Cycling2022 Volta a Catalunya : Schedule, Routes, Stages, Riders and Live Stream

2022 Volta a Catalunya : Schedule, Routes, Stages, Riders and Live Stream

The 2022 Volta a Catalunya is a road cycling stage race taking place from 21 March to 27 March in Catalunya of Spain. There will be 7 stages at the hilly and hard surfaces of Catalunya. Here you will know about the Schedule, Routes, Stages, Riders, Live Stream, and TV Details of 2022 Volta a Catalunya.

Time 21 March to 27 March
Place Catalunya, Spain
Live Stream Discovery+, Eurosport, GCN+, NBC Sports

Preview of 2022 Volta a Catalunya

2022 Volta a Catalunya is the 101st edition of Volta a Catalunya and the 7th race of the 2022 UCI World Tour. A total of 24 teams is participating in the race including 18 UCI World Team and 6 UCI Pro Team. All teams are entered with 7 riders except 3 teams which have 6 riders. Those 3 teams are Ora–Hansgrohe, Lotto–Soudal, Team Jumbo–Visma. In total 165 riders entered the race.

There will be 7 stages and a total of 1213.4 km of the route including flat and mountain stages. Stage 1 will start on 21 March and Stage 7 will be on 27 March 2022.

Teams of 2022 Volta a Catalunya

There will be 18 UCI World Teams and 6 UCI Pro Teams occupying 165 riders. 3 of the teams have 6 rider entries however the rest of them have 7 rider entries.

UCI World Teams (18)

  1. AG2R Citroën Team
  2. Astana Qazaqstan Team
  3. Bora–Hansgrohe
  4. Cofidis
  5. EF Education–EasyPost
  6. Groupama–FDJ
  7. Ineos Grenadiers
  8. Intermarché–Wanty–Gobert Matériaux
  9. Israel–Premier Tech
  10. Lotto–Soudal
  11. Movistar Team
  12. Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team
  13. Team Bahrain Victorious
  14. Team BikeExchange–Jayco
  15. Team DSM
  16. Team Jumbo–Visma
  17. Trek–Segafredo
  18. UAE Team Emirates

UCI Pro Teams (6)

  1. Arkéa–Samsic
  2. Burgos BH
  3. Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
  4. Equipo Kern Pharma
  5. Euskaltel–Euskadi
  6. Uno-X Pro Cycling Team

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Volta a Catalunya 2022 Stages

There are 7 stages of 2022 Volta a Catalunya occupying 3 Flat stages, 2 mountain stages, and 2 mid-mountain stages. Stage one will start from Sant Feliu de Guíxols and stage seven will finish in Barcelona.

Stage Characteristics
Stage Date Routes Distance Type
1 21 March Sant Feliu de Guíxols to Sant Feliu de Guíxols 171.2 km (106.4 mi) Flat stage
2 22 March L’Escala to Perpignan (France) 202.4 km (125.8 mi) Flat stage
3 23 March Perpignan (France) to La Molina 161.1 km (100.1 mi) Mountain stage
4 24 March La Seu d’Urgell to Boí Taüll 166.7 km (103.6 mi) Mountain stage
5 25 March La Pobla de Segur to Vilanova i la Geltrú 206.3 km (128.2 mi) Flat stage
6 26 March Costa Daurada to Costa Daurada 167.6 km (104.1 mi) Medium-mountain stage
7 27 March Barcelona to Barcelona 138.6 km (86.1 mi) Medium-mountain stage
Total 1,213.9 km (754.3 mi)

What are the 2022 Volta a Catalunya Routes?

The Volta a Catalunya starts on 21 March from Sant Feliu de Guíxols and will finish in 27 March at Barcelona. This 7 day races occupies two mountain top finishes at La Monila and Boí Taüll and 1213.4 km.

Stage 1 Sant Feliu de Guíxols will start from Sant Feliu de Guíxols and will finish at Sant Feliu de Guíxols. The 2nd stage will start from L’Escala and will cross the border to France and finish at Perpignan. The 3rd stage is a Mountain stage where it will start from a flat stage Perpignan and will end at the top of La Monila. The climbing is 12.1 kilometers long and the average gradient sits at 4.3%.

Stage 4 is also a mountain stage where it starts from La Seu d’Urgell and ends in Boí Taüll. The route is 161 Km long. Its ascends are 14.2 km long and the gradient sits at 5.5%. Stage 5 starts at La Pobla de Segur and ends in Vilanova i la Geltrú by covering 202 km. Stage 6 & 7 both start and end at the same spot. Stage 7 ends in Barcelona at a hilly circuit.

Top Riders of Volta a Catalunya 2022

  1. Michael Matthews (AUS)
  2. Sonny Colbrelli (ITA)
  3. Quentin Pacher (FRA)
  4. Andrea Bagioli (ITA)
  5. Sergio Higuita (COL)
  6. Mattias Skjelmose Jensen (DEN)
  7. Simon Clarke (AUS)
  8. Eduard Prades (ESP)
  9. Hugo Hofstetter (FRA)
  10. Attila Valter (HUN)

How to live stream Volta a Catalunya 2022?

  • Eurosport
  • Discovery+

The Volta a Catalunya will be broadcasted around Europe on Eurosport and Discovery+.

Live Stream:

  • GCN+ (AUS, Europe)
  • Flobikes (USA)
  • NBC Sports

Volta a Catalunya is one of the most popular and biggest cycling races around the world. Don’t miss a chance to witness the 101st Volta a Catalunya in Spain.


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