The 2013 Tour de France on Instagram

Today marks the official beginning of the 100th Tour de France bicycle race. The world’s best cyclists will make their way through a route that spans 21 stages and covers a total distance of 3,479 kilometers (2,161 miles), starting with the Grand Départ in Corsica’s Porto-Vecchio and continuing through mainland France.

Want to get a first-hand look at the the Tour de France? Be sure to follow these Instagrammers:

And, don’t forget to browse more photos on Sunday, 21 July, when the race concludes with a final stage from the Château de Versailles to the Champs-Élysées in Paris.