Aitana Tour cycling event to the Costa Blanca is scheduled on June 4, 2023. Home to the cycling sports event in its second edition after a successful first year.
Why joining the Aitana Costa Blanca Tour?
Despite being young, the layout of this Gran Fondo allows us to explore some of the milestones of road cycling in the Valencian Community. Talking about the Valencian Community is talking about a growing number of cycling tourism enthusiasts enjoying the region every year. Known as a 100% cycling region, Aitana Tour includes 145 km of the most important cycling routes in the area: Confrides, Tudons, Vall d’Ebo, Coll de Rates… all familiar names for Vuelta a España fans.
Distances and routes?
The cycling tour will start and finish in Callosa d’en Sarrià, 145 km and a slope of 2,840 m. The great attraction is the challenge of four iconic climbs in the Valencian Community: Confrides, Tudons, Vall d’Ebo and Coll de Rates, widely known by local cyclists and very busy by professionals who do their pre-season training on the Costa Blanca.
In addition, it includes two mountain peaks, Fageda and Petracos, which, although less known than the climbs mentioned, also have a special charm that immerses you in the landscape of vast vegetation.
Registration fee and how can I register?
Registration costs 55 euros until January 31, 2022, 65 euros until April 30 and 75 euros until registration closes. It includes the official GSPORT jersey, refreshment station and food, finisher medal, access to the Paraje Natural de les Fonts de l’Algar and bike washing/greasing. The test is scored in the Valencian Community Road Cycling Ranking.
When is the next edition of the Aitana Tour scheduled?
The second edition of the Aitana Tour is scheduled on June 4, 2023.
Where can I stay for the Aitana Tour?
The Valencian Community has a large number of specialized accommodations for cyclists where you can book your stay for the event. Do you want to know some of the most important ones? You can click on the following link to view them, you will surely fall in love with one of them!
Which climbs stand out the most?
Of the 4 climbs already mentioned above, we cannot put any one above the other: Coll de Rates is the most renowned, with its 6.6 km at 5.4%; Tudons is the most demanding, with an average slope of 6.7% in its little more than 5 km; Confrides involves us passing through the Guadalest Valley on its 3 km of route; and finally the Vall d’Ebo, one of the favourite climbs for the stages of the World Tour teams because of their progressive and constant ascent.
Where can I rent a bike?
Fancy to enjoy this event but don’t want to carry your bike? Would you like to try a bike for pros at this Gran Fondo on the Costa Blanca?
You can view the rental bikes available for the date. Don’t miss the opportunity!