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The ŠKODA Tour de Luxembourg is a UCI-approved road cycling race organised each year by the Luxembourgish Cycling Federation (Fédération du sport cycliste luxembourgeois). The prologue, start, and finish have traditionally taken place in Luxembourg City.

2021 programme

This year, the Skoda Tour de Luxembourg bicycle race will start in Kirchberg on Tuesday, 14 September 2021. The cyclists will cross the finish line (stage 5) in Limpertsberg on Saturday, 18 September 2021.

Start and finish of stage 1 on Tuesday, 14 September 2021

The fictitous start of stage 1 with presentation of the competitors will be at 12:30 in front of d'Coque on Rue Léon Thungen. The route will take the cyclists along Boulevard Konrad Adenauer, Boulevard Prince Charles, Rue du Kirchberg, Rue Munchen-Tesch and Route d'Echternach (real start in Dommeldange, near the Parc Hotel Alvisse on the N11), where they will exit the city and travel towards Waldhaff.

The cyclists will be escorted by the Grand Ducal Police.

Towards the end of stage 1, the cyclists will re-enter the city and race along Route d'Echternach, Rue Munchen-Tesch, Rue de Kirchberg, Boulevard Prince Charles and Boulevard Konrad Adenauer. The cyclists are expected to cross the finish line on Boulevard Konrad Adenauer (intersection with Rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi) between 15:40 and 16:20.

Road closures and changes to parking

  • Boulevard Konrad Adenauer will be closed to traffic on the section between Rue Érasme and Boulevard Frieden between 9:00 and 20:00 heures (as needed).
  • Rue Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (section between Rue Érasme and Rue Léon Hengen) and Rue Léon Hengen will be closed to traffic between 9:00 and 18:00 heures (as needed).
  • Val des Bons-Malades, Boulevard Prince Charles and Boulevard Konrad Adenauer (in the direction of the city centre) will be closed to traffic between 11:30 and 18:00 heures (as needed).
  • Rue de Kirchberg and all adjacent streets will be closed to traffic as needed between 14:30 and 16:30.
  • Parking will be prohibited on the west side of Parking Adenauer from 6:00 on 13 September to 22:00 on 14 September 2021.
  • Parking will be prohibited on the east side of Parking Adenauer from 20:00 on 13 September to 22:00 on 14 September 2021.
  • Parking will be prohibited on Rue de Kirchberg from 12:00 to 17:00 on 14 September 2021.
  • Parking will not be permitted on the section of Rue Erasme between Rue Léon Hengen and Avenue John F. Kennedy, as well as on Rue Léon Hengen from 20:00 on 13 September to 18:00 on 14 September 2021.

Changes to AVL bus services

Please note the following changes to municipal bus services between 9:00 and 20:00 on Tuesday, 14 September 2021:

  • Bus lines 6, 16, 18, 21 and 25 will not serve the central section of Boulevard Konrad Adenauer and will be diverted along Avenue John F. Kennedy. The stops "Antoine de St Exupéry", "Konrad Adenauer" and "Avalon" will not be served. Replacement stops: "Léon Hengen" (Rue Érasme) and "Albert Borschette" (Rue Albert Borschette).
  • Line 30 will be diverted via the Joseph Bech bridge and Avenue John F. Kennedy on the section of its route between "Kirchberg/village" and its terminus at "Réimerwee". The stops "Schmëdd", "Sichegronn", "Konrad Adenauer" and "Avalon" will not be served. Replacment stops: "Rue Saint-Fiacre" (house No. 18), "Jean Monnet", "Léon Hengen", and "Albert Borschette".
  • On line 32, the stops "Antoine de St Exupéry", "Sichegronn" and "Schmëdd" will not be served. Replacement stops: "Jean Monnet" and temporary stop "Rue Saint-Fiacre" (house No. 18).

Finish of stage 5 on Saturday, 18 September2021

For the finish of stage 5, the cyclists will enter the city via the CR215 (new Rue de Bridel) and continue along Rue du Rollingergrund, Rue Albert Unden, Avenue du Bois, Rue des Glacis, Avenue Victor Hugo, Rue Michel Lentz, Rue Evrard Ketten, Avenue de la Faïencerie, Rue de Rollingergrund, Rue de Kopstal (N12), the CR181 and the CR215. The cyclists are expected to cross the finish line between 13:30 and 16:00 at Place Laurent on Avenue Victor Hugo in Limpertsberg.

Road closures and changes to parking

  • Avenue Victor Hugo and Rue Henri VII will be closed to traffic between 9:00 and 18:00, and parking on these streets will be prohibited from 6:00 to 22:00.
  • The route taken by the cyclists will be closed to traffic from 13:30 to 16:00, and parking will be prohibited along the route in specified locations from 8:00 to 16:00.

Changes to AVL bus services

Please note the following changes to municipal bus services on Saturday, 18 September 2021:

  • Between 9:00 and 13:30, and between 16:00 and approximately 18:00:
    • Bus line 2: Buses heading to Limpertsberg will, after calling at "Theater Quai 1", be diverted via Avenue du Bois, Rue Frantz Seimetz, Avenue Joseph Sax and Rue Nicolas Liez towards the final stop ("Lycée Michel Lucius Quai 2").

      Instead of calling at "Lycée des Garçons Quai 1", "Alen Tramsschapp Quai 1", "Square André Quai 1", "Waassertuerm Quai 1", "Avenir Quai 1" and "Siggy vu Lëtzebuerg", buses will call at "Guillaume Schneider", "Bois", "Wassertuerm Quai 3" and "Square André Quai 2".

      Buses heading from Limpertsberg to Hamilius will, after leaving from "Lycée Michel Lucius Quai 2", be diverted via Avenue Pasteur and Allée Scheffer towards "Theater Quai 2".

      Instead of calling at "Avenir Quai 2", "Waassertuerm Quai 2", "Square André Quai 2", "Alen Tramsschapp Quai 2" and "Lycée des Garçons Quai 1", buses will call at "N.S. Pierret", "Alfred de Musset" and "Allée Scheffer" on Avenue Pasteur.
  • Between 13:00 and approximately 16:00:
    • Lines 2, 8 and 30: Buses will not call at stops in Limpertsberg. After calling at "Theater", buses will terminate at the bus parking area on Avenue de la Faïencerie.
      In both directions, buses will not call at "Lycée de Garçons", "Alen Tramsschapp", "Square André", "Waassertuerm", "Avenir", "Siggy vu Lëtzebuerg", "Lycée Michel Lucius", "Faïencerie/INL", "Henri VII", "Ermesinde", "Uni Campus Limpertsberg" or "Batty Weber".
    • Bus line 21: Buses will not call at certain stops in Rollingergrund/Belair-Nord, or the districts of Mühlenbach and Eich. Coming from the city centre, after calling at "Val Fleuri", buses will be diverted via Val Saint André, Rue Alexandre Fleming and Rue Thomas Edison towards a temporary final stop on Rue des Primeurs.

      In both directions, the stops "Val St André", "Roudebierg", "Villeroy & Boch", "Peiffeschbierg", "Siwemuergen", "Eecher Schmelz", "École Eich", "Eecher Plaz" and "Eich Centre Culturel" will not be served. Instead, buses will call at a temporary stop outside Nos. 6–8, val St André as well as the terminus "Strassen, Primeurs".


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