Sunday, October 16, 2011

2012 Giro Route Announced

That time again? No, not quite. The race is not until May. But today was the route announcement. I've listed regions as well as google could identify them. Perhaps this will be the year I plan ahead, rather than scramble at the last minute? Stage list below, suggestions very welcome:

Stages of the 2012 Giro d’Italia

Stage 1, May 5: Herning (Denmark), Herning (8.7km, time trial)
Stage 2, May 6: Herning, Herning (206km)
Stage 3, May 7: Horsens (Denmark), Horsens (190km)
Rest day, May 8
Stage 4, May 9: Verona, Verona (32.2km team time trial) Veneto
Stage 5, May 10: Modena, Fano (199km) Emilia-Romagna to Marche
Stage 6, May 11: Urbino, Porto Sant’Elpidio (207km) Marche
Stage 7, May 12: Recanati, Rocca di Cambio (202km) Marche to Abruzzo
Stage 8, May 13: Sulmona, Lago Laceno (229km) Abruzzo to Campania
Stage 9, May 14: San Giorgio del Sannio, Frosinone (171km) Campania  to Lazio
Stage 10, May 15: Civitavecchia, Assisi (187km) Lazio to Umbria
Stage 11, May 16: Assisi, Montecatini Terme (243km) Umbria to Tuscany
Stage 12, May 17: Seravezza, Sestri Levante (157km) Tuscany to Liguria
Stage 13, May 18: Savona, Cervere (121km) Liguria to Piedmont
Stage 14, May 19: Cherasco, Cervinia (205km) Piedmont to Valle d’Aosta
Stage 15, May 20: Busto Arsizio, Lecco/Pian dei Resinelli (172km) Lombardy 
Rest day, May 21
Stage 16, May 22: Limone sul Garda, Falzes (174km) Lombardy to Trentino-Alto Adige
Stage 17, May 23: Falzes, Cortina d’Ampezzo (187km) Trentino-Alto Adige to Veneto
Stage 18, May 24: San Vito di Cadore, Vedelago (139km) Veneto
Stage 19, May 25: Treviso, Alpe di Pampeago (197km) Veneto to Trentino-Alto Adige
Stage 20, May 26: Caldes/Val di Sole, Passo dello Stelvio (218km) Trentino-Alto Adige
Stage 21, May 27: Milan, Milan (31.5km time trial) Lombardy


  1. Allow me to thank you for such useful information for the next year!

  2. Thanks! One of these years I hope to make it there to see the race in person. In the meantime, I need to start planning my wines for 2012.

  3. Finally it started, I wish best luck to the participants!