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The Program

A three-week unmissable event, a unique experience.
See the complete program of the toughest race in the world’s most beautiful place.

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02 May

Teams Presentation

In the week leading up to the start of the Giro d’Italia, the host city of the Grande Partenza offers a wide range of activities, such as the iconic Team Presentation, enthralling all sports enthusiasts and catching the attention of international media. All the teams introduce their top-notch rosters in front of the cheering crowds, in a vibrant parade of cycling aces from all over the world. This great event, will be held in Turin, Castello del Valentino, at 8.30 PM. Open to everyone, is a unique opportunity to have a close-up view of the contenders that will be battling for glory along the roads of the Corsa Rosa.

04 May

Start Open Village

Every day, a sponsor Village is set up near the start zone, where the Giro Sponsors can present their products and services and do public relation activities. The area is open to the public, and is the perfect place to spend the morning waiting for the flag to be dropped, with dedicated entertainment activities for children and adults, featuring music and games.


Giro-E is an E-Bike Experience organized during the Giro d’Italia, along the same route and on the same dates. The event is intended to allow all bicycle enthusiasts, amateur cyclists or former Pro riders, to experience the thrill of riding along the roads of the Giro d’Italia, on the same days as the Corsa Rosa.

The Advertising Caravan

The snake of the Giro d'Italia advertising Caravan embraces and amazes the cycling public by bringing the pink celebration along the entire route. Colour, fun, joy and excitement, the Caravan is a parade of fun and scenic vehicles that cross the whole of Italy anticipating the race with music and games.

26 May


Parties, fun, music and entertainment: the Giro d'Italia circus lands in all the stage finishes with Giroland. Experience the joyful atmosphere of our village, where adults and children alike will discover the history and symbols of the Corsa Rosa among vintage jerseys and historical bikes. Take a photo with the Trofeo Senza Fine, share it on social networks and enjoy the music of RTL 102.5.

26 May

Grande Arrivo

The Grande Arrivo is the closing celebration of the Giro d’Italia. On that occasion, all the riders that have stood on the podium in the three previous weeks will be cheered and acclaimed. The winner will be crowned in a spectacular awards ceremony, receiving the Trofeo Senza Fine in front of a jubilant crowd, amidst flashing cameras. A fantastic celebration, an unmissable event that this year will take place in Rome, via di San Gregorio.


How long before the start can I arrive?

The start village opens 3 hours prior to the stage start. Giroland is open from 1.30 PM to 7.00 PM.

What time do the riders arrive for sign-on?

As of 90 minutes before the start.

Can I ask for autographs?

Yes, but stand behind the barriers. There is no guarantee you will get one.

Where can I park?

Part of the city’s parking lots may be reserved for the Organiser, to serve their needs on race day. You may want to reach the start/finish areas on foot, or see the information provided by the host city to find the parking areas for the public.

Can I access the hospitality areas?

No, access to these areas is by invitation only.

How can I receive a pass to access the hospitality areas?

Passes are issued only upon invitation from a Sponsor or from other subjects in the Giro’s suite.

Are there any toilet facilities?

No. Chemical toilets are available in restricted-access areas only.

Can I take my dog with me?

Yes, but they have to be on a leash and muzzle. However, it is not advisable as the places are usually crowded.

Where can I see the riders?

By the teams’ buses (which are parked in a dedicated area near the start), or by the signature podium during teams’ presentation and sign-on.

Can I go to the finish line?

Yes, the finish area is accessible to the public on foot. However, the home straight is entirely lined with barriers, and the organizer restricts access to their dedicated areas by specific passes. A giant viewing screen broadcasting the race will be set up in the final kilometre.

Where can I see the advertising caravan?

Near the signature podium at the start meeting point, or on the home straight, still behind the barriers. You can also see the caravan’s program to find out where they will stop along the route to stage their parade, as they do at the start and at the finish.

Can I watch the awards ceremony?

Yes, from behind the barriers.

Is there food and drink available?

Yes, inside the hospitality areas reserved to pass holders. Snacks can be found at the open village at the start and at the finish.

How long before the finish will the roads be closed?

Approximately two hours in advance.

How long after the finish will the roads be cleared?

The roads are gradually reopened approximately 30 minutes after the Race End vehicle has passed.

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