- Date : 24th August 2022
- Start : Irun
- End : Bilbao
- Distance : 187km
- Profile : Hilly
Stage 5 profile
Start : Irun
Irun is a lovely Spanish city located in the Basque Country, on the border with France. It’s a great place to visit if you’re looking for beautiful scenery, tasty food, and friendly people.
There are plenty of things to see and do in Irun. If you’re into outdoor activities, you can go hiking or cycling in the nearby mountains. For a more relaxed experience, you can stroll through the city centre and admire the architecture, or enjoy a cup of coffee in one of the many cafes.
The food in Irun is definitely worth trying. You’ll find traditional Basque dishes like pintxos (small snacks on bread) and txakoli (a type of white wine). And of course, no visit to Irun would be complete without trying the famous churros con chocolate (churros with chocolate sauce).
Finish : Bilbao
Bilbao is a city located in the north of Spain, in the Basque Country. It is known for its architecture, its gastronomy and its culture. The city has a long history and has been inhabited by many different cultures. Today, Bilbao is a modern city with a thriving economy.
The architecture of Bilbao is one of its most striking features. The city is home to several iconic buildings, such as the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and the Palacio de Congresos y Auditorio de Galicia.
Bilbao is a lively city with a vibrant culture. There are many things to do in Bilbao, from visiting the museums and art galleries to enjoying the nightlife. Bilbao is also home to a number of festivals and events throughout the year. The city’s restaurants offer a wide variety of traditional Basque dishes, as well as international cuisine.
Bilbao hosted the finishing for historic stages by Igor Antón in La Vuelta 2011 and Philippe Gilbert in La Vuelta 2019.