Vuelta a Espana 2013: Dates, Route Map, Stage Previews and TV Coverage Info
The 2013 edition of the Vuelta a Espana is one of the biggest cycling races of the year, and the excitement surrounding the event is growing exponentially by the day.
The Tour de France has become the biggest race on the cycling calendar, but the beautiful sights along the Spanish route and the ferocity of the battles on the course make this event just as entertaining.
Fans of the sport won’t want to miss a second of the action.
When: Aug. 24 to Sept. 15
Watch: NBC Universal Sports Network
Live Stream: Universal Sports Network LIVE
Full Vuelta a Espana Schedule
|Aug. 24||1-3 p.m.||Stage 1: Vilanova de Arousa – Sanxenxo|
|Aug. 25||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 2: Pontevedra – Baiona. Alto Do Monte Da Groba|
|Aug. 26||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 3: Vigo – Mirador de Lobeira / Vilagarcía de Arousa|
|Aug. 27||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 4: Lalin/a Estrada – Finisterra. Etapa Fin del Mundo|
|Aug. 28||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 5: Sober – Lago de Sanabria|
|Aug. 29||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 6: GuiThulo – Caceres|
|Aug. 30||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 7: Almendralejo – Mairena de Aljarafe|
|Aug. 31||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 8: Jerez de la Frontera – Estepona. Alto Penas Blancas|
|Sept. 1||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 9: Antequera – Valdepenas de Jaen|
|Sept. 2||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 10: Torredelcampo – Guejar Sierra. Alto Hazallanas|
|Sept. 3||REST DAY|
|Sept. 4||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 11: Tarazona – Tarazona|
|Sept. 5||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 12: Maella – Tarragona|
|Sept. 6||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 13: Valls – Castelldefels|
|Sept. 7||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 14: Baga – Andorra. Collada de la Gallina|
|Sept. 8||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 15: Andorra – Peyragudes|
|Sept. 9||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 16: Graus – Sallent de Gállego. Aramon Formigal|
|Sept. 10||REST DAY|
|Sept. 11||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 17: Calahorra – Burgos|
|Sept. 12||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 18: Burgos – Pena Cabarga|
|Sept. 13||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 19: S. Vicente Barquera – Oviedo. Alto Naranco|
|Sept. 14||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 20: Aviles – Alto de L'Angliru|
|Sept. 15||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||Stage 21: Leganes – Madrid|
Stages Fans Won’t Want to Miss
Stage 1: Vilanova de Arousa – Sanxenxo
The opening of this famous race will be as exciting as they come. The course makes its way from Vilanova de Arousa to Sanxenxo in a 27-kilometer time trial that will feature the best sprinters in cycling fighting for the early lead.
Not only will the competition entertain even the most casual fans of the sports, but the beautiful surroundings of the Spanish course will also help cycling enthusiasts get behind this event.
This is the perfect start to the Vuelta a Espana.
Stage 15: Andorra – Peyragudes
The biggest and toughest test for the cyclists involved in this race will be Stage 15. The battle goes from Andorra to Peyragudes in a 233-kilometer test of endurance that will push the racers to their physical and mental limits.
With five points of ascension and five points at which the cyclists will be descending, this portion of the course is a quintessential mountain stage. The climbers in the field will have the distinct advantage here, and this is where they will be able to mount comebacks in the overall standings.
Stage 21: Leganes – Madrid
Just as the Tour de France ends each year with a beautiful trip through the streets of Paris, France, the Tour of Spain ends with an equally stunning trip through the capital city of Madrid.
The cyclists will be battling until the very end for the overall victory, and fans with not want to miss the final stage of the race being contested in the streets of Spain’s largest city.
With the sights matching the intense racing on course, Stage 21 is the perfect ending to another amazing event.
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