Marao East Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

Marao East


All the cycling data and info you'll need to climb Marao East

Page Contributor(s): Heiko Linnert, Germany

Explore this Climb

PJAMM Cycling LogoDark Sky logo



If you love climbing by bike and would like more detailed information on the world’s top bike climbs, join our PJAMM Cycling group and receive our Special Edition Climb Report.
  • Receive a monthly report.
  • Get detailed and entertaining information on the greatest bike climbs and climbing areas throughout the world.
  • Discover beautiful landscapes with drone video and professional photos of remote and exotic places.
  • Gain insider knowledge on where to stay and how to conquer some of the most difficult climbs.

Climb Summary

Cycling Marão

Ride 4.2 kilometers gaining 550 meters to 1,474 meters at 13.1% average grade!

This challenging bike climb in the Vila Real District of north central Portugal ends atCapela da Senhora da Serra - Baião and radio towers located nearby.  This is a very steep climb - the steepest ½ kilometer is 19%.  

Bottom left photo:  Google Maps.

All other phostos:  PJAMM contributor Heiko Linnert, Germany.

Note:  The first 14.2 km of this climb are paved and the final 4 are mostly rough gravel, dirt and rock and a mountain or gravel bike is recommended for it.  

Recommend gravel or mountain bike.

Heiko Linnert writes:  

The junction at 14.2 km is not quite clear, we missed it and had to turn back.”

Be alert for the turn off onto the gravel at km 14.2