Giro d'Italia 2023: What's the route and where can you watch?

The 106th Giro d’Italia kicks off on May 6th with the Grande Partenza taking place at Fossacesia Marina, Abruzzo, and running to its finish in Rome on May 28.

The ‘Giro’ tends to be packed full of surprises and the 2022 edition did not disappoint. Defending champion Egan Bernal was unable to participate after devastating injuries suffered on a training ride during the off season, opening up the field for a new champion to be crowned.

So, where can you watch all of the action in 2023? What twists and turns can we expect from this year’s Giro? We’ve got everything you need to know, right here.


Is the Giro d’Italia on TV?

This year’s Giro d’Italia will be shown on TV on three different channels and available to stream online.

How to watch Giro d’Italia 2023 in the UK

You can watch the Giro d’Italia in the UK live on Eurosport, GCN+ and on Welsh broadcaster, S4C. If you’re a BT customer, then Eurosport is available in either the Sport or VIP packages. You can also watch via the Discovery+ Entertainment and Sport package for £6.99 a month, or £59.99 annually.


Dedicated cycling channel GCN+ has rights to the Giro, Milan San Remo and Paris Roubaix among other Classics and Tours. You can subscribe to GCN for £6.99 a month or £39.99 a year.

Giro d'Italia preview

The 2023 Giro d'Italia will be shown on Eurosport and Global Cycling Network

What channel is the Giro d’Italia on?

The Giro d’Italia will be shown on Eurosport, S4C and Global Cycling Network (GCN+) in the UK.

Where can I watch the highlights of the Giro d’Italia?

Eurosport and GCN will be showing highlights and on demand footage from this year’s Giro d’Italia. You can sign up to Eurosport and watch all of the highlights from the Giro here.

When does the Giro d’Italia start?

The 2023 Giro d’Italia starts on Saturday 6th May at Fossacesia Marina and will open with an 18.4km time trial, on a relatively flat stage, before looping around Italy in 21 stages. Over three weeks, the peloton will take on 7 mountain stages with 51,300 metres of climbing in total. The Giro d’Italia will end May 28th, after 3,448.6km of elite racing.


Who won the Giro d'Italia 2022?

The 2022 Giro d’Italia was won by Jai Hundley (Bora-Hansgrohe), winning his first Grand Tour and becoming the first Australian to win the Giro.