El Portitxol (Aielo)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Aielo 775m 472m 11.5 km 4.1% 260 ****






El Portitxol - Aielo - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

El Portitxol is one of the most enjoyable cycling climbs in the Valencia province. The ascent from Aielo is of medium length and is mostly very gentle, with no hidden surprises.

It is a very picturesque climb with open views through pine trees and fruit orchards. It is simply a really route to ride on a bike.

El Portitxol is open throughout the whole year.




Roads & Traffic

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




Alternative Routes

There are three other ways to reach El Portitxol, all of them enjoyable climbs. The most popular side is from the town of Ontinyent; the most scenic side is from Moixent, and the hardest is from Vallada. So pick your poison; or do all four!





Nearby Climbs


El Portell

Alto de Beneixama

Port de Beniarrés

Preventori

Puerto de Onil






Cycling Holidays

El Portitxol 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 €1,090 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