How to watch Giro d'Italia: live stream stages 4, 5 and 6 for free

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Watch Giro d'Italia live stream 2023

You can live stream Giro d'Italia for free on SBS On Demand in Australia. Rai Play in Italy, and S4C in Wales are also offering free live coverage of the entire race. Use a VPN to pick up your usual stream from anywhere, even if you're outside your home country. Full details on how to watch Giro d'Italia from anywhere just below.

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Giro d'Italia dates:Saturday, 6th May - Sunday, 28th May
FREE live stream (English):SBS On Demand (Australia)
Watch anywhereUse ExpressVPN to watch your stream from abroad
More free streams:Rai Play (Italy) | Sporza (Belgium) | Teledeporte (Spain) | France 3 (France)

Giro d'Italia stages 4, 5 & 6 preview

We've had an ITT, a flat stage and an intermediate stage, and a seriously soggy one too now that the Giro d'Italia has started to crank up the pain. Former race leader and Giro favourite Remco Evenpoel will certainly be feeling it after his dog-induced crash but the Belgian has vowed to grit his teeth and get through it.

Andreas Leknessund remains in the maglia rosa at the beginning of today's stage, 28 seconds ahead of Evenpoel.

Stage 6 is an all-Naples affair, starting and ending in southern Italy's most famous city. There's a whistle-stop tour of Vesuvius and Sorrento, with 2,800m of gain thanks largely to the Picco Sant’Angelo.

Andreas Leknessund has become the first Norwegian to wear the pink jersey since Knut Knudsen back in 1981. Paret-Peintre now sits in third. Portugal's Joao Almeida is in fourth, one minute off the lead, with Primoz Roglic at +01:12.

With 21 stages of hard racing over 23 days, it's the most beautiful method of torture on the UCI World Tour. You can take a look at the full Giro d'Italia 2023 live stream details on our main page or use the info below.

Today: Stage 6

Stage 6 of the Giro is another opportunity for the sprinters to strut their stuff with the lion's share of the 2.8km of climbing taken care of long before the 60km of flat ahead of the finish which is right back where the stage begins – in Napoli. The riders begin by skirting round Vesuvius, then hit the hills with two big climbs before coming down into the town of Sorrento and along the coast back to the home of the latest Serie A winners. Expect the finish at around 4.15pm BST.

Giro d'Italia free live streams

Lucky cycling fans in Australia, Italy, Wales and Ireland can watch the entirety of Giro d'Italia for free:

Watch a Giro d'Italia live stream from anywhere

Most live sports coverage is location-sensitive. That means you can't normally access your usual service when travelling away from home. A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a small but powerful app that allows you to select your preferred location and quickly unblock any Giro d'Italia live stream – including those free options – no matter where you are.

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How to use a VPN for any Giro d'Italia live stream

1. Sign up to the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN is the one we recommend for smooth, speedy video streaming.

2. Open the VPN app and choose your location. For Giro d'Italia, you may wish to choose 'Australia' to unblock SBS On Demand.

3. Then head over to SBS On Demand on your browser or device and enjoy that free Giro d'Italia live stream.  

You might also try NordVPN, which also comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee, and Surfshark, which offers 24-hour assistance. Both performed very well in our tests.

Watch Giro d'Italia: live stream stages 4, 5 & 6 in the UK

The 2023 Giro d'Italia is being shown live on Eurosport via Discovery+.

A subscription to Discovery+ (Entertainment & Sport) costs £6.99 per month or £59.99 per year, and includes Grand Slam tennis, Grand Tour cycling, snooker and much more besides.

If you only care about cycling, you can also live stream Giro d'Italia on GCN+, which costs £6.99 per month or £39.99 per year and offers ad-free live coverage of loads of cycling events. 

Don't forget: Aussie cycling fans travelling abroad can use a VPN to stream the free SBS coverage from overseas. Full details just above.

Watch Giro d'Italia: live stream stages 4, 5 & 6 in the USA

The 2023 Giro d'Italia is available to watch in the US via GCN+.

A subscription costs $8.99 per month or $49.99 per year. That includes live and uninterrupted coverage of men's and women's pro-cycling throughout the season.

Watch Giro d'Italia: live stream stages 4, 5 & 6 in Canada

GCN+ is also the place to watch live Giro d'Italia coverage in Canada. 

A subscription costs CA$11.99 per month or CA$59.99 for the year, and also gets you coverage of a multitude of UCI events every month.

Remember, you can use a VPN to access any local live stream when travelling away from home.

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