The ending part of all five stages will be broadcast live on Eurosport 2, starting at 5pm CET / 4pm local.
There won’t be any time bonuses awarded during the race. Ties will be solved with the hundredths/ thousands of second from the ITT, starting on stage three, and the position countback, as second criterion and before the time trial.
The Abarca Sports organisation won the Volta ao Algarve 18 years ago with Alex Zülle (2000). Other than that GC win, the squads managed by Eusebio Unzué have obtained five stage victories, the latest one notched up by Jonathan Castroviejo at last year’s Sagres ITT.