Albi - Blagnac

Stage 6 of the 2023 Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift is a hilly stage that will take place on Friday 28 July 2023 at 12:30.The stage starts in Albi and finishes in Blagnac. Start time is 12:30 with an expected finish at 15:36 (average speed of 41 km/h).

The total distance of the stage is 121.9 km. The stage includes 4 categorized climbs and 1 intermediate sprint. The stage has a total elevation gain of 1162.6 m with the highest altitude of the stage being 303 m. The total descent of the stage is -1188.8 m.

- The race will have temperatures between 26 and 29°C, with an average of 28°C.
- No rain is expected.
- The wind will come mainly from NW, W, SW, S, SE with an average of 5 km/h wind. The maximum wind speed will be 9 km/h with gusts of up to 25 km/h.

The stage includes 4 categorized climbs and 1 intermediate sprint.

The neutral start for this stage is 5.6 km long with an average gradient of -0.3%.

Côte de la Cadène is a QOM cat. 4 climb, which starts at 28.3 km (93.6 km to go) and ends at 30.8 km (91.1 km to go). It has total distance of 2.5 km, and an average gradient of 4.7%, going from 176 to 293 meters of altitude.

Côte de Puycelsi is a QOM cat. 4 climb, which starts at 49.5 km (72.5 km to go) and ends at 51.3 km (70.7 km to go). It has total distance of 1.8 km, and an average gradient of 6.1%, going from 163 to 273 meters of altitude.

Côte du Clos Pourtié is a QOM cat. 4 climb, which starts at 55.3 km (66.6 km to go) and ends at 57.9 km (64 km to go). It has total distance of 2.6 km, and an average gradient of 4.8%, going from 151 to 277 meters of altitude.

Côte de la Gayre is a QOM cat. 4 climb, which starts at 80.7 km (41.3 km to go) and ends at 81.7 km (40.2 km to go). It has total distance of 1 km, and an average gradient of 6%, going from 125 to 187 meters of altitude.

Hameau de Rastel is a Sprint at 92.4 km (29.6 km to go).