Giro 2019: the street from Bologna and three stages in Emilia Romagna. Around 2019, Bologna turns pink. The number 102 Giro will start in the capital of Emilia with a time trial in San Luca hill.

Bologna has already dyed pink for the next edition of the Tour of Italy cycling 2019. A spectacular and highly anticipated street that will bring athletes to San Luca. The second stage, Sunday 12, will leave from Bologna and will head to South. The other stops planned in the region will be the Riccione- San marino, Sunday, May 19. Monday, 20 days of rest. Tuesday 21 will address the Ravenna-Modena path. Wednesday, 22 leaving the Emilia-Romagna departing from Carpi, westbound.

THE STAGES IN EMILIA ROMAGNA

STEP 1 - Saturday, May 11 - BOLOGNA- BOLOGNA SAN LUCA 8.2 Km
Short individual time trial with the first plates 6 km and the subsequent strong rise ni 2 km. They will hike streets citizens ample rettilineefino at the foot of the climb of San Luca.

STAGE 9 - Sunday, May 19 - RICCIONE-SAN MARINO 34.7 Km
Individual time trial consists of two parts: the first to the entrance on the territory of the Republic of San Marino and the second climb to the finish.

STAGE 10 - Tuesday, May 21 - RAVENNA - MODENA 147 Km
completely flat stage over the Po Valley Ravenna and Bologna. They go through different towns such as Lugo, Massa Lombarda, Emilia Granarolo and Crevalcore.

Then comes the fast approaching and flat to the city of Modena to the probable compact bunch sprint. Wednesday 'May 22 departure from Carpi, westbound.

Stefano Bonaccini, President of the Emilia-Romagna region, commented on the news with great enthusiasm: "It will be a feast for the whole Emilia-Romagna. An emotion is a dream come true. This is the Tour of Italy, after many departures abroad, has chosen Bologna for the Tour 2019. We present this extraordinary event having made sport a priority, a factor of social cohesion and an important opportunity for companies to shine and sponsorizzarsi. I therefore thank the organization of the Tour 2019, RCS and all those that the arrival of the pink caravan "will make possible.