Brassac-les-Mines - La Chaise-Dieu

Stage 2 of the 2023 Critérium du Dauphiné is a hilly stage that will take place on Monday 5 June 2023 at 10:40.The stage starts in Brassac-les-Mines and finishes in La Chaise-Dieu. Start time is 10:40 with an expected finish at 14:39 (average speed of 42 km/h).

The total distance of the stage is 167.8 km. The stage includes 4 categorized climbs and 1 intermediate sprint. The stage has a total elevation gain of 3010.1 m with the highest altitude of the stage being 1125 m. The total descent of the stage is -2335.4 m.

- The race will have temperatures between 16 and 23°C, with an average of 19°C.
- 2 mm of rain expected at some point in the race
- The wind will come mainly from N, NW, NE, W, SW, S, E with an average of 8 km/h wind. The maximum wind speed will be 16 km/h with gusts of up to 39 km/h.

The stage includes 4 categorized climbs and 1 intermediate sprint.

Col de Toutée is a KOM cat. 3 climb, which starts at 44.6 km (123.2 km to go) and ends at 46.8 km (121 km to go). It has total distance of 2.2 km, and an average gradient of 6.1%, going from 865 to 998 meters of altitude.

Col des Fourches is a KOM cat. 3 climb, which starts at 51.2 km (116.6 km to go) and ends at 54 km (113.8 km to go). It has total distance of 2.7 km, and an average gradient of 6.7%, going from 787 to 969 meters of altitude.

La Chaise-Dieu is a Sprint at 97.3 km (70.4 km to go).

Côte des Guêtes is a KOM cat. 4 climb, which starts at 121.8 km (46 km to go) and ends at 122.8 km (45 km to go). It has total distance of 1 km, and an average gradient of 8.1%, going from 909 to 987 meters of altitude.

Côte des Guêtes is a KOM cat. 4 climb, which starts at 157 km (10.8 km to go) and ends at 158 km (9.8 km to go). It has total distance of 1 km, and an average gradient of 8.1%, going from 909 to 987 meters of altitude.