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Giro D'Italia - Day 3

Belfast and Northern Ireland are hosting the Giro d'Italia Big Start (Grande Partenza) from 9 to 11 May 2014 with three days of unmissable cycling action.

Stage 3 of the Giro d'Italia starts in Armagh and finishes in Dublin. Ireland’s ecclesiastical capital, Armagh, features two cathedrals dedicated to Saint Patrick, the ancient mythological site of Navan Fort, Armagh Planetarium and Armagh County Museum.

Caravan & Peloton and Road Closures

The Giro Caravan goes hand-in-hand with the race it precedes: with the multi-coloured procession creating a wave of excitement in towns and villages and handing out promotional items along the race route. The Caravan rolls up at specific locations in advance of the race - see times and locations below.