Vuelta 2019 Route stage 3: Ibi – Alicante

Vuelta 2019 route stage 3Monday 26 August 2019 - At 186 kilometres, the 3rd stage of the Vuelta a España travels from Ibi to Alicante.

Following the start in Ibi the Vuelta continues on rolling roads. Two hills stand out. Puerto de Biar – 6.1 kilometres at 4.2% – is crested with 70 kilometres remaining, while the Puerto de Tibi is shorter yet (slightly) steeper. The last 40 kilometres are mostly downhill to a likely sprint finish in Alicante.

Former Spanish Champion and stage winner in la Vuelta and the Tour de France, Rubén Plaza, was born in Ibi. The town is famous for its toy-making.

Vuelta a España 2019 stage 3: route, elevation, more

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