By April Pedersen Santinon
More information on stage three of the 2009 Centennial Edition of the Giro d'Italia became available Wednesday. Officials in the town of Valdobbiadene in Treviso, Italy, confirmed that their town will host the finish of stage three on May 11.
According to according to www.gazzettino.it, Giro d'Italia director Angelo Zomegnan informed officials that the 180km stage three will start in Grado, which is on the Adriatic Sea between Venice and Trieste, in the neighboring Friuli-Venezia Giulia region. Valdobbiadene, at the foot of Monte Cesen and surrounded by vineyard-covered hills, is one of the capitals of Prosecco wine.
The following day, May 12, the race will depart from Padova (Padua), also in the Veneto region, and finish in the Dolomite mountain town of San Martino di Castrozza, in the Trentino region.