Coll de Rates (Parcent)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Parcent 626m 354m 6.8 km 5.2% 240 ****






Coll de Rates - Parcent - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

Coll de Rates is one of the most popular cycling climbs in all of Spain. Throughout the year you will find amateurs and professionals alike both testing themselves on the ascent. From Parcent it is quite a short and gentle ascent, but there are many great possibilities to include it in a longer ride.

There are beautiful views throughout much of the climb, particularly looking west towards the Costa Blanca and the attractive mountains of the Bernia range.

Coll de Rates is open and highly enjoyable to climb throughout the year.


Coll de Rates from Parcent - Costa Blanca Cycling Climb

There are great coastal views on the top of the climb





Roads & Traffic

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


Coll de Rates Top of Climb

From the top you can follow this scenic road towards Tàrbena






Alternative Routes

Coll de Rates can also be climbed from the west on a rolling section from the village of Tàrbena.





Nearby Climbs


Tàrbena

Sa Creueta

Pla de Petracos

Bernia

Port d'Ebo

Vall de Gallinera

Miserat

Confrides






Cycling Holidays

Coll de Rates is climbed on our Mountains of the Costa Blanca cycling holiday.

In the links below you can find out more about this and some similar tours that we run in the mountains of Spain.




Beniarres Reservoir & Benicaldell
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging to Hard
Price: from €620 EUR
Mount Teide
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,190 EUR
Tramuntana Mountains - Mallorca
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,270 EUR