The Deutschland Tour goes through Rostock on August 20. The Hanseatic university city greets the pro cyclists on the first stage, after it starts in Stralsund. After going through the city, and with the intermediate sprint in downtown Rostock, the riders head to the first decision of the race in the provincial capital of Schwerin.
The first stage of the Deutschland Tour in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is taking shape. The 132 pro cyclists, from the top German stars to the Tour de France elite, start on August 20 on the island of Stralsund. To make the Tour's coastal premiere perfect, the course then goes through the Hanseatic and university city of Rostock. From Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's biggest city the peloton heads towards Schwerin. The impressive setting of the schloss in the provincial capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommmern will be the stage for the for the first winner of the Deutschland Tour 2020.
Rostock marks the middle of the first stage of this year's Deutschland Tour between Stralsund and the provincial capital Schwerin. The inclusion of the most populous city in the province is a special symbol in the year celebrating „30 years Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.“