Welcome to Yorkshire estimate the economic impact on the region to be £100m
More than 100,000 visitors watched the Tour in York alone
25,000 were at York's Racecourse to see the start of Stage Two.
There were visitors from across the UK as well as Europe, China, Australia and the USA
Yorkshire bids au revoir to the tour after two days of great racing.
A look at some of the key events in the history of the Tour de France.
The world's greatest bike race got off to a flying start today, as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed the Tour de France to Britain.