|Climb||Town||Altitude (m)||Length (km)||Gradient (%)||Difficulty||Rating|
|Mirador del Fito||Arriondas||590||9.3||5.7||372||****|
|Lagos de Covadonga||Covadonga||1135||14||6.9||1100||******|
|Jito de Escarandi||Poncebos||1308||14.5||7.5||1245||*****|
|La Cobertoria||Pola de Lena||1172||9.7||8.9||978||****|
|El Cordal||La Vega (Riosa)||798||7.9||6.2||365||****|
|Angliru||La Vega (Riosa)||1570||12.6||10.1||2245||*****|
|Puerto de Pajares||Campomanes||1481||23.3||4.7||820||***|
|Puerto de San Lorenzo||San Martin de Teverga||1349||11.2||8.00||945||****|
|Alto del Torno||Labra||526||14.5||3.1||324||*****|
|Alto del Torno||Nueva||526||8.4||5.7||454||****|
|Collada Llomena||San Juan de Beleño||1003||9||7||644||****|
|Collada Llomena||Puente Vidosa (N-625)||1003||7.5||9.4||874||****|
|El Cordal||Pola de Lena||798||5.5||9||600||****|
|Ermita de Alba||La Fabrica||1173||6.6||11.2||1345||*****|
|Gamoniteiro||Pola de Lena||1772||16.4||8.9||1945||*****|
|La Cobertoria||Santa Marina||1179||8.1||8.5||686||***|
|La Colladona||Pola de Laviana||847||11.8||4.5||318||****|
|Leitariegos||Cangas del Narcea||1524||32.4||3.4||644||***|
|Mirador del Fito||Loroñe||590||7.3||7.7||534||****|
|Puerto Arnicio||La Marea||916||9.4||6.2||433||***|
|Puerto de Somiedo||Pola de Somiedo||1486||12||6.6||705||*****|
|Puerto de Tarna||La Foz de Caso||1479||15.7||5.2||512||****|
|Puerto de Ventana||San Martín de Teverga||1587||20||5.6||974||****|
|Puerto Marabio||San Pedro||1050||19.4||4.7||974||****|
|Puerto San Isidro||Cabañaquinta||1520||27.6||4||755||****|
|Puerto de San Lorenzo||La Riera||1349||10.1||8.5||955||****|
MountainsThe Asturias region is not as well known as The Alps, The Pyrenees or The Dolomites for cyclists, but they should be. The mountains here are stunningly beautiful, offer varying challenges and are extremely quiet in terms of both tourists and traffic.
The Picos de Europa National Park is the most famous range in the region, but the Somiedo Mountains also offer incredible scenery that takes nearly all visitors to the region by surprise with its beauty.
Situated so close to the coast, the mountains are not as high as Europe's other great ranges; however, the climbs are every bit as long and challenging as anywhere else on the continent.
SceneryWords can't do justice to the beauty of Asturias. The Picos de Europa are breathtaking in their shape and contours; similar to The Dolomites in Italy, but with more vibrant colors and without any crowds.
Western Asturias is similarly quiet and beautiful, with both rolling hilltops and rugged, rocky mountains.
RoadsThe road surfaces are of a consistently high quality in Asturias and are a pleasure to ride on a road bike.
There is very little traffic on nearly all of the climbs throughout the year.
Getting ThereAsturias has one major aiport near the city of Oviedo (Asturias Airport). Otherwise train connections are available to Gijon or Oviedo from Bilbao and Madrid.
To get into the heart of the mountains with a bike, a car is needed.
WeatherThese are high mountains and the weather is predictably unpredictable! Summers are usually hot with a lower chance of rain than the rest of the year. Rain is not especially uncommon, but usually comes in the form of short showers, rather than lingering around for an entire day, and you can expect most days to be sunny and dry.
Many of the climbs are open throughout the year, with the roads going over 1,400m most vulnerable to closure in winter.
ToursWe run three tours to the region. Our Picos de Europa Holiday is the least challenging of the three, with the option of doing valley routes or high mountains each day.
The other two tours; taking on the climbs of the Vuelta and a self-guided tour to the Somiedo region are both more challenging, with challenging climbs included every day.