The Tour of Sicily is back, thus promoting the best image of the island

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The Tour of Sicily is back, thus promoting the best image of the island

28 September 2021 - 1 October 2021

group of cyclists in the race

Four stages for a total of 712 kilometers – from 28 September to 1 October – will characterize the Tour of Sicilia Eolo which promises to be spectacular both for the proposed routes, both for the landscapes crossed and for the quality of the participants. And therefore, on Tuesday 28 September from Avola, the next edition of The Tour of Sicilia will start, returned home in 2019, after 42 years of absence, before the pandemic stopped it again in 2020.

The sporting event of great charm, brought back under the spotlight of cycling that counts and on the international calendar, is one of the oldest and most glorious Italian stage races. First edition in 1907, even before the birth of the Tour of Italia. The Tour of Sicilia has animated the Italian cycling scene on several occasions with peaks of celebrities such as 1974 (success of Roger De Vlaeminck) and 1977 (Giuseppe Saronni), before the American Brandon McNulty victory in the stars and stripes in 2019.

The Tour of Sicilia, the oldest competition in the Tour of Italia, is back richer than ever, with great champions and athletes ready to give life to an exciting race.

With the Tour of Sicilia, in addition to “traditional” tourism, the focus is on attracting tourism in the sector and flows related to the sports segment of excellence. This is why Sicily is ready to welcome the return of the Tour of Italia next year.

The will of the regional government is to launch, even through such important events, a strong signal of revenge and hope to the thousands of people who are passionate about this ancient and popular sport ”.

These are the stages:

1A Stage: AVOLA – LICATA 179 KM
2A Stage: SELINUNTE (CASTELVETRANO) – MONDELLO (PALERMO) 173 KM
3A Stage: TERMINI IMERESE – CARONIA 180 KM
4A Stage: SANT’AGATA DI MILITELLO – MASCALI 180 KM

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Details

Start:
28 September 2021
End:
1 October 2021
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Venue

Sicilia

Organizers

Regione Sicilia
Rcs Sport

Details

Start:
28 September 2021
End:
1 October 2021
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,

Venue

Sicilia

Organizers

Regione Sicilia
Rcs Sport
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