GRANFONDO - DESCRIPTION
The course will take the athletes to some of the most beautiful and spectacular scenery of the highest mountain of Portugal mainland, with the high mountain landscapes allways present on the most part of this challenge.
This year with a novelty in the Granfondo course that will challenge the participants from the longest distance with the longest and most demanding climb in Portugal. Vide - Torre, 30km of climb in which the cyclists will overcome a total difference of more than 1,600 m, passing in the mýtical "Adamastor" and finishing in the iconic Torre (Tower).
The first part of the course is based on the southern face of the Serra da Estrela mountain, for after the difficult ascent to Lagoa Comprida (Adamastor), move to North and from Manteigas climb the spectacular Glacier Valley of the Zêzere river, ending at the 1,997 m higher summit on Alto da Torre.