King of the Mountains Giro
New King of the Mountains Giro route debuting in 2017 – more epic Giro d’Italia cols including Monte Zoncolan and an incredible finish at the Madonna del Ghisallo chapel, home of the Patron Saint of Cycling, sitting high above Lake Como.
The King of the Mountains Giro pits riders against the biggest and best mountains of the Giro d’Italia, across 780km, 19 cols, 22,000m of elevation gain and six incredible stages, highlighted by the legendary Giau, Pordoi, Campolongo, Zoncolan, Stelvio and Mortirolo (with our very own triple ascent Club des Cingles du Mortirolo), amongst many others. Launched in 2015, the King of the Mountains Giro sits alongside our extremely popular King of the Mountains TdF, as the pinnacle of amateur cycling, allowing riders to tackle the most famous climbs from the most famous grand tours, with the full back up and support of the Le Domestique Tours team.
The Giro d’Italia has an illustrious reputation as the Grand Tour of the climbers due to its unrivalled focus on the highest passes of Europe. Bringing together the mountains of the Dolomites and Italian Alps, the Giro’s history is littered with daring tales of heroic riding, aggressive attacks and stages that have brought the toughest riders in the history of cycling to their knees.
The King of the Mountains Giro is a truly epic experience offering an unrivalled opportunity to challenge yourself against the Giro d’Italia’s most famous climbs.
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