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the world's most spectacular roads

Located in southwestern Europe, Spain is a very mountainous country. It is perhaps most well-known for its sandy beaches, but Spain is the most mountainous country in Europe after Switzerland, and climbing to the top of some of the country’s highest peaks will reward you with the most spectacular sights ever.

Highest Spanish mountain passes:

PassElevationZoneSurface
Pico del Veleta3.394m (11,135ft)AndalusiaMostly asphalted
Pic Negre2.643m (8,671ft)CataloniaGravel
Cima de Liena2.566m (8,418ft)AragonGravel
Hoya de la Mora2.550m (8,366ft)AndalusiaAsphalt
Tosa d’Alp2.535m (8,316ft)CataloniaGravel
Pico del Chullo2.520m (8,267ft)AndalusiaGravel
Coll de Caralps2.501m (8,205ft)CataloniaGravel
Cerro El Buitre2.466m (8,090ft)AndalusiaGravel
Roque de los Muchachos2.423m (7,949ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Puig de Fontlletera2.401m (7,877ft)CataloniaGravel
Coll de Finestres2.392m (7,847ft)CataloniaGravel
Coma d'Amitges2.382m (7,814ft)CataloniaGravel
Ibón de Urdiceto2.380m (7,808ft)AragonGravel
Estanys de la Pera2.363m (7,752ft)CataloniaGravel
Base del Teide2.356m (7,729ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Peña Horadada2.350m (7,709ft)AndalusiaGravel
Muntanya dels Estanyets2.334m (7,657ft)CataloniaGravel
Cerro Almirez2.327m (7,634ft)AndalusiaGravel
Port de Cabús2.302m (7,552ft)CataloniaGravel
Laguna Seca2.283m (7,490ft)AndalusiaGravel
Puerto de Bujaruelo 2.270m (7,447ft)AragonAsphalt
Bola del Mundo2.265m (7,431ft)Madrid/CastileConcrete
Puerto de Izaña2.263m (7,424ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Puerto del Ampriu2.261m (7,417ft)AragonMostly asphalted
Port d’Aulà2.260m (7,414ft)CataloniaGravel
Lago de Llauset 2.250m (7,381ft)AragonMostly asphalted
Coll d'Espot2.233m (7,326ft)CataloniaGravel
Pic de Monturull2.228m (7,309ft)CataloniaGravel
Cim Coma Morera2.205m (7,234ft)CataloniaAsphalt
Coll de Conglens2.180m (7,152ft)CataloniaGravel
Rinconada de Nigüelas2.174m (7,132ft)AndalusiaGravel
Calar Alto2.168m (7,113ft)AndalusiaAsphalt
Coll de Laquell2.162m (7,093ft)CataloniaGravel
Vallter 2000
2.156m (7,073ft)CataloniaAsphalt
Pleta de Comabella2.148m (7,047ft)CataloniaGravel
Hoyo Cerrado2.144m (7,034ft)Madrid/CastileGravel
La Polarda2.143m (7,030ft)AndalusiaGravel
Monte San Lorenzo2.137m (7,011ft)La RiojaGravel
Coll de Pimés2.136m (7,007ft)CataloniaGravel
Silla de la Yegua2.135m (7,004ft)Castile and LeonGravel
Pas de la Mainera2.134m (7,001ft)CataloniaGravel
Collada del Sarset2.126m (6,975ft)CataloniaGravel
Coll del Triador2.108m (6,916ft)CataloniaGravel
El Retamar2.100m (6,889ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Reajo Capon2.088m (6,850ft)MadridGravel
Collada de Montaner2.079m (6,820ft)CataloniaGravel
Port de la Bonaigua2.072m (6,797ft)CataloniaAsphalt
Port de Fontalba2.071m (6,794ft)CataloniaGravel
Coll de Pal2.070m (6,791ft)CataloniaAsphalt
 

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