We're into the final weekend and indeed the last two stages, so it's time to find out how to watch a Tour de France live stream online today. Today's the day you really want to tune in, as the final stage tomorrow is largely seen as a processional affair.
Primož Roglič is still clinging on to the yellow jersey with a 57 second lead with Pogacar and Lopez being the closest challengers going into the final two stages. The Tour de France is seemingly set to make it through to completion despite a rising number of Cronoavirus cases in France which have threatened to bring the race to an early finish throughout.
The 2020 Tour de France started August 29 and will finish nearly a month later, on September 20. Cycling fans based in the UK can tune in to all stages for free via ITV4 and ITV Hub (opens in new tab).
If you're not from the UK, there are plenty of other Tour de France broadcasters around the world. And if you're outside of the UK, you can try this VPN deal (opens in new tab), which will let you tap into ITV's coverage.
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Road cycling is unlike most other sports, in that it goes out into the public, and there will indeed be fans lining the roads for this Tour de France. It all adds to the sense of peril surrounding the entire event.
No matter where you are, here's how to live stream the 2020 Tour de France for free online.
Live stream the Tour de France from the UK
ITV (opens in new tab)
ITV is showing the 2020 Tour de France for free in the UK, and you can watch all of the action on TV on ITV4 or live stream it through ITV Hub (opens in new tab) without paying a penny.
ITV4's Stage 20 coverage starts at 2pm BST today and much later at 3:45pm for Stage 21 tomorrow. If you're out of the UK right now, fear not. Grab a VPN (opens in new tab) to get your Tour de France hit no matter where you are.
How to live stream the Tour de France in Canada
FloBikes (opens in new tab)
You need to pedal over to FloBikes (opens in new tab) if you're in Canada and looking for a Tour de France live stream.
The dedicated cycling live streaming platform costs $30 per month, or $150 for the year. Once again, if you happen to be outside of Canada right now, you can use a VPN (opens in new tab) to access the FloBikes coverage just like you would if you were at home.
How to watch the Tour de France online in the US
NBC Sports Gold (opens in new tab)
Those of you in the US can tune into the Tour de France through the streaming service NBC Sports Gold (opens in new tab).
NBC is also offering a dedicated Cycling Pass (opens in new tab), which costs $54.99 and includes the Tour de France and numerous other major cycling events.
Remember, if you're outside of the States right now and want to live stream the Tour de France through NBC Sports Gold, check out the VPN (opens in new tab) route we've described above. Or use a VPN to take advantage of the free British streaming options.
How to live stream the Tour de France in New Zealand
How to live stream the Tour de France in Australia
SBS (opens in new tab)
The great news for cycling fans in Australia is that the Tour de France is available to watch for free on SBS Viceland and SBS on Demand (opens in new tab).
If you're out of the country right now, you can use a VPN (opens in new tab) to access the coverage you'd get if you were at home.
Live stream the Tour de France from anywhere
ExpressVPN | From $6.67 / £5.24 per month (opens in new tab)
If you're away from home for the Tour de France, a VPN is your best option for tuning in.
These handy systems are 'Virtual Private Networks', and enable you to appear online as if you are somewhere else entirely. This method gives you a way to get around any geographical restrictions, so you can access all of your favourite streaming services just as if you were at home. We'd argue that ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is the best VPN to go with, and is perfect for a Tour de France live stream.
There are three simple steps to follow:
1: Get a VPN installed. There are plenty of options, but we'd point you in the direction of ExpressVPN. There's even an offer on right now where you can get an additional three months FREE on a 12-month package and save 49% (opens in new tab). Happily, ExpressVPN is also compatible with pretty much every device you can think of too.
2: Connect to an appropriate server. Select a server located back in your home country and you'll be in and away. And if there's any sniff of an issue, Express's handy 24/7 live chat customer support can come to your rescue.
3: Head over to the service you want. Here you can shop as normal and once you set your location, visit the service you're interested in and sign up as normal or log in, and start watching!