Giro d’Italia

One of professional cycling’s three Grand Tours, the Giro d’Italia (meaning Tour of Italy) is a 3 week long multiple-stage race held every year, primarily in Italy.

When is it?

The Giro d’Italia is held annually, usually in May and sometimes continuing into June. The 2020 Giro is set to take place between Saturday the 9th May and Sunday 31st May 2020.

Where is it?

The Giro d’Italia is predominantly held in Italy but has been known to pass through neighbouring countries such as San Marino, France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the Vatican City State.

It has become more common for the start of the Giro (known as the Grande Partenza) to be held outside of Italy, foreign starts include:

1965 – San Marino, San Marino

1966 – Monte Carlo, Monaco

1973 – Verviers, Belgium

1974 – Rome, Vatican City

1996 – Athens, Greece

1998 – Nice, France

2002 – Groningen, Netherlands

2006 – Seraing, Belgium

2010 – Amsterdam, Netherlands

2012 – Heming, Denmark

2014 – Belfast, Northern Ireland

2016 – Apeldoorn, Netherlands

2018 – Jerusalem, Israel

2020 – Budapest, Hungary

Details of the 2020 Giro d’Italia are available below:

2020 Giro d’Italia

How do I get there?

Italy has a number of international airports, including in Rome, Milan, Venice, Catania, Naples, Bologna and Pisa.

Thinking of going to Italy? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Where to stay in Italy

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Italy by clicking here.

Current Champion

2019 – Richard Carapaz (ECU) – Movistar Team

Further Information

Giro d’Italia Official Website:

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