Follow the Tour de France route with a new stamp issue by PostNL

July 20th, 2015 got to know that the start of the Tour de France in the Netherlands was featured on new stamps as of 4 July 2015. On 4 and 5 July, the Tour peloton cycled from Utrecht through Rotterdam to Deltapark Neeltje Jans in Zeeland.

PostNL issued the Tour de France mail set specially for the start of the Tour. The set contains a stamp sheet with three new stamps and three matching postcards. The set features the route of the first two stages of the world's largest bicycle race.

The stamps and cards feature the 'Grand Départ' at the St. Martin's Cathedral Tower (The Dom) in Utrecht, the intermediate sprint at the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam and the finish over the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier towards Deltapark Neeltje Jans.

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