La Vuelta Utrecht
This August 18-21, experience the Spanish Cycling Race, La Vuelta in the quaint Dutch city of Utrecht where top cyclists will compete throughout the weekend.
The La Vuelta is an annual multi-stage cycling race that is primarily based in Spain with additional cities throughout Europe that the cyclists pass through. The first race was held in 1935, inspired by the success of the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia. Ever since then, it has been gaining popularity and has reached all ends of the globe.
La Vuelta Utrecht Programme
The following is the programme for the La Vuelta in Utrecht:
- Thursday, August 18 -Team presentation on the Vredenburgplein and in the Singel area
- Friday, August 19 - First stage that visits almost all of Utrecht’s neighbourhoods
- Saturday, August 20 - Second stage of the race which is through the Noordoost and Oost districts and ends at the Utrecht Science Park
In addition to the races, there are a plethora of events that occur all throughout Utrecht during the La Vuelta such as musical performances, pub quizzes, cycling cafes, the travelling cycling village Vuelta Fietshub and the Dutch Championship slow biking.
Attending the La Vuelta
Interested in seeing the prestigious La Vuelta in Utrecht this summer? Head over to the official La Vuelta website for more information on the races, how to access the venue via public transportation, and all other updates.