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All you need to know about the 2019 Giro d'Italia


After a few days ago, the route of the 2019 Tour de France was presented in Paris, today was the 2019 Giro d'Italia turn in Milan. Guests included the overall winner Chris Froome (Sky) and the points scorer Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors). Both professionals saw stages to their liking. In addition to a few flat stages for sprinters, the Giro d'Italia 2019 will welcome the riders on no less than seven high-mountain stages and the time drivers on three fights against the clock.

Giro d'Italia 2019: 7 x high mountains & 3 x time trial

For some years, the Tour of Italy is considered the most topographically interesting stage race. The Giro d'Italia 2019 will also provide a good deal of excitement. Especially responsible are the numerous mountain stages. Seven of them are held in the high mountains, including well-known climbs, such as the Gavia, the Mortirolo and the Manghen Pass.

All in all, the pros have to travel 3,518 kilometers before they can look back on the three-week tour after the time trial in Verona. The final fight against the clock could decide the 2019 Giro d'Italia. However, this is not the only time trial. On the contrary: Overall, the peloton cycles 58.5 kilometers in solo, divided into three very demanding time trial. Who will tackle the 102nd Giro d'Italia in Bologna on May 11, is still in the stars. It is clear: Only an excellent mountain rider can decide this Grand Tour from themselves.


2019 Giro d'Italia Stages:
11.05. #1 Bologna - San Luca 8,2 km Time trial
12.05. #2 Bologna - Fucecchio 200 km Hill stage
13.05. #3 Vinci - Orbetello 219 km Flat stage
14.05. #4 Orbetello - Frascati 228 km Flat stage
15.05. #5 Frascati - Terracina 140 km Flat stage
16.05. #6 Cassino - San Giovanni Rotondo 233 km Hill stage
17.05. #7 Vasto - L'Aquila 180 km Hill stage
18.05. #8 Tortoreto Lido - Pesaro 235 km Flat stage
19.05. #9 Riccione - San Marino 34,7 km Time trial
20.05. Rest Day #1
21.05. #10 Ravenna - Modena 147 km Flat stage
22.05. #11 Capri - Novi Ligure 206 km Flat stage
23.05. #12 Cuneo - Pinerolo 146 km Mountain stage
24.05. #13 Pinerolo - Ceresole Reale 188 km Summit
25.05. #14 Saint-Vincenz - Courmayeur 131 km Summit
26.05. #15 Ivrea - Como 237 km Hill stage
27.05. Rest Day #2
28.05. #16 Lovere - Ponte di Legno 226 km Mountain stage
29.05. #17 Commezzadura - Anterselva/Antholz 180 km Summit
30.05. #18 Valdaora/Olang - Santa Maria di Sala 220 km Flat stage
31.05. #19 Treviso - San Martino di Castrozza 151 km Summit
01.06. #20 Feltre - Croce d'Aune-Monte Avena 193 km Summit
02.06. #21 Verona - Verona 15,6 km Time trial
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