Although pre-determined by locations of natural beauties and touristic centers, checkpoints are actually pretty evenly and logically dispersed on the route. There’s a full course lunch awaiting you at CP3 during the first day and a common resting place at CP4 for the first night, that should suit all but the most dedicated riders – the ones that are trying to outsmart the stopwatch.
From then on, the tactics will determine the remainder of the individual logistics but another full course lunch, this time at CP6, which also marks the halfway point of the route, should again suit most if not all of the ultra-racers and randonneurs alike. Riders in the brevet category will find it convenient to plan a short nightly rest at CP7, while the quickest racers will already be somewhere along the route towards CP8.
CP7 to CP8 is the “all hell breaks loose” part of the route, with three mountain passes and a highest peak of the whole route but basically everyone should be able to reach CP9 at the end of the third day and have a good night’s rest there before a relatively easy fourth day and finish in the evening. Quicker riders will finish during the day, while the quickest ones will have already finished on the third night or earlier.