Cycling from the most northern to the most southern point on the European mainland crossing different countries, cultures and sceneries. Start your journey at 24 hours daylight up in the north, end your journey at the Mediterranean Sea, with its warm sunny weather with view to the next continent, Africa.

The rules for the NortCape-Tarifa bike race are simple and largely self-policed. The rules attempt to embody the spirit of self-support and fairness for all riders.

That’s the North Cape – Tarifa bike race, a single-stage, unsupported, for 7100km of cycling race across Europe.

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Latest news:
Dario opens his bike shop for NorthCape Tarifa racers 24 hours
Dario Valsesia, a well-known finisher of the Transam Bike Race, Transcontinental Race, Transatlantic Way, 7x Iditarod Trail Invitational… opens his bike shop in Borgomanero  Italy for all the NorthCape-Tarifa racers 24 hours. This is situated at about the half way point between NorthCape and Tarifa.

June 20th 2018 / 00:01
finish Helsinki, Finlandabout 1675km
about 15'000m climbing
finish Nice, Franceabout 4955km
46'700m climbing
finish Tarifa, Spainabout 7100km
77'700m climbing
categoriessingle rider
pair riders
time limitnone
lowest route point0m, sea level
highest route point3398m, Pico del Veleta
Col d'Iseran, 2764mhighest mountain pass in the Alps
Port d'Envalira, 2409mhighest all year open mountain pass in Europe and highest pass in the Pyronees
Pico del Veleta, 3398mhighest ridable road in Europe
countriesNorway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Csechia, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Andorra, Spain



“Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, very wild part of Europe! Epic plan! Definitely going for northcape-tarifa!!!”
Irena Sosinska, 4th woman Transam Bike Race 2016

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