now have access to the Tour de France through the app.