Giro d’Italia 2023 Free Live Stream: Watch Cycling Online

The 2023 Giro d’Italia live stream will take place from May 6 to May 28 and will start in Ortona and end in Rome. Three individual time trial stages and six stages longer than 200 kilometers will be run. Remco Evenepoel, Geraint Thomas and Primož Roglič are said to be favourites for the 2023 course.

The Giro is one of cycling’s prestigious three-week-long Grand Tours. If you followed the instructions in this article, you can watch Giro d’Italia 2023 cycling from anywhere in the world for free.

Where Can I Watch Giro d’Italia 2023 Live Stream?

Giro d'Italia Free Live Stream
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You can watch Giro d’Italia via SBS (Australia), RaiPlay (Italy) and RTBF (Belgium) as they will be broadcasting the competition for free.

However, if you’re not in a country where the 2023 Giro d’Italia live stream is made available or you don’t have access to a paid TV service, you’ll be blocked from accessing the live stream due to broadcasting rights.

Don’t worry, you can use a free Smart DNS service to bypass these restrictions. All you need to do is just;

  1. Register for a free SmartDNS account
  2. Set up your device to use SmartDNS servers
  3. Watch the 2023 Giro d’Italia live stream for free.

Complicated? NO! Follow the easy steps below.

STEP 1: Register For A Smart DNS Account

To register, go to the Smart DNS Proxy website and click on Try It Now button.

Smart DNS proxy trial

Next, enter your name, email address and password to register with Smart DNS Proxy and click on SIGN UP.

Smart DNS proxy trial registration

You should now be getting an email from Smart DNS Proxy to verify your email address.

Smart DNS proxy trial account verification

In the email you’ve received, please click on VERIFY MY EMAIL.

Smart DNS proxy trial email verified

You will now be redirected to your account’s page and you should be able to see your account status.

smart dns proxy account activated

STEP 2: Smart DNS Proxy Setup

Next, please set up a Smart DNS proxy service on your device.

To do so, click on the (+) icon next to the system you’re using and follow the instructions.

Right-click on your Network/Wireless icon at the bottom right-hand side of your taskbar and click on Network and Internet settings.

Windows 11 Network and Internet settings

In the next screen, under Network & Internet, please click on Advanced network settings.

windows 11 advanced network settings

Now, choose More network adapter options which can be found under Related settings.

windows 11 network adapter options

Next, Right-click on your active network adapter (Local Area Connection or Wireless Network Connection) and select Properties.

windows 11 wifi properties

Un-Check Intenet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).

windows 11 IPV4 settings

In the General tab, click on Use the following DNS server addresses: and enter the DNS server addresses as per below:

  • Prefered DNS Server: 54.229.171.243
  • Alternate DNS Server: 23.21.43.50

change dns on windows 11

Click OK & OK again to save your changes.

Click on the Wifi/Internet icon at the bottom right-hand side of your taskbar and click on Network & Internet Settings.

Windows 10 Network & Internet Settings

In the next screen, please click on Change Adapter Options under Status page.

Windows 10 Change Adapter Options

Right-click on your active network adapter (Local Area Connection or Wireless Network Connection) and select Properties.

Windows 10 Network Adapter Properties

Please Un-Check Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) as the service doesn’t work over IPv6.

Next, double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or alternatively, you can select it and click on Properties.

Windows 10 TCP IP/4 Settings

In the General tab, click on Use the following DNS server addresses: and enter the DNS server addresses as per below:

  • Prefered DNS Server: 54.229.171.243
  • Alternate DNS Server: 23.21.43.50
enter manual dns servers on windows 10

When you’re done, click on OK.

Click on the Apple Logo located at the top left hand corner of your Mac and open System Preferences.

macOS System Preferences

Navigate to Internet & Wireless and click on Network.

macOS Network settings

Select your active Internet Adapter (Wi-Fi if Wireless or Ethernet if Wired connection) and click on the Advanced button.

macOS advanced WIFI settings

Select the DNS tab and click on the plus (+) button and enter the DNS server addresses as per below:

  • 54.229.171.243
  • 23.21.43.50

Note: You will need to click on the plus (+) button again to enter the second DNS server.

enter manual dns servers on macos

Click OK followed by the Apply button.

smart dns entered

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Choose Settings from Home screen.

iOS settings

Tap on Wi-Fi.

Find your Wireless connection (which has a tick or check mark) and click on the blue ‘i‘ icon.

iOS wifi menu

You should now be in your Wi-Fi details page. At the Configure DNS section, tap on Automatic.

iOS configure dns

At the DNS configuration screen, tap on Manual and tap on the red (-) minus icon to remove your existing DNS address.

iOS add remove dns server

Now, tap on the (+) Add Server and enter the DNS server addresses as per below:

  • 54.229.171.243
  • 23.21.43.50
ios add manual dns servers

Note: You will need to click on the plus (+) button again to enter the second DNS server.

Once you’ve added two DNS servers as per the image above, tap on Save at the top right corner to save the settings.

