Festina Tour de Suisse and Tour de France Chrono Bike collections

Once again Festina is the official time keeper of Tour de Suisse and Tour de France bike races. So why not celebrate the fact by releasing a couple of watches. The first watch represents Tour de Suisse which starts today June 9th. Tour of Switzerland is a one week long bicycle race held annually every June. The first race was held in 1933 and it became one of the most prestigious bicycle competitions since.

Festina F16604-2 Black DialFestina was founded in 1902 in Switzerland and is the official time keeper of Tour de France, Tour de Romandie and of course Tour de Suisse. For this upcoming competition Festina brought us a new official timepiece.  Festina sport Giro 2012 F16604 is one of the 2012/2013 models, but probably the most exclusive and the most fashionable this year. This model continues to carry the legacy of Festina’s sport models. This quartz timepiece is assembled in robust steel case. The timepiece contains a calendar and chronograph functions and all that is protected with high quality mineral glass. The watch is 10 ATM water resistant which should allow for carefree water activities excluding scuba-diving. This first Tour de Suisse collection comes in 8 different and unique styles. You can choose either a polyurethane strap or a steel buckle with buttons bracelet. Polyurethane strap matches the color of the watch so you can get it in red, orange or black depending  on the model.

Festina F16604-4 Red Dial

The next model is dedicated to probably the most famous cycling event  – Tour de France. The most prestigious race among the “Grand Tours” was first held in 1903 and on it’s 109th birthday Festina presented the new F16600 Tour de France collection. Festina is known for collaboration with Tour de France over the years and this model is another one in the line of sleek sports pieces. Designed to be modern and very stylish as well, this watch is perfect for all the sportsmen and watch admirers. With a 48 millimeter in diameter stainless steel case, and a modern strap this watch will look really good on anyone’s wrist. This collection contains twenty different styles so you will surely have no problem finding a perfect fit for you.  Water resistance is guaranteed to 10 ATM pressure. With such a large selection of good looking watches you may end up having trouble settling on only one.

This model is available in black, silver, blue, red, green and many more combinations not making it easy to choose one.


With these two collections you should definitely be prepared for this years cycling events.  With modern design and multi-functionality these two collections are worthy of attention. Whether you want a stylish look or are into sports this is a good low cost choice for everyone’s budget.

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