Tour de France is one of the most famous cycling events, but there are also two other big cycling races each year.

There are three major cycling Grand Tours that take place in Europe between May and September each year. Three grand tours are known as:

  • Tour de France
  • Giro D'Italia
  • Vuelta a España

All three races take place over a three-week race that covers more than 3000 kilometres and tests cyclist's endurance, strength, power and mental capacity.

The Giro D'Italia takes place in Italy, it is held in May or early June, which is the first Grand Tour on the calendar each year.

Then the Tour De France happens each year during July held in France.

With Vuelta a España held in Spain that takes place in August and September each year, to finish up the Cycling Grand Tours for the year.