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Video shows the route of the 2024 Paris Olympic Torch Relay around France and French Territories.

PARIS 2024

Olympic Torch Relay video animation

By Phil Bainbridge

April 16, 2024 - July 26, 2024 - The 2024 Paris Olympic torch relay begins April 16 in Olympia, Greece, followed by a 68-day French leg leading up to the Opening Ceremony on July 26, 2024.

After being lit at the ancient Greek site of Olympia on April 16, the Olympic Flame will travel by sea to Marseille.

The French portion of the relay lasts from May 8 to July 26, including a June 8-17 portion visiting overseas territories French Guiana, Reunion, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

In France, the flame will visit more than 400 cities and towns across 64 territories. It will go by D-Day beaches, Mont Saint-Michel, the Palace of Versailles, Cannes, Roland Garros and more famous vineyards and museums.

The 10,000 individual torchbearers will run about 200 meters each, plus 3,000 torchbearers participating in team relays.

PUBLISHED: 17/04/2024; ORIGINAL STATIC GRAPHIC: GN44648 Jordi Bou; TECHNICAL SUPPORT: Phil Bainbridge; STORY: Graphic News