Puerto de las Abejas (Alozaina)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Alozaina 822m 629m 14.3 km 4.2% 267 ****








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Climb Description

Puerto de las Abejas is a climb on the edge of the Sierra de las Nieves mountain range in the province of Málaga. It is possible to do the climb as part of a longer route from either Ronda or the city of Málaga, and is best included with other ascents rather than as a standalone climb.

The climb through Alozaina is the more scenic side to Puerto de las Abejas. It is a long and gentle climb, but with largely open views, which are particularly enjoyable when looking to the west towards Sierra de las Nieves mountain range. The good road surface and relative lack of traffic all add to the enjoyment of the climb.

Puerto de las Abejas is open throughout the year.


Puerto de las Abejas   Cycling Climb in Andalucia

Las Abejas is a modest ascent that is great to include in a longer ride






Roads & Traffic

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




Alternative Routes

Puerto de las Abejas can also be climbed from El Burgo.




Nearby Climbs


Puerto del Viento

Puerto de las Palomas

Puerto del Madroño

Puerto de la Joya

Torcal de Antequera

Cerro del Moro

Puerto del León





Cycling Holidays

We can arrange customized cycling holidays to the mountains of Malaga and the Sierra Grazalema; including the climb to Puerto de las Abejas. 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