Costa del Sol to host 5 major sporting events in 2011

Natalie Stuart-Fox and Franky Lankester met film fans ahead of the Marbella Film Festival. Image: EWN

This was revealed by the Junta de Andalucia, the regional government. The Costa del Sol will hold the Andalucia Golf Open, at the Malaga Golf Parador in March. The start of the cycling event Vuelta a Andalucia will take place on February 20 from Benahavis; and stages of the national cycling tour ‘Vuelta Ciclista a España’ at the end of August; the Desafio del Buda cycling competition will take place in the Axarquia area.

In April Marbella will again play host to the Andalucia Tennis Experience. In 2011 there will be 11 events in Andalucia, which the Junta hopes will promote the region abroad.

In the rest of Andalucia other sporting events include: the Gran Premio de Motociclismo in Jerez de la Frontera in April and the Desafio Doñana triathlon.

Almeria will host the Extreme 40 Sailing Series while the Andalucia Valderrama Golf Masters wil be held in San Roque (Cadiz).

Other events include: the Andalucia Bike Race in Cordoba and Jaen; the Punta Umbria World Cross Championship in Huelva; the Euroando hiking event, and the Sierra Nevada Limite Road cycling event.

 

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