Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 6 is a plain stage between Guijuelo and Cáceres. The length of the course is 175 km.

This stage will most likely be a very fast one. The departure from Guijuelo and the route to Cáceres will invite the peloton to reach very high speeds and the sprinter teams will do their best to prevent any breakaways.

Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 6 quick info

  • DATE August 29, Thursday
  • STAGE TYPE Plain
  • START-FINISH Guijuelo (940 m) > Cáceres (500 m)
  • STAGE DISTANCE 175.0 km
Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 6 fly-through: Global Cycling Network’s (GCN) preview of Stage 6 of the 2013 Vuelta A España gives a detailed fly through of the 175km route from Guijuelo to Caceres on 29 August.

Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 6 profile

Vuelta a España 2013 stage 6 profile
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 6 profile

Last kilometers

Vuelta a España 2013 stage 6 last kms
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 6 last kms

Stage map

Vuelta a España 2013 stage 6 map
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 6 map

Start: Guijuelo

Guijuelo, Spain
Guijuelo, Spain (Photo courtesy: www.tiendajulianmartin.es)

Guijuelo is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. The municipality has had a population of 5593 inhabitants in 2007.

Finish: Cáceres

Cáceres (Historic City)
Cáceres (Historic City)

Cáceres is the capital of the same name province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Its population was 91,131 inhabitants in 2009. The walled city is declared a UNESCO World Heritage City.

Cáceres panorama (2011)
Panorama of Cáceres, Spain (2011)
Church of San Francisco Javier, Cáceres
Church of San Francisco Javier, Cáceres (Spain)

Main sights of Cáceres

  • Convento de San Pablo (15th century)
  • Convento de Santa Clara
  • Convento Jerónimas
  • Convent de la Compañía de Jesus, in Baroque style, today used for art exhibitions
  • Iglesia de Santa María, a cathedral built in the 13th century, in Gothic style
  • Iglesia de San Mateo, a 15th-century church built on the site of a former mosque
  • Iglesia de San Francisco Javier (18th century), in Baroque style
  • Iglesia de San Juan, a large majestic church built between the 13th and 15th century
  • Iglesia de Santo Domingo
  • Monasterio de Santa María de Jesús
  • Parroquia de San Blas
  • Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Fátima
  • Parroquia Sagrada Familia
  • Parroquia de San José (Cáceres)
  • Parroquia San Juan Macías
  • Ermita (Hermitage) de las Candelas
  • Ermita (Hermitage) del Calvario
  • Ermita (Hermitage) de la Paz
  • Ermita de San Antonio
  • Ermita del Vaquero
  • Ermita del Cristo del Amparo
  • Ermita de San Marcos el Nuevo (San Marquino)
  • Ermita de San Ildefonso
  • Santuario de Nuestra Señora la Virgen de la Montaña

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