The Dutch city Utrecht hosts the start of the 2020 Vuelta a España. The 1st stage is a team time trial in front of roaring city crowds, while the 2nd stage starst in ‘s Hertogenbosch to run back to Utrecht. The 3rd stage is an out-and-back race in Breda. Utrecht hosted the Tour de France’s Grand Depart in 2015.
The Vuelta a España is the least geographically adventurous of the three Grand Tours. The race ventured outside Spain for a start for the first time to neighbouring Portugal in 1997. Drenthe, the Netherlands, hosted the second foreign Gran Salida in 2009 and the third and last foreign start was in 2017 in Nîmes, France.
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