Dénia has experienced a historic moment this Saturday as it was the starting point of stage 8 of La Vuelta Ciclista a España. Since 1990, the capital of the Marina Alta It had not been part of the route of this prestigious cycling competition, but this year it has returned with force, offering an unparalleled urban circuit.
The nearly two hundred competitors gathered in Dénia, where the atmosphere of excitement and expectation was palpable. But something that stood out was the 7-kilometer urban circuit that ran through the most emblematic places in the city. From the imposing wall of Dénia Castle to the picturesque Marqués de Campo, cyclists had the opportunity to enjoy a unique route.
The population of Dénia has completely devoted itself to the event, filling different points of the route so as not to miss the passing of the cyclists. Some streets were even adorned with flags and posters supporting the teams. In addition, the Dénia City Council organized various cultural actions along the route, in which groups from the area such as the Muixeranga de la Marina Alta and Cachorras Band participated, adding a touch of tradition and music to the sporting event.
With this unforgettable day, Dénia demonstrates its capacity to host large-scale sporting events. Now it remains to be seen if it was not just an anecdote.