The 1st stage travels from Budapest to a punchy finish in Visegrád before time trialists will have it their way in the streets of Budapest on stage 2. The finish is at Szentháromság tér, or Holy Trinity Square, after a short and sharp ascent.
The 3rd stage travels on the flat from Kaposvár to Balatonfüred, a coastal town at Lake Balaton.
The Giro continues on Sicily with stage 4, straight away with a ride up the Etna. The 5th stage will finish in Messina before the pink caravan reaches mainland in stage 6 with a sprint finish in Scalea.
The race continues north on stage 7, which is a demanding race with an elevation gain of 4,510 metres. Stage 8 is a lumpy criterium race in and around Naples. The climbing intensifies on stage 9 with a double dose of Blockhaus. The finish climb is 13.6 kilometres long and averages 8.4%
The 10th stage is flat in the first half and hilly in the second before stage 11 is entirely flat affair.
Stage 12 is hilly race with a flat finale, while stage 13 travels from San Remo to a likely bunch sprint in Cuneo. Stage 14 is a trying circuit race in the hills east of Turin and a downhill finish. That Sunday’s 15th stage presents a mountainous race to an uphill finish in Cogne in the Valle d’Aosta.
The first stage of the last week, stage 16, travels over the Mortirolo and Passo di Santa Christina before a finishing downhill in Aprica. Stage 17 is set to finish in Lavarone, shortly after cresting the Monte Rovere, which is an ascent of 7.9 kilometres with an average gradient of 9.9%.
Stage 18 travels on flat terrain from Borgo Valsigana to Treviso before stage 19 is another lumpy test with an uphill finish near the Santuario di Castelmonte.
The 20th stage features two climbs not done in the 2020 stage of Cortina d’Ampezzo due to bad weather, the Passo Pordoi and Passo Fedaia. The 14 kilometres finish climb at 7.6% serves a brutal second half with solely double digit gradients.
Verona hosts the final stage, which will be 17.4 kilometres ITT ending in the Arena.
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