Kurtzeta (Arrasate)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Arrasate 702m 442m 7.8 km 5.4% 215 ***






Kurtzeta - Arrasate - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

Kurtzeta is a cycling climb in the Alava part of the Basque Country in Northern Spain. It is an inconsistent climb with some steep gradients in the second half. Kurtzeta is a commonly used climb on the Tour of the Basque Country cycling race.

Much of the climb is forested, but the scenery does occasionally open up, with a few spectacular views into the nearby Urkiola Natural Park. Kurtzeta is open throughout the year.




Roads & Traffic

The road is in very good condition throughout. There is some traffic on the lower slopes of the climb, but it thins out considerably after passing through Ibarra (Aramaio).




Alternative Routes

Kurtzeta can also be climbed from Leguito and Otxandio; however, from both of these sides, it is more rolling and very gently uphill, rather than sustained climbing.





Nearby Climbs


Untzella

Puerto de Urkiola

Asentzio

Kanpazar

Karabieta

Arrate

Monte Oiz






Cycling Holidays

Our Basque Country Coast cycling holiday can easily be adapted to be made more challenging and to include Kurtzeta, as well as other nearby climbs.

In the links below you can find out more about this and other similar tours that we run in the region.





Monte Igeldo - San Sebastian
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: from €1,290 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Basque Coast Beach
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: €1,540 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Rioja Vineyards
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: €1,390 EUR
*Bike Hire Included