Port de Benifallim (Xixona)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Xixona 1,009m 551m 15.2 km 3.6% 244 ***






Port de Benifallim - Xixona - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

Port de Benifallim is a popular climb with cyclists from Alcoy, as well as with professionals doing their winter training camps along the Costa Blanca. The climb from Xixona is long and very gentle, with no seriously steep sections. It is an excellent choice to include as part of a long ride.

The climb passes through nice scenery, notably many almond groves which are characteristic of the region. The nearby town of Xixona is famous for producing turrón - an almond sweet which is extremely popular throughout Spain around Christmas time.

Port de Benifallim is usually open throughout the year.


Port de Benifallim from Xixona - Costa Blanca Cycling Climb

The scenery is pleasant, but not spectacular on the climb from this side






Roads & Traffic

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




Alternative Routes

Port de Benifallim can also be climbed from Benilloba.





Nearby Climbs


Alto de Teix

La Carrasqueta

Alto del Tibi

Coves de Canelobre

Port de Tudons

Alto del Tigre

Confrides

El Revolcat






Cycling Holidays

Port de Benifallim 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