A challenging road to Puerto de las Señales in northern Spain
Puerto de las Señales is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.629m (5,344ft) above the sea level, located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain.
Can you drive through Puerto de las Señales?
Set high in the Cordillera Cantábrica mountain range, within the Cabañas Valley, the winding road to the summit is totally paved but partly broken due the harsh weather. It’s called LE-333. The pass links the Principado de Asturias and Castilla y León.
How long is Puerto de las Señales?
Tucked away in the northwestern part of the country, the pass is 14.4 km (8.94 miles) long, running south-north from Puebla de Lillo (Castile and León) to Puerto de Tarna (Asturias).
Is Puerto de las Señales open?
Access to the pass is typically open all year round, but winter weather may cause restrictions and closures due to dangerous weather conditions. The road hits a 7.9% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps and has featured in the Spanish Vuelta race.