Coll del Cid (Agost)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Agost 695m 371m 11.0 km 3.4% 224 ***






Coll del Cid - Agost - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

The Coll del Cid from Agost is a quiet and irregular climb in the Sierra del Cid mountains, not far from the city of Alicante. It is not particularly challenging for the most part, but there are a couple of sections that average over 12% gradient for a few hundred metres.

The scenery here is pleasant and has a remote feel. It is best included as part of a longer route (for example if you wish to cycle Xorret de Catí as a circular ride), rather than doing it as a ride by itself.

The main negative aspect of the climb is that the road surface is quite deteriorated in places. It is always passable on a road bike, but it makes for a bumpy ride in the final few kilometres. If you have a mountain bike this is a fantastic area for riding, with a great Via Verde running from Agost, and with many trails to explore in the Maigmó mountains.

The climb to Coll del Cid is open throughout the whole year.


Coll del Cid from Agost - Costa Blanca Cycling Climb

The Maigmó mountains make a picturesque backdrop






Roads & Traffic

The road surface is of variable quality. The first few kilometres after Agost are in excellent condition, but it gets worse the higher you climb, and is very rough and bumpy towards the top.

There is very little traffic on the climb.




Alternative Routes

The other side of the climb begins in the town of Petrer.





Nearby Climbs


Palomarets

Guixop

Xorret de Catí

Alto de Tibi

La Carrasqueta

Port de Benifallim

Coves de Canelobre






Cycling Holidays

Coll del Cid can be climbed as a route option 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 €1,090 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