The Ultimate Road Trip to Collado Venta Luisa in Almeria

Collado Venta Luisa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.970m (6,463ft) above the sea level, located in Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain.

Collado Venta Luisa

How long is Collado Venta Luisa?

Tucked away in the arid southeastern part of the country, the curvy road to the summit is totally paved in excellent conditions. It’s called A-1178. The pass is 45.9 km (28.52 miles) long running south-north from Gérgal to Serón.

Is Collado Venta Luisa challenging?

It’s a pretty steep drive, with sections up to 12.5%. In summers the area can be extremely hot. Cycling in this spectacular scenery includes views to what is Europe’s only desert, the Tabernas desert. Set high in the Sierra de Los Filabres mountain range, access to the pass is typically open all year round.