Vuelta a Espana: Why a race through Spain is starting in France

( CNN) When the starting claxon sounds for this year’s Vuelta a Espana, cyclists will be riding under the shadows of an ancient Roman landmark.

As race starts run, they don’t come much more spectacular — the iconic ampitheater stands proudly in the center of the French city of Nmes amidst the buzz of populations and traffic.

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