Port de Cantó, a paved road in the heart of the Pyrenees

Port de Cantó is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.725m (5,659ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe, in Alt Urgell zone, Catalonia, Spain.

Port de Cantó

The road to the summit, also known as Coll del Cantó or Coll de la Pedra del Cantó is called N-260. It’s paved but pretty steep, with sections up to 13.1%. It’s a usual pass to get Andorra and has been featured in the Spanish Vuelta race. Starting from Adrall, the ascent is 26.3 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.100 meters. The average percentage is 4.2 %.