Today's stage

Las Rozas / Madrid

Key moments

2016 Route

Sporting aspects

The route

Running from Saturday August 20th to Sunday September 11th 2016, the Vuelta will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,315.4 kilometres.

  • 7 flat stages (2 with high-altitude finales)
  • 12 hill and mountain stages
  • 1 individual time trial stage
  • 1 team time trial stage

Distinctive aspects of the race

  • 29,4 km individual time trial
  • 39 km team time trial
  • 51 summits
  • 2 rest days

New start cities

Laias Health Resort
Marín
Betanzos
Monforte de Lemos
Maceda
Villalpando
Cistierna
Colunga. Jurassic Museum
Los Corrales de Buelna
Urdax-Dantxarinea
Alcañiz
Requena
Xàbia

New finish cities

Nautical Park de Castrelo de Miño
San Andrés de Teixido
Luintra. Ribeira Sacra
Urdax-Dantxarinea
Aubisque - Gourette
Llucena. Camins del Penyagolosa

The stages

STAGETYPEDATESTART AND FINISHDISTANCEDETAILS
 
 
 
 
 
 
1Team time trialSaturday, August 20thOurense, Laias Health Resort / P. N. Castrelo de Miño27.8 km
2FlatSunday, August 21stOurense Thermal Capital / Baiona160.8 km
3HillyMonday, August 22ndMarín / Dumbría. Ezaro Viewpoint176.4 km
4HillyTuesday, August 23rdBetanzos / San Andrés de Teixido163.5 km
5FlatWednesday, August 24thViveiro / Lugo171.3 km
6HillyThursday, August 25thMonforte de Lemos / Luintra. Ribeira Sacra163.2 km
7HillyFriday, August 26thMaceda / Puebla de Sanabria158.5 km
8FlatSaturday, August 27thVillalpando / La Camperona. Valle de Sabero181.5 km
9HillySunday, August 28thCistierna / Oviedo. Alto del Naranco164.5 km
10MountainMonday, August 29thLugones / Lagos de Covadonga188.7 km
-Rest dayTuesday, August 30thOviedo / Oviedo
11FlatWednesday, August 31stColunga. Jurassic Museum / Peña Cabarga168.6 km
12HillyThursday, September 1stLos Corrales de Buelna / Bilbao193.2 km
13HillyFriday, September 2ndBilbao / Urdax-Dantxarinea213.4 km
14MountainSaturday, September 3rdUrdax-Dantxarinea / Aubisque - Gourette196 km
15MountainSunday, September 4thSabiñánigo / Sallent de Gállego. Aramón Formigal118.5 km
16FlatMonday, September 5thAlcañiz / Peñíscola156.4 km
-Rest dayTuesday, September 6thCastellón / Castellón
17MountainWednesday, September 7thCastellón / Llucena. Camins del Penyagolosa177.5 km
18FlatThursday, September 8thRequena / Gandía200.6 km
19Individual time trialFriday, September 9thXàbia / Calp37 km
20MountainSaturday, September 10thBenidorm / Alto de Aitana. Air Force Squadron193.2 km
21FlatSunday, September 11thLas Rozas / Madrid104.8 km

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