There are multiple reasons to tune in to the Tour de France. The biking’s pretty cool, as are the seemingly bizarre, but surprisingly sensible race strategies that teams use to propel their favorites along. (For a quick guide to how it all works and why it’s awesome, click here.)
But of course, even if you can’t get into the cycling (but, seriously, did you read our beginner’s guide to the Tour yet?), you’ll want to watch it just to see the beautiful scenery along the way. Europe is a beautiful place. Peep the the below-posted gallery for proof.