Giro d’Italia in Val di Fassa
With one stage arriving in Canazei on 24th May and the following one starting in Moena on 25th May, once again Val di Fassa turns pink, for the 100th edition of Giro d’Italia
Arrival and start. Two stages of the 100th Giro d’Italia cycling tour point the spotlight on Val di Fassa. The "pink run", starting on 5th May in Alghero to finally arrive in Milan on 28th May, finds in Val di Fassa some of the main moments of its third week, when the fate of the competing bikers is decided along climbs and descents through the Dolomites.
The 17th stage "Tirano-Canazei", on 24th May, brings the participants, departed between Aprica e Tonale, after 219 km, to the finish line in the village of Val di Fassa. The sprint arrival in Canazei, the third in the History of the "pink run" (1978 and 1987), comes after a stably climbing fraction along the whole valley. Stage difficulty: medium.
The 18th stage, main stage of the Dolomites "Moena-Ortisei", starts in Moena. Then the competitors cycle up along the valley to reach the first pass, Pordoi Pass, which has marked the history of the tour and will be a protagonist even this year. A very difficult track goes on for 137 km, including the climbs of Falzarego, Valparola, Gardena, Pinei, Pontives before the arrival in Ortisei. Total altitude gap: 4.000 m.