On 12 May, Wednesday, Siófok will host the Grand Depart of the 42nd edition of Tour de Hongrie. Stage 1 starts from the „Capital of Summer” and ends in the capital of Somogyország, in Kaposvár which was built on seven hills. Peloton stays two days nearby the famous and popular vacation destination, „Hungarian Sea”, Lake Balaton, as on 13 May riders will travel from the North coast, the beautiful destination, Balatonfüred, to the greenest city of Hungary, Nagykanizsa.

The race is turning to North then, when Stage 3 is taking place between the „City of Queens” and „City of Living Water” – from Veszprém to Tata.
On Stage 4 we will be able to say it’s the big one, the mountain etape, when peloton will reach Hungary’s highest point in Gyöngyös-Kékestető, after a start from Balassagyarmat, City of the Bravests. The stage includes more than 3000 m of elevation gain. Stage 4 can be the day of the mountain kings.

Final stage will take place in the beautiful part of Budapest, with the start on the Andrássy Avenue which looks like definitely as Paris’ Champs-Elysées, then riders compete around the amazing City Park (Városliget) and the Puskas Arena, one of the venues of the UEFA EURO 2021. Stage 5 includes 12 laps for the international peloton in the heart of Budapest.