Senhora da Graca Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

Senhora da Graca

Portugal

All the cycling data and info you'll need to climb Senhora da Graca

Page Contributor(s): Heiko Linnert, Germany

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Climb Summary


Cycling Senhora da Graca

Ride 11.4 kilometers gaining 757 meters to elevation 962 meters at 6.6% average grade.

Photos from PJAMM contributor Heiko Linnert, Germany

The climb ends atop Mt. Farinha (The White Mountain) at the Santuário Da Nossa Senhora Da Graça (Shrine of Our Lady of Grace).  The shrine, made of granite from the region, was first built in the 1500’s and has been rebuilt 3 times since.

Santuário Da Nossa Senhora Da Graça

Photos:   http://www.senhoradagraca.pt/ 

This is one of, if not the most, featured climb in the Volta a Portugal.  From 1978 through 2019, the Senhora da Graca climb has been included as a mountain finish in the Volta 40 times - every year except 1982.  

Felipe Cardoso wins Stage 4 of Volta August 2, 2015

Photo:  LusoGolo