Fernando Escartín commentary
Mountain. The peloton will ride comfortably up until Andorra, where a first natural selection process will take place. The climb to La Comella, short yet explosive, will take care of the rest. It will be complicated to organise a breakaway but we do not write off the possibility of attacks in the very last kilometre. If one of the strong riders shows any signs of weakness, this could complicate his Vuelta.
Prades Conflent Canigó / Andorra la Vella
The peloton only has to look up to get an idea of the day ahead. Located at the foot of the Pyrenees, Prades is bolstered in the South by the impressive Canigó Pyrenean...
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 2
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