Bradley Wiggins of Britain is now five stages away from winning the Tour de France.
Stage 15 on Monday won by Pierrick Fedgrigo of France,
However Wiggins, 32, has an overall lead of two minutes and five seconds over team-mate Chris Froome.
Vincenzo Nibali of Italy is third 2 minutes and 23 seconds behind and Cadel Evans of Australia is fourth 3 minutes 19 seconds behind.
Tuesday is a rest day. Wednesday's stages are in the Pyrennees. The race ends on Sunday in Paris.