Complete Guide to Cycling Climbs in Spain





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This is a cyclists' guide to the mountains of Spain and the French Pyrenees. On each climb page you can find an accurate and detailed altitude profile, information about the traffic and state of the roads and also a description and evaluation of its scenery.

For more information on how the climb profiles are compiled, please see our guides to difficulty ratings, overall ratings and a guide to the altitude profiles.

You may also be interested our guide to The 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs in Spain.




Some of the Most Popular Climbs

Climb Town Altitude (m) Length (km) Gradient (%) Difficulty Rating
Lagos de Covadonga Covadonga 1135 14 6.9 1100 ******
Angliru La Vega (Riosa) 1570 12.6 10.1 2245 *****
Sa Calobra Sa Calobra 725 10.3 6.5 563 *****
El Teide Puerto de la Cruz 2325 46.7 5 1356 *****
Puerto de Ancares Pan do Zarco 1670 12 9.2 1742 *****
El Garbí Segart 599 9.2 5.5 740 ****
Calar Alto Gergal 2155 22.5 6.3 1245 ****
Pico Veleta Haza Llanas 3392 40.7 6.4 2341 *****
Col du Tourmalet Luz Saint Sauveur 2115 18.8 7.5 1205 *****
Col d'Aubisque Argeles Gazost 1709 30.1 4.1 589 *****
Arrate Eibar 606 7.2 6.2 442 ****