Fernando Escartín commentary
Mid-moutain, with an uphill finale. The terrain will be a “leg-breaker” from the beginning. The climbs will not be excessively difficult, but they will wear down the peloton so that the first uphill finish at the Ermita de Santa Lucía, will be a spectacular one. It will be a battle to the end and the 2nd category climb at Serratella will be a decisive one, though differences among the strongest riders will be minimal.
Benicàssim / Alcossebre
We are sure to experience a lively atmosphere in a locality that is full of tourists at the end of August. The long beaches at Benicàssim know what it means to receive...
La Vuelta 2017 route
La Vuelta 2017
Running from Saturday August 19th to Sunday September 10th 2017, the Vuelta will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,324.1 kilometres.
- 5 flat stages and 1 flat with high-altitude finales stage
- 8 hill stages
- 5 mountain stages
- 1 individual time trial stage
- 1 team time trial stage
Distinctive aspects of the race
- 40.2 km individual time trial
- 13.7 km team time trial
- 50 summits
- 2 rest days
Jersey wearers after the stage 4
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