King of the Mountains Giro
Our epic Giro d’Italia route covers some truly amazing cols including Monte Zoncolan and an incredible finish at the Madonna del Ghisallo chapel, home of the Patron Saint of Cycling, sitting high above Lake Como.
The King of the Mountains Giro pits riders against the biggest and best mountains of the Giro d’Italia, across 780km, 19 cols, 22,000m of elevation gain and six incredible stages, highlighted by the legendary Giau, Pordoi, Campolongo, Zoncolan, Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo, amongst many others. Launched in 2015 and updated in 2017 and 2019, the King of the Mountains Giro sits alongside our extremely popular King of the Mountains TdF, as the pinnacle of amateur cycling, allowing riders to tackle the most famous climbs from the most famous grand tours, with the full back up and support of the Le Domestique Tours team.
The Giro d’Italia has an illustrious reputation as the Grand Tour of the climbers due to its unrivalled focus on the highest passes of Europe. Bringing together the mountains of the Dolomites and Italian Alps, the Giro’s history is littered with daring tales of heroic riding, aggressive attacks and stages that have brought the toughest riders in the history of cycling to their knees.
The King of the Mountains Giro is a truly epic experience offering an unrivalled opportunity to challenge yourself against the Giro d’Italia’s most famous climbs. All with our first class support and half board accommodation at our hand selected 3 and 4* hotels.
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