Monte Farinha

Guide to the top of Monte Farinha

Monte Farinha is a mountain peak at an elevation of 940m (3,083ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Vila Real, Portugal.

Set high in the northern part of the country, the road to the summit, also known as Monte Farinho and Alto de Senhora da Graça, is totally paved. It’s called Rua da Senhora da Graça. The summit hosts a sanctuary called Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Graça.

The road to the summit is very steep, hitting a 13% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. Starting at the paved N312 road, the ascent is 8.5 km (5.28 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 614 meters. The average gradient is 7.22%. The climb has been featured in the Volta a Portugal em Bicicleta.
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