Historical municipality and battleground for Spanish guerrillas and Napoleonic troops during the 19th century, A Rúa will become the first Galician finish-line of the CERATIZIT Challenge by La Vuelta. The area is renowned for its excellent wines, thanks to its peculiar climate and to the quality of its earth. Grape and, consequently, wine production is the locality’s main economic engine. The Valdeorras Designation of Origin is widely recognised by the most discerning critics worldwide as having extremely high-quality wines.