Will be held on May 4th – 26th 2013, the 96th edition of Giro d’Italia will start from Naples.
” The 2013 Giro d’Italia will start in Naples on May4, although RCS Sport has yet to decide if the race will begin with a time trial or a road stage. It will be the Giro’s first stage finish in Naples since 1996 and the first time in fifty years that the race has started in the city. “We still have to conclude the definitive version of the route, so for this reason we can’t yet reveal if the first stage will be a time trial or a road stage,” race director Michele Acquarone at a press conference in Milan on Monday, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
In spite of earlier rumours that the start might take place on the island of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples, the Giro will instead begin in the streets of the city, at Piazza Vittoria. The stage will take in the Chiaia, Mergellina and Posillipo quarters of the city before reaching the spectacular finish line at the Lungomare Caraccioclo along the seafront….” Read moreeee