Algarve Granfondo is the Official Granfondo of the Volta ao Algarve, one of the best cycling stage races in the beggining of the season. The 2017 edition of Algarve Granfondo will take place on the 19 th February, coinciding with the last stage of the Volta ao Algarve.
The Algarve Granfondo is an unique chance to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Algarve, the Europe’s most famous secret. Taking place in early cycling season, the Algarve Granfondo has three route options.
Granfondo: 140 km with 2800 meters of cumulative elevation gain.
Mediofondo: 83 km with 1400 meters of cumulative elevation gain,
Minifondo 50 km with 950 meters of cumulative elevation gain
The start will be given in the center of the city of Loulé, at 8:30am on February 19th, at the same place from where, hours later, the international stars squad will leave. The arrival will take place at the iconic Loulé cycling track, in time for participants to move to the top of Malhão, where the Tour of the Algarve will end.
The Granfondo and Mediofondo courses, leading participants through the extraordinary landscapes of the Algarve, through challenging tracks, have distances adapted to the beginning of the season.