STAGE 1 – 2020
Parabiago / Castellania
Stage dedicated to Fausto Coppi.
The flatland is the dominant part during this stage. Along the way you will meet the Cistercian abbey of Morimondo, the Boats bridge of Bereguardo that crosses the Ticino river and the famous rice fields of Lomellina. In the last part you will find beautiful hills covered by vineyards, these places were the training grounds of the champion Fausto Coppi.
CAREFULL: you will ride 1 km of uphill white/gravel road, called “SFR di Fausto”, that will guide you in the town of Castellania, the headquarters of the control is located in front of the Mausoleum.
Difficulty ⭐⭐ – Distance 118 Km – Partial Distance 118 Km – Climbing 705 mt. – Tot. 705 mt
Max elevation: 393 m
Min elevation: 64 m
Total climbing: 731 m
Total descent: -509 m