Wednesday, 17 February 2010

36th Cycle Tour de Algarve, “Algarvia”, is underway & ends on Sunday 21st February in Portimão!

The Tour consists of 5 stages starting at Algarve Stadium and finishing in Portimão.

Names like Alberto Contador (last year’s winner), Andreas Kloden, Levi Leipheimer, Luís León Sanchez, Ivan Gutierrez, Robbie McEwen, André Greipel, Gert Steegmans, Thor Hushovd, Bernhard Eisel, Samuel Sanchez, David Millar, David Zabriskie, Stjin Devolder, Sylvain Chavanel, Lars Boom, Vladimir Karpets & Volodymir Gustov will be present.

On Sunday 21st February, at near midday enjoy the arrival of the cyclists at Portimão’s pretty Riverside (near Casa Inglesa café/restaurant & Portimão’s Municipal Museum) as the cyclists complete the Tour and the final stage.

The “Algarvia” covers approx 700 km.

Wednesday 17 Feb: 1st stage, Algarve Stadium - Olhão, 158 km (departure at 10:50; arrival at 14:30)

Thursday 18 Feb: 2nd stage, Sagres (Fortress) - Lagos, 207,5 km (departure at 10:50; arrival at 15:45)

Friday 19 Feb: 3rd stage, Castro Marim- Alto do Malhão, 174 km (departure at 10:50; arrival at 15:00)

Saturday 20 Feb: 4th stage, Cacela - Tavira, 169 km (departure at 10:50; arrival at 15:00)

Sunday 21 Feb: 5th stage, Lagoa (Fatacil) - Portimão, 17 km (individual time trials with departures from midday; arrival at 12:20)


Volta ao Algarve (wikipedia)


Algarve Holiday Studio:

For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve!

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