Vuelta a España 2012 is the 67th edition of the race. It will be running from Saturday, August 18th to Sunday, September 9th, 2012, and will cover a total distance of 3,300 kilometers in 21 stages.

Vuelta a España 2012 Stages Summary

  • 6 flat stages
  • 13 mountain stages
  • 1 team Team Time Trial stage
  • 1 Individual Time Trial stage

Distinctive aspects of the Vuelta a España 2012

  • 6 summit finishes
  • 2 rest days
  • 16.5 km team time-trial stage
  • 39.4 km individual time-trial stage
  • 37 mountain passes and hills

Vuelta a España 2012 stage list

Stage 1: Pamplona > Pamplona

Stage 2: Pamplona > Viana

Stage 3: Faustino V > Eibar (Arrate)

Stage 4: Barakaldo > Estación de Valdezcaray

Stage 5: Logroño > Logroño

  • Date: August 22, Wednesday
  • Distance: 168.0 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 6: Tarazona > Jaca

  • Date: August 23, Thursday
  • Distance: 175.4 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 7: Huesca > Alcañiz. Motorland Aragón

  • Date: August 24, Friday
  • Distance: 164.2 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 8: Lleida > Andorra. Collada de la Gallina

  • Date: August 25, Saturday
  • Distance: 174.7 km
  • Stage Type: Mountains
  • Details

Stage 9: Lleida > Andorra > Barcelona

  • Date: August 26, Sunday
  • Distance: 196.3 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Rest day 1

  • Date: August 27, Monday

Stage 10: Ponteareas > Sanxenxo

  • Date: August 28, Tuesday
  • Distance: 190.0 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 11: Cambados > Pontevedra

  • Date: August 29, Wednesday
  • Distance: 39.4 km
  • Stage Type: Individual Time trial (ITT)
  • Details

Stage 12: Vilagarcía de Arousa > Mirador de Ézaro

  • Date: August 30, Thursday
  • Distance: 190.5 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 13: Santiago de Compostela > Ferrol

  • Date: August 31, Friday
  • Distance: 172.8 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 14: Palas de Rei > Puerto de Ancares

  • Date: September 1, Saturday
  • Distance: 149.2 km
  • Stage Type: Mountains
  • Details

Stage 15: La Robla > Lagos de Covadonga

  • Date: September 2, Sunday
  • Distance: 185.5 km
  • Stage Type: Mountains
  • Details

Stage 16: Gijón > Valgrande-Pajares. Cuitu Negru

  • Date: September 3, Monday
  • Distance: 183.5 km
  • Stage Type: Mountains
  • Details

Rest day 2

  • Date: September 4, Tuesday

Stage 17: Santander > Fuente Dé

  • Date: September 5, Wednesday
  • Distance:  187.3 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 18: Santander > Aguilar de Campoo > Valladolid

  • Date: September 6, Thursday
  • Distance: 204.5 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 19: Peñafiel > La Lastrilla

  • Date: September 7, Friday
  • Distance: 178.4 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Details

Stage 20: La Faisanera Golf. > Bola del Mundo

  • Date: September 8, Saturday
  • Distance: 170.7 km
  • Stage Type: Mountains
  • Details

Stage 21: Cercedilla > Madrid

  • Date: September 9, Sunday
  • Distance:  115.0 km
  • Stage Type: Plain
  • Mountains
Vuelta a España 2012 route
Vuelta a España 2012 route
Vuelta a España 2012 Podium
Vuelta a España 2012 Podium: 1- Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank), 2-Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team), 3-Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha Team)

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