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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:

PassElevationMountain rangeSurface
Pico del Veleta3.394mSierra NevadaMostly asphalted
Pic Negre2.643mPyreneesGravel
Cima de Liena2.566mPyreneesGravel
Hoya de la Mora2.550mSierra NevadaAsphalt
Roque de los Muchachos2.423mCanary IslandsAsphalt
Base del Teide2.356mCanary IslandsAsphalt
Port de Cabús2.302mPyreneesGravel
Puerto de Bujaruelo 2.270mPyreneesAsphalt
Bola del Mundo2.265mSierra de GuadarramaConcrete
Puerto de Izaña2.263mCanary IslandsAsphalt
Puerto del Ampriu2.261mPyreneesMostly asphalted
Port d’Aulà2.260mPyreneesGravel
Lago de Llauset 2.250mPosets-MaladetaMostly asphalted
Cim Coma Morera2.205mPyreneesAsphalt
Calar Alto2.168mSierra de Los FilabresAsphalt
Vallter 2000
2.156mPyreneesAsphalt
Silla de la Yegua2.135mMontes AquilanosGravel
Coll del Triador2.108m Gravel
El Retamar2.100mCanary IslandsAsphalt
Port de la Bonaigua2.072mPyreneesAsphalt
Coll de Pal2.070mSerra de MoixeróAsphalt
 

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