The Giro Rosa, the world's hardest women's stage race, will welcome 24 teams to the 10-day race at the start of July.
Giro Rosa announces 2016 route, which includes the fearsome Mortirolo climb.
Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) clinched the overall title in the 2015 Giro Rosa on Sunday after finishing second to two-time winner Mara
Anna van der Breggen powered to a time trial victory in the Giro Rosa's eighth stage, claiming the maglia rosa along the way
Lucinda Brand wins her second stage of the Giro Rosa, and American Megan Guarnier sprints to second yet again to defend maglia rosa.
Mayuko Hagiwara became the first Japanese rider to win a stage of the Giro Rosa, and Megan Guarnier extends her overall lead.
World champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot won stage 5 of the Giro Rosa, as American Megan Guarnier kept her GC lead on an uphill finish.
Annalisa Cucinotta claims stage 4 of the Giro Rosa, as Megan Guarnier stays in the maglia rosa leader's jersey on a day for the sprinters.
Lucinda Brand extends lead in points classification with breakaway win as American Megan Guarnier keeps the pink jersey
U.S. national champion Megan Guarnier wins the second stage of the Giro Rosa, sprinting out of a small group to claim the GC lead