For Android, you can use an app to configure your device easily. To do so, follow the steps below:

Download DNS Changer App from Play Store or directly if you don’t have access to Play Store.

Once you’ve downloaded it, click on Install.

download dns changer app

Next, Open the app and enter the following DNS servers as per below in the app and select START

  • Primary Server: 54.229.171.243
  • Secondary Server: 23.21.43.50
enter manual dns servers on dns changer app

At the DnsChanger information, select OK.

dns changer app information

When you see the Connection request message, select OK

dns changer connection request confirmation

If you see the Active status, you have configured your device. Next, just go to your home screen.

dns changer connection on active status

Note: If you no longer want to use the Smart DNS service, just tap on STOP.

Choose Settings from Home screen.

iOS settings

Tap on Wi-Fi.

Find your Wireless connection (which has a tick or check mark) and click on the blue ‘i‘ icon.

iOS wifi menu

You should now be in your Wi-Fi details page. At the Configure DNS section, tap on Automatic.

iOS configure dns

At the DNS configuration screen, tap on Manual and tap on the red (-) minus icon to remove your existing DNS address.

iOS add remove dns server

Now, tap on the (+) Add Server and enter the DNS server addresses as per below:

  • 54.229.171.243
  • 23.21.43.50
ios add manual dns servers

Note: You will need to click on the plus (+) button again to enter the second DNS server.

Once you’ve added two DNS servers as per the image above, tap on Save at the top right corner to save the settings.

Click the status area at the bottom of your screen, where your account picture is located.

Select Connected to … and take note of the network name.

currently network connected in Chromebook

Next, click on Settings…

Chromebook network settings

On the Settings page, click on the network drop down menu and select your active Wi-Fi.

edit network connection on Chromebook

Now, click on the Network tab and select Custom name servers. Next, enter the DNS servers as per below in the two boxes.

  • 54.229.171.243
  • 23.21.43.50
add smart dns servers on Chromebook

Click Close to save your changes.

Go to your Terminal and type in sudo bash. This will give you super user privilege.

Once you have the superuser (administrator) access, type in the command below to back up your network configuration file.

cp /etc/resolv.conf /etc/resolv.orig

backup network configuration file in Linux

Next, type in the command below to remove the resolv.conf file.

rm /etc/resolv.conf

remove resolve.conf file in Linux

Now, type in the command below one at a time.

  • echo “nameserver 54.229.171.243” > /etc/resolv.conf
  • echo “nameserver 23.21.43.50” >> /etc/resolv.conf
add smart dns servers in Linux

Finally, type in the command below to check if you’ve configured the DNS correctly.

cat /etc/resolv.conf
 
If the set-up was successful, it will display the DNS addresses that you’ve specified earlier

check dns servers on Linux

Choose Settings from your Apple TV’s Main Screen.

Apple TV settings

Select on Network.

Apple TV network settings

Select your network connection, Ethernet if you are connected via cable or Wi-Fi if you are using a wireless network.

Apple TV wifi settings

Next, select Configure DNS.

Apple TV dns configuration

By default, this should be set to Automatic. Change this to Manual.

Apple TV manual dns configuration

Enter 054.229.171.243 as your DNS address and choose Done

add smart dns servers into Apple TV

From your Amazon Fire TV homescreen, navigate to Settings.

Firestick TV network settings

Head over to Device > About and select Network.

Take note of the IP Address and Gateway details as you will need this when setting up the connection.

Firestick TV network information

Go back to the Settings page and select Network.

Firestick TV network

Select Configure Network if you are on a Wired connection or select your Wi-Fi network if you are connected wirelessly.

Note: The instructions below were based on a connection to a Wireless network, if you are on a Wired connection, please skip the wireless instructions.

Firestick TV current wifi

If your Wifi network does not show up on this screen, please select See All Networks.

Firestick TV see all networks

Next, forget the Settings of the Wireless network by pressing the Option button (3 lines) that can be found on your remote.

Firestick TV forget wifi settings

Select your Wi-Fi network again and once you’ve entered your password, click on Advanced.

Firestick TV advanced wifi settings

The device network details that we need are the IP Address and Gateway that you note down earlier from the network About page.

IP address: Enter the IP address you noted down earlier.

Firestick TV enter IP address manually

Gateway: Enter the Gateway address you noted down earlier.

Firestick TV enter gateway ip manually

Network Prefix length: Enter 24

Firestick TV enter default network prefix

Enter the following DNS addresses accordingly. (one at a time)

DNS 1: 54.229.171.243

Firestick TV enter dns server 1 manually

DNS 2: 23.21.43.50

Firestick TV enter dns server 2 manually

Finally, select Connect to save the changes.

STEP 3: Check Smart DNS Configuration Status

Now that you’ve configured your device to use the Smart DNS, go to your Account and you should see green checkmarks next to DNS Setup and IP activation.

Smart dns proxy configuration page

Note: If you didn’t get the green checkmarks, simply refresh the page.

