Giro d'Italia 2024 route: Stelvio removed due to 'risk of avalanches'

The Italian Grand Tour takes place 4-26 May, building up to tough Dolomites crescendo

Giro d'Italia route map 2024
(Image credit: RCS Sport)

The iconic Passo dello Stelvio will no longer feature in the 2024 Giro d'Italia route. 

The climb was planned to star in stage 16, marking the race's Cima Coppi – its highest point – but was removed by the organisers mid-race due to the "risk of avalanches". 

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Giro d'Italia 2024 route
StageDayStartFinishDistanceType
14 MayVenaria RealeTorino140kmHilly
25 MaySan Francesco Al CampoSantuario di Oropa161kmHilly
36 MayNovaraFossano166kmFlat
47 MayAcqui TermeAndora190kmFlat
58 MayGenovaLucca178kmHilly/Flat
69 MayViareggioRapolano Terme180kmHilly
710 MayFolignoPerugia40.6kmITT
811 MaySpoletoPrati di Tivo152kmMountains
912 MayAvezzanoNapoli214kmHilly/Flat
1014 MayPompeiCusano Mutri142kmFlat
1115 MayFoiano di Val FortoreFrancavilla Al Mare207kmFlat
1216 MayMartinsicuroFano193kmHilly/Flat
1317 MayRiccioneCento179kmFlat
1418 MayCastiglione Delle StiviereDesenzano Del Garda31.2kmITT
1519 MayManerba Del GardaLivigno (Mottolino)222kmMountains
1621 MayLivignoMonte Pana206kmMountains
1722 MaySelva di Val GardenaPasso Brocon159kmMountains
1823 MayFiera di PrimieroPadova178kmFlat
1924 MayMorteglianoSappada157kmHilly/Flat
2025 MayAlpagoBassano Del Grappa184kmMountains
2126 MayRomeRome125kmFlat

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles. 

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