The Giro d’Italia will be celebrating its 100th Edition on the 5th May 2017 and will run for 23 days with the final stage from the famous Monza racetrack to the Milan Cathedral taking place on the 28th May.
The race this year includes 6 sprint stages, 2 individual time trials, 8 climbing stages of medium difficulty, and 5 testing climbs.
Giro d'Italia 2017 Route
The 2017 Giro d'Italia will be run between the 5th and 28th May this year and is one of cycling's most famous Grand Tour races. The race starts in Alghero, the Northwest coast of Sardinia, Italy where the professional peloton will cycle 203 km to finish in Olbia for Stage 1. They will then endure two more stages in Sardinia before hopping over to Sicily after a rest day on the 8th May. Stages 4 and 5 remain on the island, introducing the peloton to the mainland at the toe of the boot of Italy on for Stage 6. From there, the route will take the cyclists up to the Alps in the north of Italy, covering 15 stages and 2 rest days of the Tour before heading slightly south for a sprint finish in Milan on the final stage of the Giro d’Italia: stage 21.