Almeria to host Tour of Spain stages

FAMOUS: The tour is one of the most watched cycling events in the world

ALMERIA is set to host two stages of this year’s Tour of Spain.

This year’s Vuelta a España will officially begin in Malaga on August 25 before making its way to Almeria in the fifth stage of the tour, which will finish in Roquetas de Mar on August 29.

Riders will enter the Almeria Province through Alpujarra before visiting Alcolea, Laujar, Fondón, Almócita, Padules, Canjáyar , Rágol, Instinción, Íllar, Huécija, Alicún, Alhama, Enix, Felix, Vícar and finally ending in Roquetas de Mar.

The sixth stage of the 2018 tour will then set off from Huercal-Overa on August 30,crossing through Pulpi before finishing in Mar Menor.

Eighteen municipalities in the province will play host to the yearly tour, which is now viewed in an estimated 190 countries and five continents every year worldwide.