Hoya de la Mora: The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

Hoya de la Mora is a natural spot at an elevation of 2.550m (8,366ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It's one of the highest roads of Spain.

Hoya de la Mora

Set high in the north-western part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the road to the summit is totally paved. It’s called A395. Starting at Collado de las Sabinas (on the A-4025), the road is 5.1 km (3.16 miles) long. It’s the starting point on the road to Pico del Veleta, the highest paved road of Europe.

Tucked away within the Sierra Nevada Park, on the southern part of the country, the summit hosts a military refuge (Refugio Militar Capitan Cobo), bars, restaurants and a big parking lot. The road is very steep. Starting at Collado de las Sabinas, the elevation gain is 340 meters. The average gradient is 6.66%.