La Vuelta 2017 : D-3

Wednesday, August 16th

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With injuries behind him, veteran Sanchez eyes fresh success

Tuesday, August 15th

Forced to withdraw on the 2016 La Vuelta due to a crash two days from Madrid, Samuel Sanchez overcame the new injuries sustained this Sprint to be “100% fit” at Nîmes. The Olympic champion now... Read more

Aqua Blue Sport to bring refreshment to La Vuelta

Monday, August 14th

The first ever Professional Continental team from Ireland is expected to fire up the 72nd La Vuelta and strengthen the American presence in the race with national champion Larry Warbasse. Aqua Blue... Read more

Postobon is back to “last over time and put on a show”

Friday, August 11th

Thirty years after the first generation of Escarabajos conquered Europe, Manzana Postobon will race La Vuelta for the first time in a quarter century. One main ambition has survived the test of... Read more

Vincenzo Nibali: “I'll be in top shape for La Vuelta”

Wednesday, August 9th

Except for the Italian championship (12th), which was mandatory for all Italian professional road cyclists this year, the recent Tour de Pologne marked Vincenzo Nibali's come-back to racing after... Read more

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La Vuelta 2017 : D-3

Nîmes buzzes with activity for La Vuelta  Race headquarters and the press room for the 72nd La Vuelta opened at the Musée de la Romanité, on the iconic place des Arènes at Nîmes. 1,400 media representatives, 198 riders and 300 team staff members, 250 officials and 200 law enforcement officers are expected to go through the accreditation process. Media center has been inaugurated this Wednesday with Jean-Paul Fournier, Senator-mayor of Nîmes, Julien...

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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

The race in videos

video07/03/2017 

The 2017 route

  • The 2017 route
  • Best of - La Vuelta a España 2016

The race in pictures

photo09/08/2017 

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