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Sports Tours International saddles up for Giro d'Italia


Sports Tours International has announced the first details of its 2018 Giro d'Italia tours, the starting stages of which will take place in Jerusalem, Israel.



Sports Tours International saddles up for Giro d'Italia

The initial stages of the 101st edition of the Giro were announced this week, with the full tour set to take place  between Friday 4th May 2018 and Sunday 27th May 2018.

As an Official Tour Operator, Sports Tours International will provide a range of options to watch the event, including ride and watch packages and VIP hospitality. 

Sports Tours International’s Head of Product and Operations Alex de Waard said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for cycling fans to experience one of the biggest events on the racing calendar. Sports Tours International has a long history of partnering with the Giro and can provide superb ride and watch packages. Anyone interested should register now as this is bound to be a popular event.”

This is the first time any Grand Tour has started in a country outside of Europe. Beginning in the centre of Jerusalem, the Giro will spend two more days in Israel with stage finishes in Tel Aviv and Eilat. 

There will be a 10km time trial on Friday 4 May in the Old City followed by two road stages on the Saturday and the Sunday. Day two begins at the scenic Baha’i Gardens in Haifa, passing through historic Acre and Caesarea, before riders head to the finish line on Tel Aviv’s beachside promenade in a stage totalling 167km.

Day Three begins in Beer Sheva and takes in southern Israel’s most dramatic scenery including the breath-taking Ramon Crater, finishing at the Red Sea resort of Eilat, totalling 226km.

"Sports Tours International has a long history of partnering with the Giro and we offer ride and watch packages to one of the biggest sporting events in the calendar."
Alex de Waard, Head of Product and Operations



For more information or to register your interest visit www.girotours.com

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