After Sardinia the Giro moves to Sicily with an ordered slowness. One flight, 2 charter and ships has been chosen by the organizers to move this colorful giant.
The sun still shining bright while the summer reach Cefalù and with a fresh ice cream we climbs to Etna which in the past saw the wins of many champions such as Alberto Contador (2011), Franco Bitossi (1967 ) and Acacio Da Silve (1989 ).
The pink jersey has gone from Andrè Greipel to the Colombian Fernando Gaviria, who will soon leave it to the ranking men.
This time the Giro climb the Mount Etna from Nicolosi. The road rises for more than 17 km exceeding an altitude of 1200 m in an unique landscape that delight beautiful scenery as you will discover from Google Street View on our website. The average slope is 6,7% with an high of 12%
The finish line is located at the refuge dedicated to Giovannino Sapienza, a local mountaineer who lost his life in World War I.