Tour de France Final Parade, 7.26.15, Paris, France

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

The rain didn’t stop Parisians and other cycling enthusiasts from participating in the Tour de France final parade celebration! The British fans were particularly excited, since Chris Froome (Team Sky) was crowned the winner of the Tour de France for the second time! Memorabilia abounded!

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

Multi-colored umbrellas were the order of the day as fans stood to catch a glimpse of the 2015 conclusion of the most famous cycling race, the Tour de France!

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

Fans line the street in front of an entrance to Le Carrousel du Louvre! On another day, Le Carrousel is a fun place for shopping if you are in the mood after a full day of Louvre overload!

More about Carrousel du Louvre here ~

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

This was the scene as people peered around umbrellas and other fans to catch a glimpse of the world’s best cyclists!

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

2015, Paris, Tour de France 26 juillet, 1st arrondissement, Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre

Rain gear was on display – even while this cyclist was mindful in the damp streets!

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The skyline was festive with flags, and the sunshine broke through just in time for the closing ceremony!
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