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Festivals and Celebrations: Tour de France

Year 8 Language

Resources in Oliver

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..


The tour de France is over 100 years old, and believe you me, the great tour has evolved since its beginnings. This is what the first tour looked like.


Le Tour de France

The Tour de France, celebrating its 100th edition, was full of feats of endurance and, yes, cheating from its very first race.

Well, we didn’t know the following about the Tour, and if you already knew then you’re amazing and we would like to invite you on a stress-free tandem-bike ride.