The cycling tour to Spain, will depart from Torrevieja next Saturday 24 AUGUST 2019.
THE PORT OF TORREVIEJA WILL BE THE SCENE OF THE GOAL OF THE TEAM TIME TRIAL THAT WILL START THE CYCLE TOUR TO SPAIN
The Vuelta will be seen in 189 countries, with more than 400 million potential spectators, and from the beginning of the stage at 18:52 hours and until the planned end of it, 20:30 hours, will have as its main stage the city of Torrevieja, its salt flats and its promenades and beaches.
Torrevieja will be the protagonist in the first stage of the next Tour of Spain, as the start will be made from the spectacular scenery of the salt flats, and the Levante Dam will be the place where they finish the 12 kilometers of the time trial by teams, after the multicolored snake has crossed the entire urban center of the city, on Saturday 24 August. It will be the first time in the history of the Vuelta that this leaves from Torrevieja.
From Monday 19 to Friday 23 August, will be installed an inflatable tent 4×4 and an information desk that will serve as a traveling space for dissemination of information and citizen of the various aspects that encompass the Official Start of the Vuelta 2019. The dates, locations and timetables are as follows:
-Monday 19 August:
MORNING from 10:00 to 14:00 Playa Los Locos.
AFTERNOON 19:00 to 23'00 Paseo CALA PITERAS, Rocío del mar.
-Tuesday August 20:
MORNING from 10:00 to 14:00 Playa del Cura.
AFTERNOON from 19:00 to 23:00 Paseo Marítimo Juan Aparicio at the height between the intersections of c/Patricio Zammit and Radio Murcia.
-Wednesday 21 August:
MORNING from 10:00 to 14:00 Playa de la Mata.
AFTERNOON from 19'00 to 23'00 Plaza de Encarnación Puchol.
-Thursday 22nd August:
MORNING from 10:00 to 14:00 Shipwrecked People's Beach.
AFTERNOON from 19:00 to 23:00 Paseo Marítimo Juan Aparicio at the height of the Man of the Sea.
-Friday 23 August:
MORNING from 10:00 to 14:00 Crossing c / Concepción with c / Photographers Darblade.
AFTERNOON from 19:00 to 23:00 Crossing C/ Concepción with Canónigo Torres.
On Friday, August 23, from 15:00 hours, the Paseo Vista Alegre will host a spectacular exhibition of the nearly 80 vehicles of the Civil Guard Traffic participating in the security operation of La Vuelta. Also planned is the activity called "Parque Vuelta" on August 24, in the Paseo Vistalegre, from 16:30 to 22:30 hours. The Vuelta Park will have a large area of stands of the entities and sponsors of the Vuelta, with animation activities, solidarity activities, raffles and various exhibitions.
There will be three large parkings dissuasorios, one next to the University Hospital of Torrevieja, another in the CV-905 next to the ITV, and a third in the area of the Market next to the circumvallation of the N-332. Also, it should be noted that there will be free buses that will leave from these car parks from 15:00 hours, so the city bus service will be suspended from 15:00 to 21:00 hours.
CYCLING EVENTS PRIOR TO LAP 2019
On Saturday, August 24, at 9:00 am, from the Plaza Encarnación Puchol in La Mata, there will be a charity march that will tour several places in the hamlet of La Mata and will distribute 1000 T-shirts donated by AGAMED. The price for participating in this test, to the benefit of GAEX, will be two euros.
Finally, the same Saturday, August 24, also in the Plaza de Encarnación Puchol de La Mata, from 11:00 am, there will be an exhibition of Trial Bike in which will participate Dani Cegarra, three times world champion and 11 times third world champion, as well as his son, Dani Cegarra Jr., second world champion and champion of Spain.
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