Schedule and where to watch the Tour of the Basque Country 2023 cycling on TV


Celebrated The Tour of the Basque Country 2023known as the Itzulia. The race is one of the most important and prestigious held in the national territory, where it also has very important names on its poster, such as the 2022 Tour champion, Vingegaard, or the Spaniards Enric Mas and Mikel Landin.

Is about the 62nd edition of La Vuelta al País Vasco. Start here Monday, April 3, in the town of Vitoria-Gasteizuntil next time Saturday 8, ending in Eibar. It will consist of six difficult stages, with a proposal from less to more until ending with the final fireworks.

The Tour of the Basque Country 2023 takes up the calendar baton of tour of flandersone of the five monuments of the period, held this Sunday April 2and this is the main stage tour of several weeks marked by classics. Tadej Pogaçar took the win and obviously is not in Ituzila, but his great rival for the Tour is, a vinegaard aiming to add an important title to his record.

As a result, its challenging course has attracted many of cycling’s biggest stars, with a combination of mountain and time trials as well as flat stages to provide opportunities for all types of riders. .

officially called Itzulia Basque Country, will have a total of 26 scoring mountain passes. will have three from the 1st category, seven from the 2nd category and 16 from the 3rd category.

This Touring the Basque Country will visit the towns of Leitza, Viana, Vitoria-Gasteiz and final in Eibar. It is one of four races in Spain that belong to the highest category of international cycling, UCI World Tour, including the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, the Clásica in San Sebastián and La Vuelta a España.

The great favorite is the aforementioned vingegaardwho will manage a great team, like is Jumbo-Visma. will be accompanied by Rohan Dennis, Steven Kruijswijk, Sam Oomen and Attila Valter, the latter in 2021 was second and helped his teammate win Roglic is a cousin.

Schedule of stages of the Tour of the Basque Country 2023

It is celebrated between on Monday 3 and Saturday 8 April this Tour of the Basque Country 2023with their corresponding six stages:

First chapter: Monday, April 3, Vitoria-Gasteiz and Labastida, with 165 kilometers

Second stage: Tuesday April 4, Viana and Leitza, which will have an extension of 194 km. The second day of competition will be mid-mountain and will include second and third category ports.

Third stage: Wednesday April 5, Errenteria – Villabona, with an extension of 154 km. The third day of the Tour of the Basque Country will also be mid-mountain. It will have third category ports.

Fourth stage: Thursday April 6, Santurtzi – Santurtzi, with an extension of 176 km. On this fourth date, the mid-mountain will continue to prevail, with some third-category ports and the ascent of La Asturiana, second-class.

Fifth stage: Friday April 7, Amorebieta – Amorebieta, with an extension of 166 km. On this penultimate day of La Vuelta al País Vasco, there will be a medium-mountain stage with another second-category gate, Paresi, and some third-class gates.

Sixth stage: Saturday April 8, Eibar – Eibar, with an extension of 137.8 km. This last and exciting stage is in the high mountains. It will have two first-category ports, the Azurki and the Izua, as well as a second-class, the Gorla, and several third-class.

When will La Vuelta al País Vasco 2023 take place?

The stage race takes place from Monday 3 to next Saturday April 8.

Where will the Tour of the Basque Country 2023 be held?

Basque tour of the Basque 2023 will be seen by the DAZN platform, which broadcasts the race. The daily broadcast on Eurosport 1 and Eurosport Player its daily broadcast will begin at 3:30 pm, while etc It is scheduled to start at 3:00 pm You can follow the regional chain Eitb in the Basque Country and Esport3 in Catalonia. You can follow all information about the race on the Mundo Deportivo website.

Source: La Verdad


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