Puerto de Almedíjar (Tales)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Tales 793m 553m 15.4 km 3.6% 268 ***






Puerto de Almedíjar - Almedíjar - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

Puerto de Almedíjar is a mountain pass in the Sierra Espadan Natural Park. It is an enjoyable climb which is not too far from the cities of Valencia and Castellón. The Arabic name of Almedíjar gives you an insight into the history of the region; many of the towns and villages here were founded when this part of Spain was under Muslim control.

The climb from Tales is a largely gentle ascent in the pine forests which are typical of this mountain range. The final few kilometres are climbed on a dizzying series of hairpin bends, which is great fun to ride - at least if you have recently greased your headset!

Puerto de Almedíjar is open throughout the year, and the mild Mediterranean climate makes it an enjoyable climb even in winter.


Puerto de Almedíjar from Almedíjar - Valencia Cycling Climb

There are several enjoyable climbs in the Sierra Espadan mountains






Roads & Traffic

The road is in fairly good condition. It deteriorates slightly in the last few kilometres, but is still absolutely fine to ride on a road bike.

There is little traffic on the climb.




Alternative Routes

Puerto de Almedíjar can be climbed from the village of Almedíjar. It is also possible to ascend from the village of Artana; the climb from here is largely a combination of parts of Port d'Eslida and the ascent from Tales.





Nearby Climbs


Chirivilla

Montmayor

El Garbí

Eslida






Cycling Holidays

Puerto de Almedíjar can be climbed as an optional route extension on our Valencia & Aragon cycling holiday.

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




Historic Center - Segorbe
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: from €1,220 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Beniarres Reservoir & Benicaldell
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging to Hard
Price: from €620 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