Peñas Blancas (Jubrique)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Jubrique 1,003m 768m 23.0 km 3.3% 340 ****








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Climb Description

Peñas Blancas from is one of the iconic cycling climbs in this part of Andalucia. From Jubrique, it is long and quite gentle, but with a beautiful road surface and sinuousy curves which make it thoroughly enjoyable.

The climb has featured in the Vuelta a España and is sure to be used again many times in the future, with the mountains of Málaga continuing to grow in popularity.

From the Peñas Blancas pass, it is also possible to climb another 5.5km to the TV tower at Los Reales (7.7% average gradient). This short extension offers even more spectacular panoramic views.

Peñas Blancas is open throughout the year.


Peñas Blancas   Cycling Climb in Andalucia

Peñas Blancas as seen from the other side in Estepona






Roads & Traffic

The road surface is in very good condition and there is little traffic throughout the climb.




Alternative Routes

Peñas Blancas can also be climbed from Estepona.




Nearby Climbs


Puerto del Espino

Pedro Ruiz

Puerto del Madroño

Gaucín

Puerto del Viento

Puerto de las Palomas





Cycling Holidays

We can arrange customized cycling holidays to the mountains of Malaga and the Sierra Grazalema; including the climb to Peñas Blancas. If you would be interested in this, please contact us to discuss the options and to put together an itinerary.

You may also be interested in the links below to some of the other tours that we currently run in Spain.






Andalucia Sunflower Fields
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,470 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Lagos de Covadonga
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging-Hard
Price: from €1,130 EUR
Tramuntana Mountains - Mallorca
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,110 EUR