The road to Alt del Miserat: not recommended to newbies

Alt del Miserat is a mountain peak at an elevation of 754m (2,473ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Alicante, in the Valencian Community of Spain.

Alt del Miserat

Is the road to Miserat paved?

Tucked away in the Costa Blanca area, the road to the summit was totally paved in 2019. It’s extremely narrow, totally impassable for 2 average cars at the same time. Not recommended if you don't know how to reverse. The summit is crowned with communication towers with incredible views over the Mediterranean Sea and the inlands of the Costa Blanca.

How hard is the road to Miserat?

The climb is extremely steep, hitting a 21% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps and it’s a favourite training climb for professional and amateur racing cyclists from all over the world. Starting from Pego, on the CV-700 road, the ascent is 7.0 km (4.34 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 666 meters. The average gradient is 9.51%. Traffic is practically non-existant throughout the climb.