2019 Giro d'Italia Week 3 - Lago d'Iseo to Verona : Stage Routes & Profiles

Information from the Official Giro d'Italia website

Stage 16: 28th May 2019

A queen stage across the Alps with a 5,700 m elevation gain over 226 km. The route takes in climbs up Passo della Presolana, Croce di Salven, Passo Gavia (Cima Coppi) and Passo del Mortirolo (along the legendary Mazzo di Valtellina side). A demanding, leg-sapping stage that will widen the gap even among GC contenders.

Stage 17: 29th May 2019

After the start, the route descends slightly along the Val di Sole, up to Passo della Mendola (Mendel Pass). The course drops down into Bolzano, climbs up the Eisack Valley, rolls past Bressanone and then reaches the Puster Valley. The stage course takes in climbs up Natz and Terenten, before the long, closing ascent leading to Antholz (Biathlon stadium)

Stage 18: 30th May 2019

The stage route runs flat or downhill through Cortina d'Ampezzo, Longarone, Alpago, Vittorio Veneto, Conegliano and Noale, all the way to the final sprint in Santa Maria di Sala.

Stage 19: 31st May 2019

A short stage with a summit finish. The profile is wavy (but not too harsh) in the first part, as the route takes in climbs up Montello and Passo San Boldo, before the final ascent. The summit finish has a mild gradient, favouring rouleurs-climbers.

Stage 20: 1st June 2019

A queen stage across the Dolomites, with over 5,000 m elevation gain. The route takes in climbs up Cima Campo, Passo Manghen and Passo Rolle, and a closing climb up Croce d'Aune-Monte Avena. The stage course covers the historical route of the Gran Fondo Sportful. The last summit finish features long climbs (over 15 km), with gradients exceeding 10-12% at points.

Stage 21: 2nd June 2019

The closing time trial on the Torricelle circuit. After the first part on wide and straight avenues, the route takes in the Torricelle climb (4.5 km with a 5% gradient and a few punchy bits). The route then descends for 4 km along wide roads, all the way to Piazza Bra and the Arena.

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