Vuelta a España 2017 route: A trip to the Pyrenees and an Angliru finale?

Here's what could be on the cards for the Vuelta a España 2017 route

The 2017 Vuelta a España could see the riders take on the fearsome Angliru climb (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Planning for the 2017 Vuelta a España route is already underway just days after Nairo Quintana (Movistar) beat Chris Froome (Sky) to win the 2016 title in Madrid. Organiser Unipublic is planning a trip through the Pyrenees and a return to the steep Angliru finish, say local sources.

In the opening week of the 2016 Vuelta, race director Javier Guillén confirmed the long-rumoured start over the French boarder in Nîmes. The race will get rolling on August 19 with a team time trial as it has done for the last seven years.

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