Saturday, 21 May 2011

GIRO D'ITALIA 2011

On Sunday 22nd May 2011, stage 15 of the Tour of Italy: Conegliano Veneto to Rifugio Gardeccia (Pozza di Fassa) After 35 years the "Giro d'Italia" is coming back to Gardeccia! 
Pozza is buzzing with preparations, and getting ready to welcome an expected 70-100.000 fans! 
The cyclists will race along 230km of mountain roads, take on 4 passes with arrival right in the centre of the Catinaccio Massif (1950m) which overlooks Pozza from the North.
The arrival is in a magnificent setting (see picture), which is reached from Pozza via chiarlift, cable car and a shuttle service. These will start at 3am to allow the visitors a timely ascent.
So exciting!! More to come!