Stage 1 - May 20: Riudellots de la Selva - Banyoles, 167.8km

On the first road stage to Banyoles, the riders will get their first taste of the mountains early in the race. First, they'll encounter the category two Alt de Santa Pelaia before heading over rolling terrain en route to the category three Ganga and the big cat. one climb to Alt dels Angels. With some sixty kilometres remaining after the climb, the race could well come back together for a sprint finish on the final three 10 kilometre circuits.

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