- Date : 28th August 2022
- Start : Villaviciosa
- End : Les Praeres
- Distance : 175.5km
- Profile : Mountains
Stage 9 profile
Start : Villaviciosa
Villaviciosa is a city located in the Asturias region of northwestern Spain. The city has a population of approximately 18,000 people.
Villaviciosa is known for its beaches, which are popular with tourists from all over Europe. The city is also home to a number of historic buildings and monuments, including the Church of Santa María de los Angeles, which was built in the 13th century.
Visitors to Villaviciosa can also enjoy the city’s many parks and gardens, as well as its lively nightlife scene.
Finish : Les Praeres
Les Praeres is a lovely Spanish city located in the province of Huesca. It’s a popular tourist destination for its beautiful scenery and relaxed atmosphere. The city has a long history dating back to Roman times, and there are plenty of historic sites to explore.
Les Praeres is also well-known for its delicious food, so be sure to try some of the local specialties! Whether you’re looking to relax or explore, Les Praeres is the perfect place to visit.
In 2018, Simon Yates won on the Les Praeres climb. The photo of him beating his chest was one of the iconic photos of La Vuelta 18. The Les Praeres climb is quickly becoming one of the icons of La Vuelta. It’s short, steep and suits the explosive climbers.