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T-704

T-704 is an asphalted mountain road going within the Muntanyes de Prades, a mountain range in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. The road includes more than 30 hairpin turns and has been used in the WRC Rally Catalunya.

N-320 antigua

Old N-320 is a cliff road located in Sacedón, in the province of Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, in Spain. The road was bypassed by a new highway but is still in use. It can be impassable anytime due to stone collapses and landslides.

Ruta de los Volcanes

Ruta de los Volcanes is one of the most scenic drives in the world. Located within the Timanfaya National Park in the Canary Islands, in the centre-east of the island of Lanzarote, this is an extraordinary and unforgettable journey, where you will enjoy awe-inspiring views over volcanic cones, look down into craters, see dunes of picón or lapilli and have a glance into lava tubes.

Lagos de Covadonga

Lagos de Covadonga is the name given to a couple of glacial lakes (Lake Enol and Lake Ercina) ending at an elevation of 1.134m above the sea level, located in the region of Asturias, in Spain. The road to the summit is a popular climb in professional road bicycle racing, with ramps up to 15%. It's said to be one of the most beautiful drives of the country.

Collada de la Gallina

Collada de la Gallina is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.910m (6,266ft) above the sea level, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains, in the border between Andorra and Spain. It is grade 1a sp (very difficult).

Cap de Creus lighthouse

Cap de Creus lighthouse is located in a peninsula in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, at the far northeast of Catalonia, Spain The nature has created here a scenery that is marvelous and other-worldly. The road pierces crazily tilted rocks and tapers to a single lane leading across a narrow isthmus.

Hoces de Vegacervera

Hoces de Vegacervera is an amazing gorge located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain.

Salto de la Cabra

Salto de la Cabra is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.116m above the sea level, located in the Picos de Europa mountain range, in the autonomous community of Cantabria, Spain. The climb is simply terrible, going up to 18% gradients.

Puerto de Piedrasluengas

Puerto de Piedrasluengas is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.355m (4,445ft) above the sea level, located in the Cordillera Cantábrica, a mountain range in northern Spain.

Refugio de la Besurta

Refugio de la Besurta is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.920m (6,299 ft) above the sea level, located in the the Benasque Valley, in the heart of the Pyrenees, in Spain.

Alto de Trobaniello

Alto de Trobaniello is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.625m above the sea level, located in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. The road is unsurfaced, but smooth enough track for cars.

Monte Oiz

Monte Oiz is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.026 m (3,366 ft) above the sea level, located in Biscay in the Basque Country (Spain). The climb is simply terrible, going up to 20% gradients. The climb is known for its half-asphalt, half-concrete surface and its irregular ramps.

Circo de Gavarnie

Circo de Gavarnie is a large rock amphitheater, at an elevation of 1.690m (5,544 ft) above the sea level, located within the commune of Gavarnie, in the Pyrenees National Park, on the border of France and Spain. The road is totally closed to vehicles.

Puerto de la Cubilla

Puerto de la Cubilla is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.683m (5,521ft) above the sea level, located in the Parque Natural Las Ubiñas y de la Mesa, in the border of Asturias and Castilla Leon, Spain. This climb is known as the Spanish Galibier.

Puerto de Palombera

Puerto de Palombera is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.260m (4,133 ft) above the sea level, located in Cantabria, in northern Spain.

Col d’Artzatey

Col d’Artzatey is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 662m (2,171ft) above the sea level, located on the Spanish-French border, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Carretera de Santa Maria de Montgrony

The road to the Santuari de Santa Maria de Montgrony is stunning. It’s 5,6km long and is located in the municipality of Gombrèn, a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.

Coll de Portilló

Col du Portillon/Coll de Portilló is an international  high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.293m (4,242ft) above the sea level, located in thePyrenees, a mountain range on the border between France and Spain.

Alto de Valdelinares

Valdelinares is a high mountain town at an elevation of 1.690m (5,540ft) above the sea level, located in the Sierra de Gúdar range of the Sistema Ibérico, in the province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain. It’s the highest town in Peninsular Spain.

Ermita de l'Abellera

Ermita de la Mare de Déu de l'Abellera is a mountain chapel at an elevation of 1.008m above the sea level, within the Prades Mountains, in the comarca of Baix Camp, in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.

Puerto de Tarna

Puerto de Tarna is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.492m (4,895ft) above the sea level, located in the Cordillera Cantábrica, a mountain range in northern Spain.

A-4050

Located in the Mediterranean coast in the province of Granada, Spain, the A-4050 is one of the most scenic drives in th southern part of the country. Drive with care as this is a mountain road with hairpin curves.

Puerto de Vegarada

Puerto de Vegarada is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.555m (5,101ft) above the sea level, situated between Asturias and León province, in north-western Spain.

Winston Churchill Avenue

Winston Churchill Avenue is one of the busiest roads in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. The avenue cuts directly across the runway of the Gibraltar airport.

Coll d'Ares

Coll d'Ares is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.513m (4,964ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees on the border between France and Spain.

Puerto de Pandetrave

Puerto de Pandetrave is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.562m (5,124ft) above the sea level, located in the Cordillera Cantábrica, a mountain range in northern Spain.

Playa Veneguera

Located in Gran Canaria, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, off northwestern Africa, Playa Veneguera is a 370-metre-long beach, one of the few genuinely untouched beaches remaining in Gran Canaria.




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