Stage 14 of Giro d’Italia 2013 edition is a High Mountain stage with summit finish, between Cervere and Bardonecchia (Jafferau). The length of the course is 168 kilometers. The route contains famous Sestriere climb.
May 18 2013, Saturday
High Mountain with Summit Finish
Cervere (315 m) > Bardonecchia (Jafferau) (1908 m)
LENGTH OF THE COURSE
There are 2 main climbs in the stage route:
- Sestriere (125.3rd km, 2035 m)
- Jafferau (Bardonecchia) (168th km, 1908 m), Summit finish
Cervere is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km south of Turin and about 35 km northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,932. (wiki)
Bardonecchia is an Italian town and comune located in the Province of Turin, in the Piedmont region, in the western part of Susa Valley.
The town hosted the snowboarding events of the 2006 Winter Olympics, as well as the Bardonecchia Guitar Festival “La Nuova Camerata dei Bardi” founded by Pier Luigi Cimma. (wiki)