Pico del Veleta, in Sierra Nevada (Spain), is the highest paved mountain road in Europe. Its height is given variously as 3,394 metres (11,135 ft), 3,396 metres (11,142 ft) and 3,398 metres (11,148 ft). The access road that takes one to approximately 10 metres below the summit is the highest paved road in Europe across the mountains from Granada to the western Alpujarras.
Alto de l’Angliru is one of the most famous mountains in the sport, and one of the most demanding: 12.2 kilometers at an incredible 10.2%, grading out at a maximum of 23.5% not far from the top. Apart from a tiny blip where the road dips slighly down for a hundred meters or so a few kilometers up (a section that is followed by a stretch at 21%), there is really no respite anywhere on this monster until you get to the top. The roads are windy and narrow. The top of the climb is 1,573 metres above sea level.
Sa Calobra Road, (officially designed MA-2141), with a total length of 13 km only, and located in Mallorca Island, Spain, is one of the most spectacular roads of the country.
The Sitges Terramar is a former racing circuit located between Sant Pere de Ribes and Sitges near Barcelona, Catalonia. Although minor races were sporadically held on the circuit through the 1950s, it was largely abandoned after the inaugural season of 1923. Owing to the excellence of its construction, the track remains intact even after 80 years of disuse.
TF-21 is one of the most spectacular roads in Europe. Located in the island of Tenerife, in the Canarias Island (Spain) the road reaches the Teide National Park.
Spectacular short mountain road in Spain, driveable only by bike, located in the Liebana zone, between the Autonomous Communities of Asturias and Cantabria. According to some informations and websites, some sections of the road could be driveable by small 4WD cars too.
Aneto is the highest mountain in the Pyrenees and one of the most known peaks of Aragon, together with Monte Perdido and Vignemale. The height of the mountain is 3.404 m (11,168 ft) above sea level.
Alpine stages are a race within themselves. You only have to watch such stages of the Tour de France, Alpe D'Huez, Galibier, Tourmalet to get the feeling. Nothing seems to stir the imagination like the combat between cyclists ascending a giant climb. Even on the flat television screen the climbs are daunting. The real thing so much more.
Earthsea (Sitges), was next to Brooklands, concerning motor racing in Europe in the 20's and marked the start of racing in Spain. The drivers Carlos Sainz and Miguel Molina have had the privilege of shooting one of the most demanding ovals in the world (with a banking of 90 degrees), abandoned for years.
The Collada the Tosses is a high mountain pass, located between the Catalan regions of Ripollès and Baixa Cerdanya (Spain) at an elevation of 1.800m above the sea level.
The junction between N-340 and AP-7 highways in Torredembarra, a town in the Spanish province of Tarragona, is one of the most deathly points in the Spanish roads.
The narrow road climbs until 1,468m, following the fast flowing river Joeu through a deeply wooded valley to the scenic mountain cirque named Artiga de Lin, in the Spanish province of Lleida.
La Bola del Mundo, (or Guarramillas pass), is a horrific high mountain pass in the Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range of the Central System) located on the edge of the Spanish provinces of Madrid and Segovia.
BV2122 is a vertigo short road between Torrelles de Foix and Pontons, two small towns in the Spanish province of Barcelona, Spain, with a total length of 6,1km.
Spectacular high mountain track, located in the municipality of Lena, in Asturias, Spain, reaching an elevation of 1.858m above the sea level.
Puerto de San Glorio is a mountain pass in the Cantabrian Mountains of Northern Spain, located in the municipality of Vega de Liébana.