Before him state of health emergency decreed in France and, given the restrictions generally established by its national government, which have also affected the route that the Giro d'Italia had planned through French territory, The Vuelta will not be able to conclude its 6th stage at the Col du Tourmalet next Sunday, October 25.
La Vuelta, has officially published the new route and has confirmed that the platoon will not cross into France and that will change the route completely
The organization has sought in Huesca a alternative ending at the Formigal ski resort at 1.790 meters high and 3.040 meters of accumulated unevenness throughout the stage
Although the departure is maintained in Biescas, the route changes and now the Alto de Petralba (3rd category), the Alto de Cotefablo (2nd category) and the stage will end in the Formigal ski resort
🇪🇸 #LaVuelta20 it will not cross into France. Stage 6 will depart from Biescas and end in Aramón Formigal
🇬🇧 #LaVuelta20 won't enter France. Stage 6 to start from Biescas and finish atop Aramón Formigal
- La Vuelta (@lavuelta) October 22, 2020
We remember that in this port, Alberto Contador destroyed the race in 2016, leaving Chris Froome behind and leaving the general sentenced in favor of Nairo Quintana.