Urkarregi (Elgoibar)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Elgoibar 346m* 300m 6.0 km 5.6% 134 ***






Urkarregi - Elgoibar - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

Urkarregi (also known as Puerto de San Miguel) is a pleasant cycling climb in the Basque Country, situated between the towns of Elgoibar and Etxebarria. It is a climb regularly used in the Tour of the Basque Country cycling race, usually as an intermediate ascent in the race, connecting more challenging ascents.

The climb is nearly all through forest and the scenery is pleasant rather than spectacular. However, the good road surface and winding hairpin bends make it good fun to ride. Urkarregi is open throughout the year.

*The height given on the signs at the top of the climb is 360m, but we measured it to be slightly lower - at 346m.


Urkarregi from Elgoibar - Basque Cycling Climb

The climb is mostly through pleasant forests






Roads & Traffic

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




Alternative Routes

Urkarregi can also be climbed from the west, starting in Etxebarria.





Nearby Climbs


Santa Eufemia

Ixua

Arrate

Gontzegaraigane

Karabieta

Asentzio

Elosua

Azurki

Puerto de Urkiola

Monte Oiz






Cycling Holidays

Our Basque Country Coast cycling holiday can easily be adapted to be made more challenging and to include Urkarregi, 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 - Elgoibar
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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