La Vuelta Espana 2015

 

La Vuelta Espana 2015

La Vuelta Espana 2015

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.

The La Vuelta Espana 2015 route

Running from Saturday August 22nd to Sunday September 13th 2015, the Vuelta will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,374.4 kilometres.

6 flat stages.
13 hill and mountain stages
1 team time trial stage.
1 individual time trial stage

Distinctive aspects of the race
39 individual time trial stage
7,4 kilometres team time trial stage
44 summits.
2 rest days.

La Vuelta Espana 2015 route map

StageDateCourseDistanceNotes
122 AugustPuerto Banús – Marbella7.4 km (4.6 mi)Team time trial
223 AugustAlhaurín de la Torre – Caminito del Rey (Alora)165 km (103 mi)Medium-mountain stage
324 AugustMijas – Malaga164.6 km (102.3 mi)Flat stage
425 AugustEstepona – Vejer de la Frontera203 km (126 mi)Hilly stage
526 AugustRota – Alcalá de Guadaira182 km (113 mi)Flat stage
627 AugustCórdoba – Sierra de Cazorla (Cazorla)204 km (127 mi)Medium-mountain stage
728 AugustJodar – La Alpujarra (Capileira)188.3 km (117.0 mi)Mountain stage
829 AugustPuebla de Don Fadrique – Murcia188.6 km (117.2 mi)Flat stage
930 AugustTorrevieja – Cumbre del Sol (Benitachell)168.3 km (104.6 mi)Medium-mountain stage
1031 AugustValencia – Castellón de la Plana152 km (94 mi)Flat stage
1 SeptemberRest day
112 SeptemberAndorra la Vella – Cortals d’Encamp138 km (86 mi)Mountain stage
123 SeptemberEscaldes-Engordany – Lleida172.5 km (107.2 mi)Flat stage
134 SeptemberCalatayud – Tarazona168 km (104 mi)Medium-mountain stage
145 SeptemberVitoria-Gasteiz – Fuente del Chivo (Alto Campoo)213 km (132 mi)Mountain stage
156 SeptemberComillas – Sotres (Cabrales)175 km (109 mi)Mountain stage
167 SeptemberLuarca – Ermita del Alba (Quiros)184 km (114 mi)Mountain stage
8 SeptemberRest day
179 SeptemberBurgos – Burgos39 km (24 mi)Individual time trial
1810 SeptemberRoa de Duero – Riaza204 km (127 mi)Medium-mountain stage
1911 SeptemberMedina del Campo – Ávila185 km (115 mi)Hilly stage
2012 SeptemberSan Lorenzo del Escorial – Cercedilla181 km (112 mi)Mountain stage
2113 SeptemberAlcalá de Henares – Madrid93.7 km (58.2 mi)Flat stage

 

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