Programme

Five racing days, 716,9 km overall distance, 13.100 mt overall altitude, 10 categorized climbs: the Tour of the Alps features all the elements of a modern race, that after the 2017 success confirms a spectacular formula made of short and intense routes.


Stage 1 – Monday April 16th

Arco – Folgaria, km 134,6

Altitude: 2530m. Difficulty: ***


Stage 2 – Tuesday April 17th

Lavarone – Fiemme/Alpe di Pampeago km 145,5

Altitude: 2900m. Difficulty: ****


Stage 3 – Wednesday April 18th

Ora/Auer – Merano/Meran km 138,3

Altitude: 2600m. Difficulty: **


Stage 4 – Thursday April 19th

Chiusa/Klausen – Lienz km 134,3

Altitude: 2300m. Difficulty: ***


Stage 5 – Friday April 20th

Rattenberg – Innsbruck km 164,2

Altitude: 2770m. Difficulty: ***


Preliminary Operations

Arco - Casinò Municipale, viale delle Magnolie

15/04/2018




h 15:00 – 16:45: Registrations and licence control

h 16:30: Press Conference

h 17:00: Technical meeting

h 17:20: Teams presentation





Stage 1

Arco - Folgaria

16/04/2018




Meeting place: Arco, Piazza III Novembre, h 9:45

Depart: Arco, Via Garberie, h 11:30

Finish: Folgaria, Via Emilio Colpi, h 15:10

Antidoping Control: Palafolgaria, Via Nazioni Unite, 21b

Feed Zone: Romagnano, km 88,2

Intermediate Sprint: Rovereto, km 108,8

KOM: Valico di Andalo (3 cat., km 50,3); Serrada (2 cat., km 128,4)

Permanence: Palafolgaria, Via Nazioni Unite, 21b





Stage 2

Lavarone - Alpe di Pampeago/Fiemme

17/04/2018




Meeting place: Lavarone, Piazza Italia, loc. Chiesa, h 9:30

Depart: Lavarone, Via Trento, h 11:15

Finish: Tesero, loc. Pampeago, h 15:10

Antidoping Control: Tesero loc. Pampeago, Hotel Scoiattolo

Feed Zone: Lago di Lases, km 70,7

Intermediate Sprint: Sover, km 91,0

KOM: Passo Redebus (1 cat., km 51,1); Cavalese (3 cat., km 108,0)

Permanence: Centro Fondo Lago di Tesero, Via Stazione, 4, 38038 Lago di Tesero





Stage 3

Ora/Auer - Merano/Meran

18/04/2018




Meeting place: Ora/Auer, Piazza Principale, h 9:00

Depart: Ora/Auer, Via Nazionale, h 10:45

Finish / Arrivo / Ziel: Merano, Via delle Corse, h 14:10

Antidoping Control: Kurhaus – Promenade, 8

Feed Zone: Termeno-Tramin, km 64,4

Intermediate Sprint: Laives-Leifers, km 44,3

KOM: Passo della Mendola-Mendelpass (1 cat., km 90,6); Passo Palade-Gampenpass (3 cat., km 112,0)

Permanence: Kurhaus – Promenade, 14





Stage 4

Chiusa/Klausen - Lienz

19/04/2018




Meeting place: Chiusa/Klausen, Piazza del Mercato, h 09:45

Depart: Chiusa/Klausen, SS 12, h 11:30

Finish: Lienz, Hauptplatz, h 15:10

Antidoping Control: Liebburg Hauptplatz, 7

Feed Zone: Lago di Valdaora-Olanger See, km 62,6

Intermediate Sprint: Dobbiaco-Toblach, km 76,6

KOM: Terento-Terenten (2 cat., km 32,6 ); Bannberg (2 cat., km 124,0)

Permanence: Stadhalle, Südtirol Platz, Lienz (Austria)





Stage 5

Rattenberg - Innsbruck

20/04/2018




Meeting place: Rattenberg, Tirolerstrasse, h 9:00

Depart: Rattenberg, B171, h 10:45

Finish: Innsbruck, Rennweg, h 15:10

Antidoping Control: Congress Centre, Rennweg 3 (Finish, right side)

Feed Zone: Brixlegg, km 74,8

Intermediate Sprint: Mariastein, km 33,6

KOM: Alpbach (1 cat., km 64,1), Olimpia Climb (2 cat., km 138,1)

Permanence: Congress Centre, Rennweg 3





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