Five stages you need to watch of the Giro d'Italia 2023

Here are where the key pink jersey clashes are likely to take place

Jai Hindley climbing at the 2022 Giro d'Italia
(Image credit: Getty)

The first Grand Tour of the men’s season begins this Saturday with the Giro d’Italia.

At almost 3,500km in length, the route will see the peloton cross westwards from the Adriatic to the Tyrrhenian coast, north through the Alps and the Dolomites, before heading back down south to the capital city of Rome. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.