The 99th edition of the Volta a Catalunya leaves on Monday, 25 March 2019, form Calella to finish on Sunday the 31st with a hilly criterium in Barcelona. The route takes in a mix of summit finishes, hilly stages, and an occasional chance for the sprinters. High altitude finishes are included on the third and fourth day of action, respectively in Vallter 2000 and La Molina. After the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, the Volta a Catalunya is the oldest race on the cycling calendar with the inaugural edition held in 1911. (Slideshow route/profile)
In 2018, Alejandro Valverde won the overall. On the podium, he was flanked by Nairo Quintana and Pierre Latour.
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Volta a Catalunya 2019: stages
|1||Mo 25-3||Calella – Calella|
|2||Tu 26-3||Mataró – Sant Feliu de Guíxols|
|3||We 27-3||Sant Feliu de Guíxols – Vallter 2000||mountains|
|4||Th 28-3||La Molina||mountains|
|5||Fr 29-3||Puigcerdà – Sant Cugat del Vallès|
|6||Sa 30-3||Valls – Vila-seca|
|7||Su 31-3||Barcelona – Barcelona||hills|
Volta a Catalunya 2019: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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