Start of Giro d’Italia 2016 in Gelderland

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May 6, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Giro d’Italia 2016 in Gelderland

La Grande Partenza, the Italians call it: the official start of one of the world’s greatest bicycle races, the Giro d’Italia. In 2016, this unique spectacle will take place in the province of Gelderland.

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La Grande Partenza, the Italians call it: the official start of one of the world’s greatest bicycle races, the Giro d’Italia. In 2016, this unique spectacle will take place in the province of Gelderland.

  • Visit Gelderland during the Ascension weekend (6 – 8 May) and witness the start of the Giro d’Italia.
  • See the start and finish events in Apeldoorn, Arnhem and Nijmegen.
  • Read up on how Gelderland can draw attention to itself among 800 million viewers in 175 countries.

Apeldoorn, Arnhem en Nijmegen

On Friday 6 May, the Giro d’Italia will be starting in Apeldoorn, with individual time trials over 8.1 km. The next day will bring a 180-kilometre course from Arnhem to Nijmegen, and on the third day the athletes will make their way back from Nijmegen to Arnhem over a course amounting to 190 km. The cyclists will be passing through many of the province’s municipalities during these three stages, after which they will depart in Italy.

Unieke stimulans voor Gelderland

The province of Gelderland and the cities of Apeldoorn, Arnhem and Nijmegen are proud to have managed to snare an event so unique in Holland and are fully determined to make something special of it. This a chance to show off the beauty of Gelderland to about 800 million viewers in 175 countries across the world, and the organisation of many fun activities will ensure that visitors have a great time and give the regional economy a boost.

www.girogelderland.nl

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