How to watch Vuelta a España 2023: Live stream the 78th Spanish Grand Tour

Here's how to catch all of the action during the last week of the Vuelta a España 2023 on TV and online

Jonas Vingegaard and Primoz Roglic celebrates teammate Sepp Kuss's Vuelta a Espana victory
Jonas Vingegaard and Primoz Roglic celebrates teammate Sepp Kuss's Vuelta a Espana victory
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The final Grand Tour of the 2023 season, the Vuelta a España, is heading towards a conclusion and the final day of racing with a sprint day in Madrid. Below, we have all the information you need to watch a Vuelta a España live stream when the riders get back in the saddle.

Running from Barcelona to Madrid, the three-week race is available to watch around the world with viewing options including GCN+ and Eurosport in the UK, and Peacock in the US. Coverage of the Vuelta a España 2023 will also be available free to air on SBS On Demand in Australia and RTVE in Spain, so make sure you know how to watch a Vuelta a España live stream for free with a VPN from anywhere.

Jumbo-Visma will celebrate an unprecedented feat of taking the three podium spots as the peloton race to the end of this year's Vuelta. Sepp Kuss leads Tour de France winner Jonas Vingegaard and Primož Roglič following the trio's 1-2-3 on the Col du Tourmalet and Altu de L'Angliru. The riders will round out three weeks of racing with a sprint stage – Sunday's stage 21 finale in Madrid.

Below we explain how to watch a 2023 Vuelta a España live stream so you can follow the race all the way to Madrid – scroll down to find out everything you need to know about watching the race when it resumes on Tuesday. You can also check out our in-depth guide to the Vuelta a España 2023 route.

How to watch Vuelta a España: live stream in the UK

2023 Vuelta a España live streams will be available to view in the UK via GCN+, Eurosport, and Discovery+.

A year's subscription to GCN+, which is viewable on the GCN mobile app as well as via their desktop website, costs £6.99 per month or £39.99 for a year.

Eurosport channels 1 and 2 are available to view on Sky channels 410 and 411 and Discovery+, though, unlike with GCN+, there will be advert breaks. 

A subscription to Discovery+, which can also be streamed via mobile or desktop, costs £6.99 per month, or £59.99 for a 12-month pass.

Finally, daily highlights of the race will be available to view every evening for free on ITV4 – online at ITVX plus via channel 26 on Freeview and 119 on Sky.

How to watch Vuelta a España: live stream from anywhere on the planet

If you’re abroad during the 2023 Vuelta a España you might have a problem accessing your regular streaming service because of geo-blocking restrictions. Thankfully, there’s an easy solution.

If you’re not in the country for the Vuelta a España 2023, you can just download and install a VPN and use a location inside the United Kingdom to watch the broadcast live as if you were back home. 

Setting up a VPN is simple – just download, install, open the app and select your location. 

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How to watch Vuelta a España: live stream for free in Australia

In Australia, national broadcaster SBS will have a Vuelta a España live stream available for free on its SBS On Demand service. 

GCN+ will also carry live coverage of the race in Australia. A monthly subscription to GCN+ costs $15.99AUD while a yearly subscription costs $64.99AUD.

How to watch Vuelta a España: live stream in the US and Canada

In the USA, you can watch a Vuelta a España live stream via Peacock with some stages also set to be shown on CNBC.

A subscription to Peacock will set you back $5.99 per month of $11.99 for the ad-free Peacock Premium Plus. A yearly subscription to either service comes with a 17% discount.

In Canada, you can watch a Vuelta a España live stream on Flobikes, with a subscription costing $12.50 per month.

Watch Vuelta a España: live stream in Europe

RTVE will be airing the race in full – and for free – for viewers in Spain.

GCN+ and Eurosport will provide coverage in various countries around Europe with live streams available in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and more. Check their nation-by-nation streaming guide for all the information on Vuelta a España streaming where you are.

Vuelta a España Stages

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DateStageLocationLengthTerrainTiming (CET)
September 17Stage 21Hipodromo de la Zarzuela - Madrid101.5kmFlat17:14 - 19:58

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