Stage 9 of the Giro d’Italia 2014 is a 172 km medium mountain stage from Lugo to Sestola.

STAGE DETAILS

DATE: May 18 2014, Sunday
STAGE TYPE: Medium mountain
START-FINISH: Lugo (15m) > Sestola (1528m)
LENGTH OF THE COURSE: 172.0 km
DIFFICULTY:
3-star
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Stage Profile

Giro d'Italia 2014 stage 9 profile (new)
Giro d’Italia 2014 stage 9 profile (new)
Giro d'Italia 2014 stage 9 last kms
Giro d’Italia 2014 stage 9 last kms

Stage Map

Giro d'Italia 2014 stage 9 map (new)
Giro d’Italia 2014 stage 9 map (new)

Climb Details

Giro d'Italia 2014 stage 9 climb details - Sestola (new)
Giro d’Italia 2014 stage 9 climb details – Sestola (new)
Giro d'Italia 2014 stage 9 climb details - Sestola (3d) (new)
Giro d’Italia 2014 stage 9 climb details – Sestola (3d) (new)

Start: Lugo

The Castle of Lugo
The Castle of Lugo (Emilia Romagna, Italy)

Lugo is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, in the province of Ravenna.

Main sights of Lugo:

  • Rocca Estense (Este Castle), the Town Hall from 1797. The current appearance dates from 1500, when the old fortress was rebuilt; the eastern side was erected during the Napoleonic occupation. The interior houses portraits of famous lughesi, a lunette attributed to Mino da Fiesole and a noteworthy 19th-century garden.
  • The Pavaglione, former 19th century covered market (mainly known for silkworm trade).
  • The Oratorio of Croce Coperta, with 15th-century frescoes.
  • The ‘Collegiata’ church, rebuilt in the 18th century over a 13th-century Franciscan edifice, has a suggestive 15th-century cloister.
  • San Francesco di Paola (1890), houses a precious polychrome terracotta sculpture of Dead Christ (15th century).
  • Teatro Rossini, now a 445-seat opera house, completely restored between 1984 and 1986 based on its original conception from 1759 and restoration and expansion in 1821.

Finish: Sestola

Sestola
Sestola

Sestola is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 km southwest of Bologna and about 50 km southwest of Modena. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,647.

M. Özgür Nevres

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