La Vuelta Espana
La Vuelta Espana / Tour of Spain is an annual bicycle race that covers more than 3,500 kilometres (2,200mi) throughout Spain and a bordering country. The race usually lasts 23 days and attracts cyclists from around the world. The race is broken down into day-long segments, called stages. Individual times to finish each stage are totalled to determine the overall winner for the race. The rider with the least elapsed time each day wears a yellow jersey. The course changes every year but it has always finished in Madrid.
Official La Vuelta Espana Broadcasters
The La Vuelta Espana is available for free on many satellite TV services.
La Vuelta Espana Live Television Coverage – UK TV Coverage of La Vuelta Espana
The La Vuelta Espana will be broadcast on ITV (mainly on ITV4) with highlights until 2020.
ITV4 is available for free on Freeview, cable and satellite systems. ITV4 HD is available via satellite with a Sky HD TV subscription package.
Eurosport (and Eurosport HD) will be covering all stages live. The La Vuelta Espana will be shown live on ITV4 and British Eurosport, with a comprehensive package of television coverage for British viewers. Eurosport have La Vuelta Espana broadcast rights until 2020.
British Eurosport’s coverage comprises of live action footage, plus an edited highlights show each evening.
British Eurosport is available on cable and satellite systems. It requires a Sky subscription on satellite TV.
British Eurosport HD is available the Sky HD satellite systems. It requires a Sky HD subscription.
La Vuelta Espana Live Television Coverage – Spanish TV Coverage of the Tour de France
Spanish TV channels will also be covering La Vuelta Espana – normally TVE 1, 2, and Teledeporte. These all available for free.