Vuelta 2024

Vuelta 2024

Asturias

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SPAIN

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27 Aug - 04 Sep 2024

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Challenging

Approx. AU$8,080

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GBP£4,191

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USD$5,184

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€4,700.00

START LOCATION

BAIONA

END LOCATION

OVIEDO

DAYS

9

AV. DAILY DISTANCE

80KM | 50MI

AV. DAILY ELEVATION

1500M | 4900FT

Custom tour experiencing some of the key stages at the pointy end of the Vuelta 2024, through the stunning terrain of north western Spain.

Beginning in Baiona on the North Atlantic coast our group of riders heads east on roads that wind through vineyards of the Ribeiro and Bierzo wine regions. All the while getting to experience the excitement of the Vuelta and the challenge of some of the grand tour routes that tackle the stunning highlands in Galicia, Asturias and Castille/Leon.

The Spanish people never fail to provide great hospitality with delicious local cuisine at a relaxed pace. Delightful hotels, Punto professional support all the way and the cameraderie of great friends.

A fantastic tour. Hola!

PRIVATE CUSTOM TOUR
CONFIRMED DEPARTURE | 4 PLACES REMAINING!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

QUALITY ACCOMMODATION (TWIN SHARE) | BREAKFASTS | LUNCHES | DINNERS | FULL GUIDE AND VEHICLE SUPPORT | ON-ROAD SNACKS AND SUPPLEMENTS | WAHOO GPS LOAN UNIT | COMPLIMENTARY PUNTOTOURS CYCLING KIT | DAYPACK | BIDONS | KIT LAUNDRY SERVICE | GROUP DEPARTURE TRANSFER TO BILBAO

RECOMMENDED AIRPORTS

ARRIVAL VIGO DEPARTURE BILBAO

PRICE PER PERSON

TWINSHARE €4,700.00 | SINGLE ROOM €5,300.00

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FULL ITINERARY

DAY ONE TUE 27 AUG | WELCOME

Arrive into Baiona and settle into our stunning start hotel. We'll get the bikes all set-up and ride a short shake-down ride. First taste of the Vuelta! Watch the Pro's finish Stage 10 in Baiona.
DISTANCE | 30KM | 19MI

DAY TWO WED 28 AUG | BAIONA TO PADREIRO

Our first ride heads into Galicia through the Bierzo wine region. The route follows the Minho river and finishes beside beautiful Lake Mino where we'll have a relaxing lunch. A short vehicle transfer to Ourense. We can watch the Vuelta finish Stage 11 on TV with a Cerveza in hand.
DISTANCE | 100KM | 62MI
ELEVATION | 2000M | 6550FT

DAY THREE THU 29 AUG | OURENSE TO MANZANEDA

The Vuelta gets a little more serious today with Stage 12 finishing on a solid climb. The terrain is undulating with most of the route at or above 1000MASL. Depending on timing, we'll have lunch in Manzenada village and see the Pro's start or finish the climb of the day. Then a vehicle transfer to the lovely town of Ponferrada.
DISTANCE | 90KM | 56MI
ELEVATION | 2200M | 7200FT

DAY FOUR FRI 30 AUG | PONFERRADA LOOP

You've earned an easier loop today after two big days. Today's route is hilly on the outskirts of the Ancares Leoneses Bio-Reserve where the Vuelta finish line is. After checking out what the Pro's will be facing, we can sit back and watch the Pro's come through Ponferrada as part of Stage 13.
DISTANCE | 68KM | 42MI
ELEVATION | 1200M | 3900FT

DAY FIVE SAT 31 AUG | PONFERRADA TO VILLABLINO

Great ride today with a few options when it comes to seeing the Pro's do the tough Puerto de Leigarigos. Our route has an ever upwards trend after the heart-starting first few kilometres. Beautiful open roads with sweeping views. We can ride some of the final climb, or see the finish of Stage 15 in Villablino.
DISTANCE | 65KM OR 95KM | 50MI OR 59MI
ELEVATION | 1300M OR 1900M | 4250FT OR 6250FT

DAY SIX SUN 1 SEP | VILLABLINO TO VALGRANDE PAJARES

Sensational ride today in the high country through the Babia y Luna Natural Park. We ride from Villablino to Valgrande Pajares and ride the easier side of the Stage 16 final climb.
We can choose to watch the Pro's arrive at the top from the super steep side, or descend a little and see them start the climb from the comfort of a bar, or leave them to it and take our transfer to Oviedo for our last three days in one location.
DISTANCE | 87KM | 54MI
ELEVATION | 1400M | 4600FT

DAY SEVEN MON 2 SEP | ANGLIRU LOOP

A cyclist's holiday to the Asturias surely is not complete without riding this awesome climb. This is a rest day for the Vuelta but not for us. Super spectacular day in the saddle!
DISTANCE | 70KM | 43MI
ELEVATION | 2000M | 6550FT

DAY EIGHT TUE 3 SEP | LOOP TO CUDILLERO

Fantastic final ride day to the coast with a seafood lunch in Cudillero. We can stop here and have a dip in the Atlantic and transfer back to Oviedo. For the hardy riders there is the option to ride back. Celebration dinner to wind up a brilliant tour.
DISTANCE | 57KM OR 114KM | 36MI OR 70MI
ELEVATION | 1000M OR 2000M | 3300FT OR 6550FT

DAY NINE WED 4 SEP | GOODBYE

Morning transfer to Bilbao, a journey of about three hours, from where you can follow your onward travel.

Time to say farewell, until next time.
Ride safe Puntos!

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WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

FLIGHTS | INSURANCES | BIKE HIRE | ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES | COFFEE STOPS | PERSONAL HOTEL EXPENSES | PRE- OR POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION

CAN I HIRE A BIKE?

You can!  Check out the details of hiring one of our high-end Cipollini road bikes.

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