Vuelta a Espana 2019 route to be unveiled on December 19

The Vuelta a Espana peloton rolls out for the start of stage 10

The full routes off all three Grand Tours will soon be known with the unveiling of the 2019 Vuelta a Espana parcours set for December 19. The ceremony will be held at the Auditorio Provincial de Alicante. It's an earlier than usual reveal for the race route, which has generally been announced in January. The 2019 Vuelta a Espana will take place between August 24 and September 15. The location of the Gran Salida has already be confirmed and will see the riders setting off from the beautiful natural park Las Salinas de Torrevieja, while Madrid will once again host the grand finale. Aside from that, little is known about the look of next year's parcours, but if previous years are anything to go by then it won't be short of brutally steep climbs. The Vuelta a Espana has become known for searching out new ascents with gradients that venture ...

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