Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2018: The Route

Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2018: The Route

Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2018The 69th Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana started on Wednesday, the 31st of January. The route features two sprint stages, one team time trial, a mountainous race with a downhill finale, while the Queen Stages runs over six intermediate climbs to a summit finish after a last climb of 5 kilometres at 7.8%. The 2018 Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana ends on the 4th of February. (Slideshow route/profile)

The 1st stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana travels from Oropesa del Mar to Peñíscola. Chances are the race will come down to a bunch sprint.

Stage 2 is a demanding task in the medium mountains. The route takes in five intermediate climbs, while the finish line lies approximately 30 kilometres after the last peak.

At 23.3 kilometres, the 3rd stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana is a team time trial to Calpe. Undulating roads and twisty sections mark the course.

The 4th stage is the Queen Stage in the 2018 edition. At 184.2 kilometres, the course runs over six intermediate climbs to the final toil up El Alto de las Canteras, a 5 kilometres climb at 7.8% with the ultimate kilometre a whopping 12.3%.

The last stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana is supposed to bring a fast finishers showdown in the streets of Valencia.

Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2018: Route maps, height profiles, and more

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