Travel Anniversaries of 2013
The Tour de France turns 100, the Battle of Gettysburg marks its 150th, and who can forget Elvis’s Aloha From Hawaii 40 years ago. See the biggest travel anniversaries of 2013.Filed under:
Tour de France’s 100th
Cycling’s premier annual event marks its 100th anniversary in 2013. The very first Tour de France comprised a 5-stage race, beginning in Paris and stopping in Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux and Nantes before returning to Paris. Today, the race typically spans 21 days and a total of 2,000 miles; 2013’s Tour de France will start in Corsica, in the city of Porto-Vecchio, and finish at dusk in Paris.
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From the Titanic to the Space Needle and Golden Gate Bridge, 2012 is packed with celebrations and events to inspire travel.
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