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2019 Giro d’Italia route map: Preview, Starts, dates by stages.

Giro d’Italia 2019 route: Map preview, dates by stages, start list & TV Coverage.




With the defending champions, Chris Froome is most likely to attend the next year in which starting line-up with an individual time trial (ITT) begin from the Bologna for the 102nd edition of 2019 Giro d’Italia ahead of 2019 Tour de France route announced before a week on this tour.


In this three-week Italian race, the first-day BIG START on Saturday, 11th May of ITT race of Giro d’Italia 2019 includes the overall 3,518.5-kilometer distance, five individual time trials & five mountain finishes.
The Giro d’Italia winner will be crowned at the 15.6km last ITT stage that will take place on Saturday 11th May to Sunday 2nd June 2019, in Verona.

The Eurosport will cover the live coverage stage by stage.



Giro d’Italia 2019, routes, map, dates, stages.





The season’s first grand tour, which will run from May 11 to June 2, will begin with an 8.2km individual time trial in Bologna. Unlike most prologue TTs, this one features a tough finish climb after six flat kilometers in the city. The course ends atop the San Luca climb, which is 2.1km at a 9.7 percent average gradient with stretches at 10-12 percent, and peaking at 16 percent with around 1km to go.

The 2019 Giro d’Italia will feature seven summit finishes and three individual time trials in an almost entirely Italian route.

  • Kicking off with an ITT in Bologna for the Grande Partenza, the three-week race climax with a 15km solo test in Verona on the final day.
  •  Then on stage three comes the first opportunity for the sprinters – 219km from Vinci to Orbetello.
  •  A slightly uphill finish on stage four in Terracina, while stage five is a return to center stage for the sprinters.
  • Stage six and seven are both days featuring tough hills, from Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo in the former and the latter from Vasto to L’Aquila.
  •  Then stage eight is a testing 235km with rolling terrain in the final 60km.
  •  On stage nine the second ITT and the only occasion the Giro leaves Italy. The tricky course over the 34.7km from Riccione to San Marino.
  •  After the rest day on Monday, May 20, the racing resumes with a flat stage over the 147km.
  •  Stage 11 is another relentlessly flat stage over 206km.
  •  In another nod to Coppi, stage 12 recognizes as – the first category one climb of the race.
  •  Stage 13 is a big climbing day, with three major tests on the road from Pinerolo to Ceresole Reale, to the Nivolet Pass.
  • Then on Saturday, May 25, stage 14 with five categorized climbs and 3,000metres of altitude gain over the relatively short 130km.
  •  Stage 15 is the longest day in the saddle, with 237km from Ivrea to Como.
  • The highest mountain featuring will be the Gavia Pass at 2,619metres above sea level, with the Mortirolo also included on the same day, stage 16.


The Day Could define the Winner.

  •   Stage 17 is another big day for the General Classification riders to the Anterselva’s Biathlon Stadium.

  • Next Stage 18 day for the sprinters, with 220km of all flat and descents to Santa Maria di Sala.

  • Stage 19 is a short 151km day with an easier summit finish.

  •  Then comes the final summit of the race – 20 Stage:  The Dolomites stage with more than 5,000metres of gain, and a final ascent of Croce d’Aune-Monte Avena.
  • And finally, the last time trial of the race.
  •  A Lesser 15km in length in Stage 21, the Verona TT features a climb early on that averages five %, followed by a 4km descent that could decide the winner.




Here is full detail about 2019 Giro d’Italia stage by stage, route map, poster.









Giro d'Italia 2019 route: stage by stage.




Stage 1: Saturday 11th May, Bologna - Bologna, 8.2km (ITT)

Stage 2: Sunday 12th May, Bologna - Fucecchio, 200km

Stage 3: Monday 13th May, Vinci - Orbetello, 219km

Stage 4: Tuesday 14th May, Orbetello - Frascati, 228km

Stage 5: Wednesday 15th May, Frascati - Terracina, 140km

Stage 6: Thursday 16th May, Cassino - San Giovanni Rotondo, 233km

Stage 7: Friday 17th May, Vasto - L'Aquila, 180km

Stage 8: Saturday 18th May, Tortoreto Lido - Pesaro, 235km

Stage 9: Sunday 19th May, Riccone - San Marino 34.7km (ITT)

Rest day: Monday 20th May

Stage 10: Tuesday 21st May, Ravenna - Modena, 147km

Stage 11: Wednesday 22nd May, Carpi - Novi Ligure, 206km

Stage 12: Thursday 23rd May, Cuneo - Pinerolo, 146km

Stage 13: Friday 24th May, Pinerolo - Colle del Nivolet, 188km

Stage 14: Saturday 25th May, Saint-Vincent - Courmayeur, 131km

Stage 15: Sunday 26th May, Ivrea - Como, 237km

Rest day: Monday 27th May

Stage 16: Tuesday 28th May, Lovere - Ponte di Legno, 226km

Stage 17: Wednesday 29th May, Commezzadura - Anterselva Antholz, 180km

Stage 18: Thursday 30th May, Valdaora - Santa Maria di Sala, 220km

Stage 19: Friday 31st May, Treviso - San Martino di Castrozza, 151km

Stage 20: Saturday 1st June, Feltre - Croce d'Aune, 193km

Stage 21: Sunday 2nd June, Verona - Verona, 15.6km (ITT)






Find out More:

 Giro d'Italia 2019 - Official.





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