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Olympic Games 2024 in Paris: where and when to see the flame in the Alpes-Maritimes and Nice, route June 18

Olympic Games 2024 in Paris: where and when to see the flame in the Alpes-Maritimes and Nice, route June 18

Olympic Games 2024 in Paris: where and when to see the flame in the Alpes-Maritimes and Nice, route June 18

Returning to mainland France after traveling abroad, the flame is in the Alpes-Maritimes (06) on Tuesday 18 June. A total of 154 porters will take charge of this department. The day will start at Villefranche-sur-Mer at 8:05 (until 8:35). Departing from the open sea, from the harbor, the flame will moor at the Amiral Courbet embankment. After this, it will leave the ferry terminal on the left, pass in front of the Chapel of Saint-Elmo and reach the citadel.

Then head to fatty, the perfume capital of the world (9:05 to 9:53). The flame will start from the Stade Louis-Perdigon and head towards Place Cours Honore-Cré.

We climb the steps of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.

Then it’s time to win Cannes (from 11:28 to 12:27 to climb the steps of the Palais des Festivals and Conventions. Previously, the relay will start from Porte du Mours-Rouge, along the coast, and after a stop at the Palais des Festivals, will finish its race in Suquet.

It is expected that the flame Valberg (13:18 to 13:28), where he will make a kind of loop between Place Charles Genesy and the Swiss Chalet.

To Antibes-Juan-les-Pins (15:07 to 16:22), sister city of Olympia, route starts at Point Bacon, follows the coastline north to Fort Carré, above the port of Antibes, through the ramparts, Picasso Museum. .

To be continued Valdeblore – La Colmian and the ski resort at the gates of the Mercantour National Park (from 16:33 to 16:53). There, the flames will travel along a zipline and then reach the Departmental School of Snow and Heights along the Vezubi Road.

Olympic cauldron lit in Nice

The day will end with a festive event in Good (17:36 to 19:20), the fifth city in France to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The flame will begin its journey through Nice from the west of the Promenade des Anglais. It will rise to Place Massena, pass in front of the villa of the same name, the museum of art and history, as well as in front of the large hotels that have made the avenue famous.

The French Basketball Federation will hold a collective relay led by former player Nathalie Lesdema. Two Olympic disciplines will be highlighted: 5×5 and 3×3 in particular, of which Nice hosted the first French Open in 2012. The flames will then head towards the port of Nice, through Place Garibaldi, following the Green Belt route. At the end of the route you will see the Bay of Angels, passing under the castle hill.

The flame will then be transported to the US docks for celebration and the lighting of the cauldron. The celebration area will be free and open to everyone from 15:30 to 19:45. Entertainment will be provided before and after the arrival of the last torchbearer and the lighting of the Olympic cauldron.

Source: Le Parisien

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