Good news for all the 'Tour De France' fans! At the Google Lat Long Blog, Google has announced that it is now providing Street View for the routes of the upcoming 'Tour De France 2008' via the Google Maps. Google intends to bring the excitement and the enthusiasm of the event right on the desktop.
Through this new launch, you can now follow the race through each of the 21 stages with just a click of a mouse. Head to google.com/tourdefrance2008to experience the route stage by stage. With the incorporation of Tour De France 2008 routes into Street View, Google has launched the Street View feature for Europe. In addition to the service, Google has brought along some of it most renowned technologies in Street View, namely, ground-filling and face blurring, along with some new features. In May 2008, I had informed our readers that, Google had finally started blurring faces in the Street View of the Google Maps. The same feature will be applied in the European Street View as well and will also be applicable to cars license plate numbers.
Below is the image of the location, that would be the finish line for the Tour De France 2008.