44th Volta ao Algarve with traditional route in 2018

The 2018 edition of the Volta ao Algarve will be on the road from 14 to 18 February. For the second consecutive year will be a 2.HC competition, the top category outside of WorldTour. The five stages of the 2018 Volta ao Algarve will have similar characteristics to the stages of previous years. The route is still being drawn, but the concept remains … Read More

Algarve Granfondo 2018 will be held in Tavira

The Algarve Granfondo, the mass participation event of the Volta ao Algarve, will take place in Tavira on the 17th February 2018. Last year, the Algarve Granfondo had more than 800 participants, in Loulé. The 2018 will have a new route that will be known this November. We will open the registration process during this month.  

Primoz Roglic wins the Volta ao Algarve

The Slovenian Primoz Roglic (Team Lotto NL-Jumbo) won today the 43rd Volta ao Algarve, after the fifth stage, with a finish at the top of Malhão, won by local rider Amaro Antunes (W52-FC Porto). The 179.2km stage, between the centre of Loulé and the top of Malhão, started fast, with more than 50 kilometres in the first hour. But the … Read More

André Greipel beats Degenkolb in Tavira

André Greipel (Lotto Soudal) won today the fourth stage of the Volta ao Algarve in a close sprint with compatriot John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo). Primoz Roglic (Lotto NL-Jumbo) secured the “Camisola amarela”. Tomorrow the Volta ao Algarve will finish a top of Malhão. After 203,4 km from Almôdovar German Champion, André Greipel was almost surprised in the last 50 meters, having … Read More

Time trial to Castroviejo Yellow Jersey to Roglic

Jonathan Castroviejo (Movistar Team) won the third stage of the Volta ao Algarve, an 18-kilometer individual time trial that led Slovenian Primoz Roglic (Team Lotto NL-Jumbo) to the top of the overall standings. The time trial of the Volta ao Algarve held in Sagres allowed Spaniard Jonathan Castroviejo to win for the first time wearing the European Champion Jersey. The … Read More

Daniel Martin climbs to lead in Fóia

The Irishman Daniel Martin (Quick-Step Floors) won  the second stage of the Volta ao Algarve,  between Lagoa and the Alto de Fóia, conquering for the first time the “camisola amarela” The race was ruled on the last 9 kilometres, in the climb to the highest point of the Algarve. Team Katusha Alpecin set the pace on the approach, but it … Read More

Fernando Gaviria won the sprint in Lagos

Colombian Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) won the first stage of the 43rd Volta ao Algarve, a 182.9 kilometer flat stage that started in Albufeira and ended in a thrilling sprint in Lagos. Fernando Gaviria’s third victory of the season was built on the Colombian’s physical power and with the collective work of his team, QuickStep Floors. Already in the last … Read More

World’s best sprinters to fight in Lagos

The 43rd edition of the Volta ao Algarve starts tomorrow with 182.9 kilometres, between Albufeira and Lagos, predicted to end with a royal sprint. The first stage begins at 12:30 p.m. in Albufeira (Câmara Municipal de Albufeira), taking the peloton on a quick journey to Lagos (Praça Infante D. Henrique), where the firsts riders should arrive at 5:00 p.m. It … Read More

TV shows Algarve and cycling stars in 55 countries

The 43rd Volta ao Algarve (15-19 February) will be broadcasted in 55 countries and 68M homes. The Cycling lovers from all over the Europe will see some of the most importants stars of the sport fighting for the glory on the roads of Algarve, South of Portugal. The race will be live broadcasted by Eurosport. Every day the last hour … Read More

Classic specialists and time trialists increase the quality of the peloton

The peloton of the 43rd Volta ao Algarve, the Portuguese 2.HC race that takes place from 15th to 19th February, is growing in quality. The last names added to the roster are the representatives of the teams Cannondale Drapac, Trek-Segafredo and Manzana Postobón. The Trek-Segafredo will bet on the riders expected to shine during the Spring Classic campaign, the German … Read More