Vuelta a España 2024 route: Sprinters beware, there is just one flat stage

Climbs of Lagos de Covadonga, Cuitu Negru and Picón Blanco star in typically mountainous route

2024 Vuelta a España race route
(Image credit: Unipublic)

There will be just one flat stage at the 2024 Vuelta a España, with the mountains set to take centre stage at the Grand Tour once again. 

The full route for the 2024 edition of the race was unveiled on Tuesday night in Madrid’s Marriott Auditorium Hall. 

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Vuelta a España 2024 route
117 AugustLisbonOeiras12kmITT
218 AugustCascaisOurém191kmHilly
319 AugustLousãCastelo Branco182kmHilly
420 AugustPlasenciaPico Villuercas167kmMountain
521 AugustFuente del MaestreSevilla170kmFlat
622 AugustJerez de la FronteraYunquera181kmMountain
723 AugustArchidonaCórdoba179kmHilly
824 AugustUbedaCazorla159kmMid-Mountain
925 AugustMotrilGranada178kmMountain
Rest day26 AugustRow 10 - Cell 2 Row 10 - Cell 3 Row 10 - Cell 4 Row 10 - Cell 5
1027 AugustPonteareasBaoina160kmMountain
1128 AugustPadrónPadrón164kmMid-Mountain
1229 AugustOrenseManzaneda133kmHilly
1330 AugustLugoPuerto de Ancares171kmMountain
1431 AugustVillafranca del BierzoVillablino199kmMid-Mountain
151 SeptemberInfiestoCuitu Negru142kmMountain
Rest day2 SeptemberRow 17 - Cell 2 Row 17 - Cell 3 Row 17 - Cell 4 Row 17 - Cell 5
163 SeptemberLuancoLagos de Covadonga181kmMountain
174 SeptemberArnueroSantander143kmMid-Mountain
185 SeptemberVitoria-GasteizIzki Natural Park175kmMid-Mountain
196 SeptemberLogroñoAlto de Moncalvillo168kmHilly
207 SeptemberVillarcayoPicón Blanco188kmMountain
218 SeptemberMadridMadrid22kmITT

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.