How to stream Tour de France 2018 live online for free? The 2018 Tour de France will be the 105th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling’s Grand Tours. The race will begin in Noirmoutier-en-l’Île on July 7th and conclude with the Houilles to Paris stage in Paris on the 27th of July 2018. Official streaming channels from all over the world will broadcast the race live online. In this article, you can find a list of all the biggest premium and free Tour de France channels. I will also show you how to use VPN or Smart DNS proxies to unblock these channels in USA, UK, Germany, France, Canada, or Australia. Learn how to watch Tour de France free live on PC, Mac, iOS, Android, PS4, Xbox, Fire Stick, Apple TV, or Roku.
How to Watch Tour de France 2018 Live Online
Tour de France Streaming Channels
- iTV (UK)
- SBS (Australia)
- Rai Play (Italy, Free)
- Fubo TV (USA, Free 7-Day Trial)
- RSI LA2 (Switzerland)
- RTVE (Spain, Free)
- L’Equipe (France)
- Eurosport (Pan Europe)
- SuperSport (Africa)
- Sky Sport (New Zealand)
- DAZN (Japan)
First Step – Create your free ITV Account
Although ITV is a free streaming channel, you still have to sign up for an account in order to watch live and catch up programs. Simply follow these steps to register your free ITV account in USA, Canada, Australia or anywhere else outside UK.
- Head over to the ITV website.
- Then, click on ‘Sign in’ in the top-right corner of your screen.
- On the next page, select ‘Sign up now’.
- Enter your details, including your title, name, email address, and date of birth.
- For ‘Postcode’, enter ‘WC1X 0AA’ without the quotations.
- Then, check the ‘ITV Terms and Condition Box’.
- Finally, select ‘I’m ready’.
You will then receive a confirmation email in your inbox. Click on the link inside it and your free ITV account will be ready to use. Now, all you need is one of the solutions explained below to watch Tour de France anywhere in the world.
How to Watch Tour de France 2018 Live Online using VPN
If you try to stream ITV live outside UK, you will be presented with the following geo-error. “We’re sorry. ITV Hub is only available to viewers in the UK.”
So, how are cycling fans in Australia, Ireland, Canada, or USA supposed to watch Tour de France 2018 free online? Well, all you have to do is trick ITV into thinking you are located in UK. One way of doing so is by using VPN. A virtual private network basically allows you to get a UK IP address which then enables you to unblock any British streaming channels regardless of where you currently live. Follow these steps to unblock ITV outside UK.
- First of all, sign up with a VPN service. Stay away from free VPNs like Hola as those can harm your online security and do not work properly in most cases.
- Now that you have created your VPN account, download and install the VPN app from the VPN provider’s website.
- Launch the app and connect to a VPN server in the UK.
- You now appear to be browsing the web using a British IP address.
- This approach allows you to unblock all UK channels anywhere overseas including BBC iPlayer, TVPlayer, Channel 4, Channel 5, and of course ITV Player.
- Once you’re connected to a UK VPN server, head over to the ITV4 page and stream Tour de France 2018 free live online.
While I do recommend using ExpressVPN to unblock ITV Hub outside UK, mainly due to their 30-day refund guarantee, you can also use other VPN services to watch Tour de France 2018 live online.
How to Stream 2018 Tour de France Live Free with Smart DNS
Smart DNS is another method you can use to bypass regional restrictions and unblock channels that are not available in your country. You do not get a new IP address in this case. Your traffic is only partially redirected and the channels you get to unblock solely depend on which Smart DNS proxy service you are using. Here’s how you can use Smart DNS to unblock ITV overseas and subsequently stream Coronation Street free live online anywhere in the world.
- First, head over to Unlocator and sign up for a free 7-day trial.
- Afterward, follow these videos/setup tutorial to configure Smart DNS on your streaming device.
- Finally, go to the ITV website or launch the ITV Player app and sign in using the ITV account you have created earlier.
- Watch Tour de France free online.
The reason why I have suggested using Unlocator, in this case, is because it’s the only Smart DNS proxy service that actually allowed me to watch ITV abroad. Their free 7-day trial means you have nothing to lose when trying their service.
Tour de France 2018 Stages
|7 July||Noirmoutier-en-l’Île to Fontenay-le-Comte||189 km (117 mi)||Flat stage|
|8 July||Mouilleron-Saint-Germain to La Roche-sur-Yon||183 km (114 mi)||Flat stage|
|9 July||Cholet to Cholet||35 km (22 mi)||Team time trial|
|10 July||La Baule to Sarzeau||192 km (119 mi)||Flat stage|
|11 July||Lorient to Quimper||203 km (126 mi)||Medium mountain stage|
|12 July||Brest to Mûr-de-Bretagne||181 km (112 mi)||Medium mountain stage|
|13 July||Fougères to Chartres||231 km (144 mi)||Flat stage|
|14 July||Dreux to Amiens||181 km (112 mi)||Flat stage|
|15 July||Arras to Roubaix||154 km (96 mi)||Flat stage|
|16 July||Annecy||Rest day|
|17 July||Annecy to Le Grand-Bornand||159 km (99 mi)||High mountain stage|
|18 July||Albertville to La Rosière||108 km (67 mi)||High mountain stage|
|19 July||Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Alpe d’Huez||175 km (109 mi)||High mountain stage|
|20 July||Le Bourg-d’Oisans to Valence||169 km (105 mi)||Flat stage|
|21 July||Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux to Mende||187 km (116 mi)||Medium mountain stage|
|22 July||Millau to Carcassonne||181 km (112 mi)||Medium mountain stage|
|23 July||Carcassonne||Rest day|
|24 July||Carcassonne to Bagnères-de-Luchon||218 km (135 mi)||High mountain stage|
|25 July||Bagnères-de-Luchon to Saint-Lary-Soulan (Col de Portet)||65 km (40 mi)||High mountain stage|
|26 July||Trie-sur-Baïse to Pau||172 km (107 mi)||Flat stage|
|27 July||Lourdes to Laruns||200 km (124 mi)||High mountain stage|
|28 July||Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle to Espelette||31 km (19 mi)||Individual time trial|
|29 July||Houilles to Paris (Champs-Élysées)||115 km (71 mi)||Flat stage|
How to Watch Tour de France 2018 Free Live Online?
As you can see from the guide above, there is no shortage of free official Tour de France streaming channels. Just in case you live in a region where these channels are geoblocked, all you need is a geo-spoofing service such as ExpressVPN or Unlocator.