The Giro di Lombardia might have run up until 1942 – and Milan-San Remo until one year later – but for five years during the Second World War, the Giro d’Italia was not contested. Italy surrendered to the Allies in 1943, but the devastating Italian Campaign was fought until 2nd May 1945, four days after the execution of the Italian fascist dictator...

In Italy, rosa is not only the color of baby girls. Rosa means Giro d’Italia, the cycling competition we love the most. As precise as a Swiss clock, our Giro comes every May, its colorful, happy caravan traveling across the country to give us all a little taste of sport history. And then, if you ask any Italian, they’ll tell you the Giro is more th...

The route for the 104th  Giro d’Italia is out and it looks to be a very tough edition for the ‘fight for pink’ taking on tough gravel sections, the infamous Monte Zoncolan and two individual time trials. The 2021 Italian Grand Tour is set to take place between May 8 to May 30 where the riders will tackle a massive 3,450km over 21 stages over most o...

The Giro d’Italia 2021 is just a few weeks away and we’re set for a thrilling first Grand Tour of the season – here’s how you can live stream all the racing from where you are. This year the Giro returns to its regular spot on the calendar in May, after it was shifted to October last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. In 2021 the Italian Grand T...

In Trentino, along the border with Lombardy, a vast protected area, where the uncontaminated nature reigns, awaits you. It’s the Adamello Brenta Natural Park. Here you can experience unique emotions among wild landscapes, breathtaking waterfalls, mountains that are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, endless forests and multicolored lakes. In the park th...

From the Tower of Pisa to the medieval villages, visiting castles that fascinate for their history, architecture and strategic functions. And also mines, olive groves and lagoons. This is Tuscany, a region of a thousand villages. We offer you a list of 5 itineraries to visit in Tuscany simply by using a bicycle, enjoying the views and the beauty. T...

This year's 104th Giro d'Italia will run from Turin to Milan from May 8-30, organisers said Wednesday. The 21-stage round-Italy bike race, the second biggest in the world after the Tour de France, will this year have a record overall difference in height of 46,900 metres. There will be two time trials, six stages for sprinters, and seven high-mount...

The Lazio region has given the green light to a plan to build a 33-km cycle path around Lago di Bracciano, a lake located an hour north of Rome. The project, which will connect the three lakeside towns of Anguillara Sabazia, Trevignano Romano and Bracciano, will receive funding of €300,000 from the Lazio region. The president of the Parco di Bracci...

The Giro d'Italia, yet another victim to the coronavirus sweeping the globe, won't be held this year for the first time since 1946 when the Giro had finally resumed after five-year hiatus imposed by World War II. The 1946 Giro started on June 15 in Milan with a field of seventy-nine starters – all Italian, except for Joseph Magnani, an Illinois nat...

He really should be training for the Giro d'Italia instead of making deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic. But how else is a professional Italian cyclist supposed to stay fit? At least that is what Umberto Marengo was thinking when he decided to pull on his lycra and start hauling pasta and pizza across the suburbs of the northern Italian cit...