Major Cycle Race through Hondon Valley

One of the biggest cycle races in the Spanish sporting calendar, and the biggest in the entire Valencia community, the Cinturón al Sur de Alicante, will celebrate its tenth year by touring on the Orihuela Costa this weekend.

reports “The Leader” …… With at least 140 cyclists competing, escorted by 19 Guardia Civil officers and an additional 13 Guardia Civil ground troops, the race will start at the Gabriel Miró roundabout in Orihuela city at 16:30 on Friday evening, the 20th April,

>> Day 3, the final day on Sunday sees the riders set off from Plaza de Antonio Vicea near Villamartin at 10:00 in the morning, heading towards San Miguel, Bigastro and into Orihuela city, then continuing towards Redován, Benferri and Albatera, through the mountainous section at Hondón de los Frailes to La Canalosa and returning along the same route back to Orihuela city where the riders will finish this gruelling 112 kilometre race at between 12:30 and 12:55.