There are four full months left. They may seem like a lot, but, in fact, that’s not quite the case. And there are those who ask to speed up organizational times. On Friday 20 May the Cycling Tour of Italy will return to the Granda with the Sanremo-Cuneo stage. From Confesercenti, with the provincial president Giuseppe Bonetto, comes the request to the Municipality of Cuneo “to set up the stage committee”. “The arrival in Cuneo of the thirteenth stage of the pink race scheduled for May 20 will be an important opportunity for the City of Cuneo and for the whole provincial territory, which must prepare in time and in the most appropriate way, to accommodate them in the best possible way. an event of global importance, a showcase for tourism promotion – explains Giuseppe Bonetto -. The event will allow visibility to both the historical, architectural and commercial aspects of our city. This great sporting event must be a stimulus for everyone, associations, companies and commerce, to organize initiatives and promotions that must start before the passage of the Giro and can be the leitmotif for the whole of 2022, a year dedicated to cycling. And La Granda has a lot to offer to fans of this sport ».
That of the provincial president Bonetto is not the only voice coming from Confesercenti. “We need a real synergy – adds Nadia dal Bono, general manager of Confesercenti Cuneo – with the other municipalities involved in the passage of the Giro, to work together so that our territories have a media coverage at national and international level, thanks to the visibility of the cycling race , with direct benefits for all, a moment that must go beyond the sporting event in May ». Ettore Grosso, president of Confesercenti Città di Cuneo, concludes: “Our association is ready to give all the support required to enrich the great event of the Giro d’Italia 2022, with many city and provincial events, aware that it is an important opportunities for our entire territory “.
After the Biella-Canale of 2021, the strong link between the Granda and the Giro continues this year with the 157 kilometers of the route in the wake of the unprecedented Milan-Sanremo 2020 revisited in reverse. Entry into the province of Cuneo with the medium difficulty ascent on Colle di Nava. Then the Tanaro Valley up to Ceva, Vicoforte Sanctuary (a place that is always very suggestive also for television images), Mondovì, Pianfei and Beinette. The banner of the finish line in Cuneo will be placed in the center. As was also confirmed during the inspection a few weeks ago in the Municipality of Cuneo, the arrival of the stage from Sanremo will be in a central position, precisely to offer all fans the opportunity to enjoy every moment of the event, both from the from a sporting point of view, as well as choreographic.