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10.06.2018

2nd stage: Circuit Frauenfeld - Frauenfeld



On Sunday, the cyclists will start a circuit north of Frauenfeld. They will complete four laps of this hilly circuit, offering spectators plenty of opportunities to enjoy the electric race atmosphere on the sidelines. The Tour de Suisse organisers expect a fast, hard-fought race through to the finish line in Frauenfeld.

Frauenfeld - a City to Love

Frauenfeld, the capital of the Swiss canton of Thurgau, has everything you need for a good life: an excellent infrastructure, various educational institutions, shopping centres, a strong retail trade and a wide variety of culture and leisure activities. The city has a population of over 25,000 – and more than 19,000 jobs in a diverse mix of industries. The city combines a rural setting with urban comfort and has an excellent public transport system as well as direct access to the motorway.

As a regional centre, Frauenfeld has well-equipped sports and leisure facilities. Among other things, there are three pools (indoor, outdoor and spa pool), a synthetic ice rink, indoor tennis courts and a sports centre at Kleine Allmend with a jogging trail and a skater park. Their use is by no means restricted to competitive athletes but open to anyone wanting to be fit and healthy.

Of course, Frauenfeld has more to offer than work and fitness: It also has a heart for culture. From performances in cosy venues to large cultural events - the scope is diverse and caters for all ages. Some 300 local clubs and associations form an extensive network inviting anyone who is interested to join in a wide range of activities. They regularly organize gatherings associated with local topics as well as major national events.

All of this contributes to a high standard of living. We live well and we love to live in Frauenfeld!

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1.        VIP Tower (Saturday/Sunday)

View from the tent: Demanding roundabout to navigate at high speed as well as a 90° bend on entering the Thur straight.

2.        Above Rohrer Bridge (Saturday/Sunday)

Fast-paced bridge crossing to enable riders to continue at full speed around the bend into the incline.

3.        Meadows around Lenzberg (Sunday)

Field on the ascent in a long left-hand bend around the Lenzberg mountain - view of the Thur valley.

4.        Nussbaumen - 90° Bend (Sunday)

Riders should be feeling some lactic acid build-up going into the 90° bend towards the bonus sprint outside Nussbaumen - speed not particularly high; clear view of field.

5.        The Two Lakes (Hüttwilersee and Hasensee) – Impressive Backdrop (Sunday)

From the meadows north of the race route spectators see the field pass through a spectacular landscape.

6.        Hüttwilen (Sunday)

In the village: A village fête is planned to take place around the Hirschen inn. Very steep ascent – slow pace.

7.        Kalchrain Mountain Prize (Sunday)

Beautiful surroundings, unique view of the Thur valley and the mountains.

9.        Herdern Church Square (Saturday/Sunday)

Picturesque scene with a church, a castle and timber-framed houses.

10.     Gündelhart – Surrounded by Nature (Sunday)

90° bend outside Gündelhart – in the woods, narrow road off the beaten track. Field visible in the distance.

11.     Pfyn – At the Junction with Steckbornerstrasse (Saturday/Sunday)

Fast-paced, interesting run

12.     Start and Finish Line (Saturday/Sunday)

 

Traffic plan Frauenfeld

Arrival instruction Frauenfeld

By public transport
Shuttle bus from Frauenfeld station:
- Saturday, June 9th: 13h00 - 18h00, every 15 minutes
- Sunday, June 10th: 12h00 - 14h00, every 30 minutes // 14h00 - 18h30, every 15 minutes

Saturday, full operating time / Sunday, after the race:
- until crossing Waffenplatz-/Langdorfstrasse

Sunday, during the race:
- to the Langdorf-/Langfeldstrasse roundabout (stop Feldgasse)

The use of the shuttle bus is free of charge for visitors.

By car
A7 motorway / Frauenfeld-Ost exit: signposted access to the various car parks on the Grosse Allmend

By taxi
Taxi services of the Frauenfeld taxi companies from the train station to the festival grounds

By foot
From Frauenfeld railway station: 1.9 km, 25minutes

 
09.00 - 19.00 Catering and entertainment
08.45 Start Tour de Suisse Challenge
11.00 - 18.00 Opening time Village, Grosse Allmend
11.30 - 18.00 Opening time VIP area
12.35 Start Team of canvassers
13.35 Start, Grosse Allmend
17.20 Finish, Grosse Allmend