Monte Aquiana

Driving the wild Monte Aquiana

Monte Aquiana (or Guiana) is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.819m (5,967ft) above the sea level, located in El Bierzo comarca in the province of León, in northwestern Spain.

Nestled in the Montes de León range, the road to the summit is unpaved and pretty steep. 4x4 vehicle recommended. Open to traffic throughout the year, may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad.

The summit is home to the ruined Ermita Virgen de la Guiana, an old chapel. The road to the summit is 5.7km long, starting from Campo de las Danzas, on the LE-158/4 road. Over this distance the average gradient is 5,1% hitting a 13% through some of the ramps.
Road suggested by: jorge manuel gómez sánchez
Pic: La Casa del Chiflón

 

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