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UAE Tour 2024 route | Cyclingnews

Sarah Gigante (Movistar) on her way to stage and overall victory on stage 3 of the Bright Brewery Tour of Bright

There is one small surprise in the route for the 2024 UAE Tour, which typically features flat stages around the two major uphill finales at Jebel Jais and Jebel Hafeet. This year the opening stage features a new finish at Liwa Palace and a new challenge. 

The oasis in the Rub’ Al Khali desert was featured for the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Dune. The landscape rolls with large dunes and the tarmac laid down across as that make up the Moreeb Dune cycle path will shake up the race with double-digit gradients and a slight uphill finish.

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