Everything you need to know about the 2022 Tour de France

Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, left, and Primoz Roglic battled in the 2020 Tour de France and will do so again this year. (Christophe Ena/AP)

A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that after crossing from Denmark, the remainder of the race would be in France. Part of the race is also in Switzerland. The article has been corrected.

The Tour de France, road cycling’s most prominent event, begins its grueling trek through the Danish, Swiss and French countryside, mountains and cities this week. Here’s what you need to know about this year’s race.