The schedule and programme of the 25th edition of the Tour of Morocco were revealed today by the Royal Moroccan Federation of cycling.
The race will run from March 23 to April 1 and will include ten stages with a departure in Tangier and the finish line in Casablanca.
The total course is 1507 km. Teams representing about fifteen countries are expected to take part.
The Ten Stages
Tangier-Chaouen (160 km); Ouezzane - Fez (138 kg); Fez - Taza (120 km); Guercif-Oujda (158 km) Missouri - Midelt (184 km); Midelt - Errachidia (126 km); Errachodioa - Tinghir (174 km); Tinghir - Ouerzazate (137 km); Ouerzazate - Marrakech (190 km); Setta - Casablanca (120 km).
The 190 kilometre stage between Ourzazate and Marrakech is expected to be the most exciting stage with huge climbs and very steep descents.