The last stage of la Volta arrives at Barcelona
The Catalan cycle race, La Volta Catalunya, is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the international cycling schedule. The first event was held in 1911 and amongst its winners are cyclists of the rank of Miguel Indurain, Eddy Merckx, Jacques Anquetil, Francesco Moser and, more recently, Alejandro Valverde and Joaquim Rodríguez.
On Sunday March 24th the seventh and last stage of this year’s tour will end in Barcelona, and for which the streets of the city will see the crowning of the overall winner of the competition. If you are a cycling enthusiast, don’t miss the chance to see the big-name international racers in the flesh. Don’t forget your camera!
La Volta Catalunya
Address: Several streets and avenues in the city (check route and timetables on the official tour website).
Event dates: Sunday March 24th.
More information: www.voltacatalunya.cat (website in Spanish and Catalan) and www.bcn.cat