Giro d’Italia 2017, the 100th edition of the race will start on May 5, Friday in Alghero, a town in northwestern Sardinia, next to the Mediterranean Sea. The route is completely in the borders of Italy. The iconic Passo dello Stelvio (Stelvio Pass) is the 2017 Cima Coppi. The final stage will be a time trial, from the famous Monza racetrack to the Milan Cathedral.
There will be six sprint stages, eight stages of medium difficulty climbing, five highly testing climbing stages and two individual time trials, including the closing stage (for a total of 67.2 km). There is no team time trial this year.
The Official Promo of the race:
And video of the route:
Giro d’Italia 2017 Stage List
Alghero – Olbia (Friday, May 5), 203 km
Olbia – Tortoli (Saturday, May 6), 208 km
Tortoli – Cagliari (Sunday, May 7), 148 km
Rest day 1 (Monday, May 8)
Cefalù – Mount Etna (Tuesday, May 9), 180 km
Pedara – Messina (Wednesday, May 10), 157 km
Reggio Calabria – Terme Luigiane (Thursday, May 11), 207 km
Castrovillari – Alberobello (Valle D’itria) (Friday, May 12), 220 km
Molfetta – Peschici (Saturday, May 13), 189 km
Montenero Di Bisaccia – Blockhaus (Sunday, May 14), 139 km
Rest day 2 (Monday, May 15)
Sagrantino Stage: Foligno – Montefalco, Individual Time Trial (Tuesday, May 16), 39.2 km
Firenze (Ponte A Ema) – Bagno Di Romagna (Wednesday, May 17), 161 km
Forlì – Reggio Emilia (Thursday, May 18), 237 km
Reggio Emilia – Tortona (Friday, May 19), 162 km
Castellania – Oropa (Biella) (Saturday, May 20), 131 km
Valdengo – Bergamo (Sunday, May 21), 199 km
Rest day 3 (Monday, May 12)
Rovetta – Bormio (Tuesday, May 23), 227 km
Tirano – Canazei (Val Di Fassa) (Wednesday, May 24), 219 km
The stage features an intermediate level of difficulty. The course starts off with the Aprica ascent and the Passo del Tonale. After a long descent in Val di Sole and Val di Non the route climbs up in Val di Cembra and then in Val di Fiemme and Fassa. The final 70 km run mildly uphill leading into the finish possibly with a few riders sprint.
Moena (Val Di Fassa)- Ortisei/St. Ulrich (Val Gardena) (Thursday, May 25), 137 km
San Candido/innichen – Piancavallo (Friday, May 26), 191 km
Pordenone – Asiago (Saturday, May 27), 190 km
Monza (Autodromo Nazionale) – Milano, Individual Time Trial (Sunday, May 28), 29 km
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