The Giro d'Italia will be starting in Amsterdam for the 2010 edition. A series of "GiroMania" events are being planned for the three days the Giro will be raced in the Netherlands and are expected to attract 500,000 visitors.
This is the race program planned for the start: The first stage will be an individual time trial on Saturday, May 8, 2010 starting and finishing at the Museum Square (see map). The second stage on Sunday, May 9, 2010, will begin at the Museum Square and finish in Utrecht. The third stage, on Monday, May 10, 2010, will begin in Middelburg and finish in Amsterdam in the Zuidas district.