Climbs of the World Championships road race route

2013 World Championships road race route

The undulating countryside and the ramps leading to Florence's centre will tear apart this year's World Championships road races. After a leg from Lucca, the circuit takes in three climbs: Fiesole, Salviati and Trento.

The road to the Fiesole, with its Roman amphitheatre and views of Florence, is gentle but 4.37 kilometres long. Its grade reaches nine per cent before crossing the town. After squeezing through its centre, the descent is smooth but twisty.

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