45th Tour of the Algarve

Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo

Wed Feb 15th 2017 to Sun Feb 19th 2017

Event Details

This five-day annual event attracts cycling lovers from all over Europe. This year some of the most important stars of the sport will be competing on the roads of the Algarve.

Stages of the tour

15/02 - 1st stage
182,9 Km from Albufeira to Lagos

16/02 - 2nd stage
Leaving from Lagoa to arrive 189,3 km later at the top of Fóia, the highest point of Algarve, at 900 meters from the sea level.

17/02 - 3rd stage
The third stage is an individual time trial, 18 km around Sagres.

18/02 - 4th stage
The sprinters will have the second and last chance to shine on the fourth stage, 203,4 km from Almodôvar to Tavira.

19/02 - 5th stage
The race will end with 179,2 km from Loulé to the top of Malhão, a short but steeper climb.

Official sponsor
This year the Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa, located in the Sierra de Monchique, joins this national cycling event as Official Sponsor.

The Resort, which is part of the official hotel network for the Tour, will host six teams during the event. Team members will be provided with top class facilities and services, support them on their road to success!

TV coverage
The 43rd Volta ao Algarve will be broadcasted in 55 countries and 68 million homes.
The race will be live broadcasted by Eurosport. Every day the last hour of race can be watched from 5:00 to 6:00 pm (CET).

For more information click here or visit the website above.