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Highest roads of Spain

Located in southwestern Europe, Spain is a very mountainous country. It is perhaps most well-known for its sandy beaches, but Spain is the most mountainous country in Europe after Switzerland, and climbing to the top of some of the country’s highest peaks will reward you with the most spectacular sights ever.

Highest Spanish mountain passes:

PassElevationZoneSurface
Pico del Veleta3.369m (11,053ft)AndalusiaMostly asphalted
Collado de Carihuela3.209m (10,528ft)AndalusiaGravel
Collado El Lobo3.115m (10,219ft)AndalusiaGravel
Refugio Villavientos3.094m (10,150ft)AndalusiaGravel
Refugio de la Caldera3.053m (10,016ft)AndalusiaGravel
Cap de les Raspes Roies2.754m (9,035 ft)CataloniaGravel
Pico del Teide access2.725m (8,940m)Canary IslandsGravel
Alto del Chorrillo2.691m (8,828ft)AndalusiaGravel
Pic Negre2.643m (8,671ft)CataloniaGravel
Pas dels Lladres2.621m (8,599ft)CataloniaGravel
Pico Gallinero2.613m (8,572ft)AragonGravel
Peñón del Muerto2.569m (8,428ft)AndalusiaGravel
Cima de Liena2.566m (8,418ft)AragonGravel
Hoya de la Mora2.550m (8,366ft)AndalusiaAsphalt
Tosa d’Alp2.535m (8,316ft)CataloniaGravel
Pico del Chullo2.520m (8,267ft)AndalusiaGravel
Collada de Port Negre2.505m (8,218ft)CataloniaGravel
Tuc de la Llança2.503m (8,211ft)CataloniaGravel
Les Marmotes2.502m (8,208ft)CataloniaGravel
Coll de Caralps2.501m (8,205ft)CataloniaGravel
Refugio Poqueira2.501m (8,205ft)AndalusiaGravel
Tossal dels Altars2.488m (8,162ft)CataloniaGravel
Cap de Baqueira2.467m (8,093ft)CataloniaGravel
Cerro El Buitre2.466m (8,090ft)AndalusiaGravel
Pico Papeles2.462m (8,077ft)AndalusiaGravel
Torreta de l'Orri2.439m (8,001ft)CataloniaGravel
Roque de los Muchachos2.423m (7,949ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Puig de Fontlletera2.401m (7,877ft)CataloniaGravel
Coll de Finestres2.392m (7,847ft)CataloniaGravel
Pedró dels Quatre Batlles2.387m (7,831ft)CataloniaGravel
Coma d'Amitges2.382m (7,814ft)CataloniaGravel
Ibón de Urdiceto2.380m (7,808ft)AragonGravel
Estanys de la Pera2.363m (7,752ft)CataloniaGravel
Base del Teide2.356m (7,729ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Collado de Basibé2.353m (7,719ft)AragonGravel
Peña Horadada2.350m (7,709ft)AndalusiaGravel
Puntal de la Canilla2.335m (7,660ft)AndalusiaGravel
Muntanya dels Estanyets2.334m (7,657ft)CataloniaGravel
Tuca Urmella2.333m (7,654ft)AragonGravel
Cerro Almirez2.327m (7,634ft)AndalusiaGravel
Port de Cabús2.302m (7,552ft)CataloniaGravel
Sierra de Chia2.291m (7,516ft)AragonGravel
Laguna Seca2.283m (7,490ft)AndalusiaGravel
La Raca2.271m (7,450ft)AragonGravel
Puerto de Bujaruelo 2.270m (7,447ft)AragonAsphalt
Coll de la Portella2.269m (7,444ft)CataloniaGravel
Canchal Negro2.268m (7,440ft) Castile and LeonGravel
Bola del Mundo2.265m (7,431ft)Madrid/CastileConcrete
Puerto de Izaña2.263m (7,424ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Puerto del Ampriu2.261m (7,417ft)AragonMostly asphalted
Port d’Aulà2.260m (7,414ft)CataloniaGravel
Lago de Llauset 2.250m (7,381ft)AragonMostly asphalted
El Tobazo2.236m (7,335ft)AragonGravel
Coll d'Espot2.233m (7,326ft)CataloniaGravel
Pic de Monturull2.228m (7,309ft)CataloniaGravel
Mirador de los Valles2.208m (7,244ft)AragonGravel
Cim Coma Morera2.205m (7,234ft)CataloniaAsphalt
Cruz de Guardia2.202m (7,224ft) AragonGravel
Coll de Conglens2.180m (7,152ft)CataloniaGravel
Rinconada de Nigüelas2.174m (7,132ft)AndalusiaGravel
Calar Alto2.168m (7,113ft)AndalusiaAsphalt
Coll de Laquell2.162m (7,093ft)CataloniaGravel
Vallter 2000
2.156m (7,073ft)CataloniaAsphalt
Pleta de Comabella2.148m (7,047ft)CataloniaGravel
Hoyo Cerrado2.144m (7,034ft)Madrid/CastileGravel
La Polarda2.143m (7,030ft)AndalusiaGravel
Monte San Lorenzo2.137m (7,011ft)La RiojaGravel
Punta Malacara2.137m (7,011ft)AragonGravel
Coll de Pimés2.136m (7,007ft)CataloniaGravel
Silla de la Yegua2.135m (7,004ft)Castile and LeonGravel
Ibon de Asnos2.135m (7,004ft)AragonGravel
Pas de la Mainera2.134m (7,001ft)CataloniaGravel
Collada del Sarset2.126m (6,975ft)CataloniaGravel
Nuevo Mundo2.115m (6,938ft)AndalusiaGravel
Coll del Triador2.108m (6,916ft)CataloniaGravel
Comodoto2.107m (6,912ft)AragonGravel
Coll Tancalaporta2.106m (6,909ft)CataloniaGravel
Refugio Ventura2.105m (6,906ft)AndalusiaGravel
Collá las Agujas2.101m (6,893ft)Castile LeonGravel
El Retamar2.100m (6,889ft)Canary IslandsAsphalt
Reajo Capon2.088m (6,850ft)MadridGravel
Collada de Montaner2.079m (6,820ft)CataloniaGravel
Port de la Bonaigua2.072m (6,797ft)CataloniaAsphalt
Port de Fontalba2.071m (6,794ft)CataloniaGravel
Coll de Pal2.070m (6,791ft)CataloniaAsphalt

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