Squint and you can almost see Rome: the end of the Giro d’Italia is drawing close, but several challenging stages await between now and the final day.

Take a look behind the scenes with our exclusive photo gallery from week three of the season’s first Grand Tour.

Stage 21: Rome

Stage 20: Alpago – Bassano del Grappa

Stage 19: Mortegliano – Sappada

Stage 18: Fiera di Primiero – Padova

Stage 17: Selva di Val Gardena – Passo Brocon

Stage 16: Livigno –> Lasa – Monte Pana

Rest day two: Livigno