|Location Map ( geo)|
|Distance:||13.5 km (8.4 miles)|
The R261 connects the N56 at Maas to the same road in Ardara by a more westerly route which is about 3 km shorter than that followed by the national road. However, the R261 is much narrower and slower! Follows the coast from Maas to Ardara, and cuts 1 km off the N56 as it does it.