The 117th edition of the Tour of Lombardy will be held on Saturday 7 October. The fifth of cycling’s five Monuments is the last illustrious European race of the season. Given the time of year, Il Lombardia has been nicknamed the Race of the Falling Leaves. This year’s route travels from Como to Bergamo, adds up to 238 kilometres, and takes in an elevation gain of over 4,400 metres. (Slideshow route/profile)
Tadej Pogacar is title holder. Last year, he won the race for the second consecutice year. The Slovene outsprinted his fellow-attacker Enric Mas, while Mikel Landa finished in third.
Another interesting read: winners and records in Il Lombardia.
Tour of Lombardy 2023: routes, profiles, more
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