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Vuelta a Espana Cycling Tours

The third of the annual Grand Tours is waiting for you at the Vuelta a Espana cycling tours in Asturias Spain.
Ride the roads, feel the atmosphere, watch all the live action with your Tour of Spain cycling vacation with this quality bike tour from Practice Bicycle Tours.

The challenging Vuelta a Espana route takes on the roads of Asturias with intense Vuelta mountains.  Escape the norm and immerse yourself in authentic Spain with this premium quality small group bike tour experience.

The Vuelta a Espana along with the Giro and Tour is the pinnacle of the season for cycling fans and the Practice Bicycle team, who have a special passion for cycling and International racing ready to share with you. You want to feel like you belong and your not just another tourist in the group… in fact you want to totally escape, both on your bike and whilst relaxing…. a real cycling holiday!

Vuelta a Espana Cycling Tours

Climbs, Action and the Very unexpected it has to be the Vuelta a Espana bike race on the changing landscape of Asturias sunny Spain!  This year will be the 77th edition of the Spanish grand tour as it passes from the North to the South of Spain with many difficult summit finishes expect one of the most exciting Tour of Spain’s.
Join all the excitement with great cycling and race viewing in the Asturias mountains with 4 Vuelta stages and all the decisive action at the Tour of Spain.
This proven Practice Bicycle formula of the ideal balance between quality rides, race viewing and relaxing is enjoyed by all our discerning bike riders and non-cycling guests.

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Bike Race Tour

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Flexible – 40km/25mi – 100km/62mi
We offer a choice of 2-3 ride distances each day as per our itineraries i.e 40km,75km or 100km

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Rides Only:
Without Accommodation $tbc per person

Premium Tour:
2* Hotel Accommodation $tbc per person
3* Hotel Accommodation $tbc per person

One Hotel Cycling

Asturias, Spain


24 – 29 Aug 2022


6 Days / 5 Nights

Small Group Size

4 to 6 people

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Single room – $tbc
Bike hire – $500
Non-cycling partner – $tbc

Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday

The Perfect Vuelta Cycling Destination.

Asturias, the region of northwest Spain, full of rugged coast, mountains, religious sites and medieval architecture. Enjoy your stay in Villaviciosa unique and welcoming with a wide range of tourist attractions, including their local drink of Cider.  Surrounded by greenness Asturias is a collection of Spain in one area everything from sandy beaches to high mountains the humble tapas bar to chic restaurants, and from raucous local fiestas to silent valleys.

We really love cycle racing in Europe and Practice Bicycle know bike racing!. Our Vuelta experience was perfect, it was the first time visiting Spain and we rode, watched the Pro's and our hosts new all about what's going on within the race. It was so relaxed, yet organised just how we like it. You guys are the best! The Vuelta a Espana was brilliant looking forward to the next tour!
Testimonial by M & R Bailey – Australia
M & R Bailey – Australia
Experience all the excitement of cycling and the live grand tour spectacle of the Tour of Spain in 2022.


Premium Tour
  • 24 August — 29 August Enquire
Rides Only

Asturias Spain Itinerary

The best of the Vuelta Espana don’t miss the action on the roads of Spain in 2022 enquire above.
Wednesday 24th August - Arrival Day in Asturias Spain
Welcome to Asturias and the La Vuelta a Espana 2022
Arrival Time: Midday
Ride Distance 25km/16mi Ascent 350m/1100ft route Tazones
Includes: Asturias Airport (Spain) Airport Transfer, Welcome Drinks & Dinner

Welcome to Asturias and the La Vuelta a Espana 2022, a short transfer from the Asturias Airport in Oviedo takes you into the heart of the region and the Romanesque town of Villaviciosa, your Unpack once – Cycle Everyday location for your Spanish cycling adventures. Villaviciosa is a beautiful and relaxing town surrounded by apple orchards which makes it famous for the Asturian Sidra (Cider). Spanish destination. Should time permit today we will enjoy a welcome ride over to the breath-taking coast and the fishing village of Tazones with its painted houses on the hill side.
This evening we’ll get together for welcome drinks & dinner of classical recipes of Asturias.

Thursday 25th August – View La Vuelta Espana Stage 6 Bilbao - Pico Jano. San Miguel de Aguayo (Finish)
Details coming soon!

Friday 26th August – View La Vuelta Espana Stage 7 Camargo - Cistierna (Mountains)
Details coming soon!
Saturday 27th August – View La Vuelta Espana Stage 8 Pola de Laviana - Collau Fancuaya (Mountains)
Details coming soon!
Sunday 28th August – View La Vuelta Espana Stage 9 Villaviciosa - Les Praeres. Nava (Mountains)
Details coming soon!
Monday 29th August – Departure Day from Asturias Spain
Departure Time: Midday
Inclusions: Breakfast, Asturias Airport (Spain) Airport Transfer
Departure Day and It’s unfortunately time for your Vuelta a Espana to draw to an end and your relaxed Spanish cycling adventure as we transfer you to the Airport and your homeward travel, ‘ adiós’ from PRACTICEBICYCLE until the next time.

*As with all the Practice Bicycle Tours planned rides you always have the option of taking it easy and enjoying the comfort of the support vehicle and all the spectacle of the day at a more leisurely pace.

Whether you have years of cycling experience or are just new to the bike, as long as you are excited by the best cycle racing in the world, this trip is for you!

Each cycling route during your Vuelta a Espana Bike Tour will be tailored specifically to your bike riding ability and experience, including the opportunity of riding on parts of the stage route.  So you can have a challenging ride or a comfortable ride – the choice is yours.

