Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 8 Details

Stage 8 of Vuelta a España 2013 is a mountain stage with summit finish, between Jerez de la Frontera and Estepona (Alto Peñas Blancas). The length of the course is 166.6 km.

STAGE DETAILS

DATE August 31, Saturday
STAGE TYPE Mountains with summit finish
START-FINISH Jerez de la Frontera (50 m) > Estepona (Alto Peñas Blancas) (980 m)
STAGE DISTANCE 166.6 km
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Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 profile
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 profile
Name Distance Max. Altitude Vertical gain Avg. Max.
Alto de Peñas Blancas 14.5 km 980 m 960 m 6.6% 12.5%
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 mountain pass: Alto de Peñas Blancas
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 mountain pass: Alto de Peñas Blancas
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 last kms
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 last kms
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 map
Vuelta a España 2013 stage 8 map

Jerez de la Frontera

The cathedral of Jerez de la Frontera
The cathedral of Jerez de la Frontera

Jerez de la Frontera is a municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, (Andalucía in Spanish) in southwestern Spain, situated midway between the sea and the mountains. As of 2013, the city, the largest in the province, had 215,180 inhabitants; it is the fifth largest in Andalusia. It has become the transportation and communications hub of the province, surpassing even Cádiz, the provincial capital, in economic activity. Jerez de la Frontera is also, in terms of land area, the largest municipality in the province, and its sprawling outlying areas are a fertile zone for agriculture. There are also many cattle ranches and horse-breeding operations, as well as a world-renowned wine industry.

Jerez de la Frontera cathedral
Jerez de la Frontera cathedral
Carmen, Jerez de la Frontera
Carmen, Jerez de la Frontera

Estepona (Alto Peñas Blancas)

Paseo marítimo, Estepona
Paseo marítimo, Estepona

Estepona is a town and municipality in the comarca of the Costa del Sol, southern Spain. It is located in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia. Its district covers an area of 137 square kilometers in a fertile valley crossed by small streams and a mountainous areas dominated by the Sierra Bermeja, which reaches an elevation of 1,449 m at the peak of Los Reales.

Estepona is renowned for its beaches, which stretch along some 21 km of coastline. It is a popular resort and holiday destination.

Due to its natural environment, surrounded by the sea and the mountains, Estepona has a micro-climate with over 325 days of sunshine per year.

Puerto de Estepona
Puerto de Estepona
Estepona
Estepona

M. Özgür Nevres

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