One of the biggest sporting events of the year is about to land right on our doorstep.
Millions of visitors are expected, along with some of the world's best cyclists.
There'll be races in a range of disciplines, chasing across the region for the honour of wearing the rainbow-striped jersey.
ITV correspondent Gregg Easteal is riding the route of the men's elite road race, meeting the people and places that will make this event special along the way.
WATCH: Ride the Route part 1
WATCH: Ride the Route part 2