Practice Bicycle choose hand picked, quality, 2* and 3* Hotel accommodation located in the heart of Asturias. The ideal central location to make your Vuelta a Espana the perfect Spanish cycling holiday. From modern to traditional, bar and restaurant facilities, dependent on your preference you will enjoy your surrounds in Villaviciosa.

3 Star Hotel AB Murias Blancas Villaviciosa Spain          2 Star Hotel El Manquin Villaviciosa Spain          2 Star Hotel Avenida Real Villaviciosa Spain         

We have the ideal package for any fan of world class cycling who does not wish to ride and prefers to spectate during our Vuelta a Espana cycling tours.
The perfect solution for a non cycling wife/husband/partner to accompany the bike tour rider on their spectacular Vuelta a Espana cycling holiday whilst in Asturias Spain.

As a Vuelta a Espana Non Cycling guest and bike race fan you experience all the spectacle, excitement and action up close and personal of the bike race live. Our support team will share with you culture and villages on route whilst catching up with the cycling group at our ‘Unique live viewing spots’ and handpicked restaurant lunch together.

With all the excitement and energy during your bike race tour at the Vuelta Espana we include only the very best locations for you to relax and get ready for another action packed day!

Should you have the additional energy to explore then Spanish culture is part of each day’s adventures, wander the villages, relax amongst the locals or explore some of Spain’s most famous landmarks.

We enjoy a challenge as much as we love cycling. The team at Practice Bicycle has a history in professional bike racing and coaching. Your host Bridget Evans spent many years racing professionally including participating in the Giro d’Italia Donna & Grand Boucle Femmine (Women’s Tour de France).
So if it’s a challenge you are looking for, we can definitely find just the right rides for you at this years Vuelta Espana.

If you are looking for a challenge with your next cycling vacation take a look at our Challenging Bike Tours category, with fantastic cycling opportunities in superb destinations including, Australia, Portugal, Italy and the the French Alps.

Yes, absolutely! For complete flexibility with your cycling holiday we offer our ‘Rides Only’ (dates Tbc) package to be apart of the Vuelta without any add-ons or accommodation for your perfect flexible stay bike tour.
Each day you will join the Practice Bicycle Team at a convenient central Villaviciosa meeting point. Fully escorted and supported on superb fully guided rides to 3 stages of the Vuelta live. Take a look at the Itinerary above for further details.
Whats included:
3 guided rides to unique ‘live viewing spots’ of the Asturias stages.
3 restaurant lunches with local Spanish flavours.
Support vehicle & ‘on the go’ mechanical assistance.
Sports drinks & bike food for each day’s riding.

We offer a choice of daily tailored rides to meet the experience of our cycling guests, including actual sections of the Vuelta a Espana race routes.

The Practice Bicycle team have a world of cycling experience in developing great routes for cyclists of all levels with over 20 years cycling on the roads of Europe. To get an idea of what sort of rides you will be doing, take a look at the Asturias Spain Itinerary above.

‘Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday’
The one location bike tour experience is the brain child of Bridget Evans (Owner/Operator).  On retiring from professional cycling it was the pure pleasure of cycling that evolved the proven Practice Bicycle philosophy of one location.  Including everything enjoyable and removing the less pleasurable is our goal of your perfect cycling holiday experience.

Packing and Unpacking each day was tiring, stressful and time consuming. With insufficient time to relax, enjoy and experience the place before it was time to move on again.
With a life spent discovering the very best locations to Practice Bicycle, including the discovery of endless ride options exploring in every direction  from the one perfect location.
Experience the very best cycling of your life when you Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday!

For your added convenience we have quality carbon road bikes as an optional extra available to you with your Vuelta Espana cycling tour.
Many of our guests prefer their own bikes for maximum cycling pleasure. Should logistics and travel arrangements make this too difficult then our bike hire is the perfect solution.

Depending on availability and size we have several brands available including Focus, Sensa and Giant carbon bikes are recent models with Shimano Ultegra or 105 componentry.

Focus Izalco Max Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50, 34 x 11-29          Sensa Guilia Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50, 34 x 11-29          Giant TCR 2 Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50, 34 x 11-30

Premium Vuelta a Espana Asturias Spain package includes:

  • 5 nights of quality 3*Hotel Accommodation in the heart of Asturias, Northern Spain
  • Spanish Breakfast each morning to start the day
  • 5 superb, tailored guided rides with the highest level of safety including Vuelta Espana race routes
  • A Choice of daily ride options, comfortable or challenging
  • 4 stages of the Vuelta a Espana with “unique live viewing spots” show casing Spain’s Grand Tour!
  • Welcome drinks & dinner and Farewell Celebration dinner of local Spanish flavours of the area.
  • 2 Spanish restaurant lunch experiences at the the stages of the Vuelta a Espana
  • Support vehicle & ‘on the go’ mechanical assistance, Sports drinks & nutritional bars
  • Transfers from Asturias Airport (Spain) to your accommodation midday tour arrival & departure days

Asturias Spain Highlights:

  • The historic town of Villaviciosa, Asturias a beautiful and relaxing location to relax in Spain after the excitement of the Vuelta each day
  • Experience for yourself riding the roads of Spain, including parts of the Vuelta Espana race route.
  • Vuelta Espana race excitement, Stage 16 Santa Cruz de Bezana (Finish), Stage 17 Lagos de Covadonga (Mountains), Stage 18 Altu d’El Gamoniteiru (Mountains).
  • Sights and delights during your Vuelta adventures, Las Ubinas – La Mesa the youngest of the Asturian Natural Parks, fishing village of Tazones, Asturias coastal town of Llanes and the Picos de Europa National Park.
  • The best tastes of local Spanish dishes, show casing the Asturias region with a variety of restaurant pleasures including Fabada Asturiana, Cachopo, Cabrales Cheese and the popular drink of Cider.
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