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What will the Lanzarote Cycling Tour be like?

On the weekend of September 28 and 29, the first edition of the Cycling Tour of Lanzarote, a cycling event that will allow you to get to know the island on two wheels.

The cycling test will have 2 stages and a total of 189 kilometers. This test, which was born under the umbrella of the UCI, is within its Cycling For All program and will tour the seven municipalities of Lanzarote, allowing you to visit all the points of interest on the island.

The Vuelta Ciclista a Lanzarote is organized by the Club Santa and Island Council, with the support of Canary Islands Government, Canary Islands Tourism, Lanzarote European Sports Destination, the seven municipalities of the island -Arrecife, Haría, Teguise, Tías, Tinajo, San Bartolomé and Yaiza-, and the support of the Canarian and Spanish Cycling Federations.

For this first edition, the organizers have already confirmed the presence of two national cycling legends such as Alejandro Valverde y Alberto counter.

Itinerary

The Vuelta Ciclista a Lanzarote will consist of two stages. The first, on Saturday the 28th, will be 115 km with 1.760 D+ meters, and the second, on Sunday the 29th, will be 74 km with 1.080 D+ meters.

1st stage (115 km)

The first stage of the Vuelta Ciclista a Lanzarote, which will be held on Saturday, September 28, will cover a distance of 115 kilometers with a cumulative elevation gain of 1.760 meters.

The cyclists will depart at 8:30 from Club La Santa and head towards the emblematic Famara beach.

The tour will continue to the historic center of Teguise, the former capital of the island, and then through Los Valles to the Mirador del Río, located at kilometer 50.

Profile 1st Stage Return to Lanzarote
Profile 1st Stage Return to Lanzarote

At this point, participants will be able to recharge their batteries at the prepared supplies, while enjoying a live broadcast and live music.

After the break, the peloton will continue towards the east side of the island, passing through Arrieta and Costa Teguise, before reaching the capital, Arrecife, for a second regrouping.

There, cyclists will again find supplies, music and entertainment. The stage will culminate in the Plaza de las Ciencias in Puerto del Carmen. It should be noted that there will be a timed section from Haría to Mirador del Río, 8,5 km with an average slope of 4,5%.

2st stage (74 km)

The second stage, which will take place on Sunday, September 29, will consist of 74 kilometers with 1.080 meters of accumulated elevation gain. The cyclists will begin the day at 8:30 from the Plaza de las Ciencias in Puerto del Carmen.

Profile 2st Stage Return to Lanzarote
Profile 2st Stage Return to Lanzarote

The tour will include the climb along the Wine Highway towards La Geria, known for its vineyards, and then will face the ascent to the Casitas de Femés port, from where you can see the island of Fuerteventura.

The route will continue towards Playa Blanca, one of the most important tourist centers in Lanzarote, where there will be a regrouping at kilometer 48 with refreshment stations and live broadcast. The stage will end with a time trial climb to Timanfaya National Park, with the finish line located at Club La Santa.

In this stage, there will be two timed climbs: the first, 5,3 km at 4% from Las Casitas to Femés, and the second, 12,7 km at 3% from the beginning of the Timanfaya road to Mancha Blanca.

Lanzarote: An Ideal Destination for Cycle Tourism

Lanzarote, known for its pleasant year-round climate, well-maintained roads and unique natural environment, offers a perfect setting for cycle tourism.

Designated by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve, the island features stunning volcanic landscapes, white sand beaches and a rich local culture.

Visitors can explore Timanfaya National Park, enjoy local cuisine at the island's many restaurants, and relax on the beaches of Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise.

Courses

Registration for the Vuelta Ciclista a Lanzarote is available at Club Santa. More information about the test on the official website.

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