Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 2 – it is a 17.4 km Team Time Trial (TTT). This is the only team time trial stage in the race. The course will be from Ischia to Forio (Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea).

Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 2 quick info

  • DATE: May 05, 2013, Sunday
  • STAGE TYPE: Team Time Trial (TTT)
  • START-FINISH: Ischia (4m) – Forio (7m)
  • LENGTH OF THE COURSE: 17.4 km
  • DIFFICULTY:

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 2 profile

Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 2 profile
Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 2 profile
Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 2 map
Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 2 map

Ischia

Ischia
Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 2 will take place on the island of Ischia. General view of Ischia.

Ischia is the name of the main comune of the volcanic island with the same name in the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Ischia island lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 30 km from the city of Naples. It is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands.

Ischia is really a beautiful island with its historical castle (Castle Aragonese/Castello Aragonese), nature, and beaches. Main sights are Castello Aragonese, Gardens of La Mortella, Gardens of Villa Ravino, Villa La Colombaia, Maronti Beach, etc.

Forio

Forio
Comune di Forio, Ischia

Forio (also known as Forio of Ischia) is a town and comune of c. 17,000 inhabitants in the province in Naples, Italy, situated on the island of Ischia.

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