Giro d’Italia 2015 on Lake Maggiore
The lake welcomes the Giro d’Italia
The 98th edition of the Giro d’Italia, organized by RCS Sport/La Gazzetta dello Sport arrives in Verbania onLake Maggiore on Thursday the 28th of May. The 4th from last leg of the race, Melide-Verbania, winds for 127 chilometers through the Canton Ticino and provinces Varese, Novara and Verbano Cusio Ossola. The competitors enter V.C.O. from Stresa and proceed through Baveno, Gravellona Toce, Mergozzo, Bieno, Verbania Intra, Ghiffa and Cannero Riviera; from here they ascend through Trarego Viggiona to Monte Ologno (1168 m.s.l.) and Piancavallo (1234 m.s.l.) before descending once again through Premeno, Arizzano, Bèe towards the finish line in Verbania. The next day, departure from Gravellona Toce for the third from last leg of the “pink race”.
An unmissable event for all bicycle enthusiasts!