Watch Giro d’Italia Live Stream For Free

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That’s it! You can now watch the 2023 Giro d’Italia via the links below:

Go to the SBS website and click Play any of the videos. When it asks you to sign in, click on Create an account link.

Now, enter your personal details and click Create Account.

To verify your account, click on the confirmation link sent to your email.

Finally, go back to the SBS page to enjoy the streaming.

  • RTBF TV (Expand the Instructions below)

Go to the RTBF TV website and click on the live-streaming video you want to access.

rtbf website

Now, click on the yellow button called “Connectez-Vous”

log into rtbf website

Now, log in via Facebook or via Google and start streaming.

Alternatively, you can also register for a free account. To do so, click on the link called “M’inscrire”

login into rtbf website

Now, just enter your details. For the postcode, please enter 1000 and click on “Je m’inscris”

create rtbf free account

When you see the notice below, you will need to verify your email address.

confirm rtbf account

In the email you receive, click on “Valider Mon Compte” to verify your email address.

rtbf email verification

You may get a screen to confirm your details. Just click on “Valider”.

rtbf validate account information

Finally, go back to the RTBF website, click on the live stream you wish to watch and log in using the account details you just created.

Note: For Android / iPad / iPhone: If the TV site is redirecting to download their app, you can set your Chrome browser to request for a Desktop site and access it again.

Giro d’Italia 2023 Official Route

Giro d'Italia 2023 Official Route
Image by: giroditalia.it

Giro d’Italia 2023 Official Stages

StageDateCourseDistanceType
106-MayFossacesia to Ortona18.4 km (11.4 mi)Individual time trial
207-MayTeramo to San Salvo204 km (127 mi)Flat stage
308-MayVasto to Melfi210 km (130 mi)Intermediate stage
409-MayVenosa to Lago Laceno166 km (103 mi)Intermediate stage
510-MayAtripalda to Salerno172 km (107 mi)Hilly stage
611-MayNaples to Naples156 km (97 mi)Hilly stage
712-MayCapua to Gran Sasso218 km (135 mi)Mountain stage
813-MayTerni to Fossombrone207 km (129 mi)Intermediate stage
914-MaySavignano sul Rubicone to Cesena30.7 km (19.1 mi)Individual time trial
NA15-MayRest dayRest dayRest day
1016-MayScandiano to Viareggio190 km (120 mi)Hilly stage
1117-MayCamaiore to Tortona218 km (135 mi)Hilly stage
1218-MayBra to Rivoli179 km (111 mi)Intermediate stage
1319-MayBorgofranco d’Ivrea to Crans-Montana208 km (129 mi)Mountain stage
1420-MaySierre to Cassano Magnago194 km (121 mi)Hilly stage
1521-MaySeregno to Bergamo191 km (119 mi)Mountain stage
NA22-MayRest dayRest dayRest day
1623-MaySabbio Chiese to Monte Bondone198 km (123 mi)Mountain stage
1724-MayPergine Valsugana to Caorle192 km (119 mi)Flat stage
1825-MayOderzo to Zoldo Alto160 km (99 mi)Mountain stage
1926-MayLongarone to Tre Cime di Lavaredo182 km (113 mi)Mountain stage
2027-MayTarvisio to Monte Lussari18.6 km (11.6 mi)Individual time trial
2128-MayRome to Rome115 km (71 mi)Flat stage
Total3,448 km (2,142 mi)

Teams

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Astana Qazaqstan TeamMovistar Team
Arkéa–SamsicSoudal–Quick-Step
Bora–HansgroheTeam Bahrain Victorious
CofidisTeam DSM
EF Education–EasyPostTeam Jayco–AlUla
Groupama–FDJTeam Jumbo–Visma
UAE Team EmiratesTrek–Segafredo

UCI ProTeams

Eolo–Kometa
Green Project–Bardiani–CSF–Faizanè
Israel–Premier Tech
Team Corratec

How To Watch Giro d’Italia On Apple TV?

You can use the SBS On Demand app to watch Giro d’Italia but this app can be only downloaded if your iTunes account is linked to the Australian store.

To resolve this, you will need to create a new iTunes account and set Australia as the region during registration. You can use a name/address generator to fill up the details.

Next, login into your Apple TV using the new Australian iTunes account you created and you should be able to download the SBS On Demand app from the app store.

Note: Please ensure you’ve followed Step 1-3 in this article.

Finally, launch the app, choose the Sports category and click on Giro d’Italia.

How To Watch Giro d’Italia On Fire TV Stick / Android TV?

To watch Giro d’Italia live stream 2023, you will need to install the SBS On Demand app on your device manually.

To do this, follow the instructions at the link(s) below:

Note: Please also ensure you’ve followed Steps 1-3 in this article.

Finally, launch the app, choose the Sports category and click on Giro d’Italia.

Smart DNS Proxy & fuboTV FAQ

If the service has stopped working or you need more information, please read the frequently asked questions page.

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