CYCLING ROUTE 13: LA PEGUERA I WANT THE ACTIVE TOURISM APP

CYCLING ROUTE 13: LA PEGUERA

Sant Julià de Lòria

I WANT THE ACTIVE TOURISM APP
DifficultyDifficult
Distance13,9 km
Average gradient6,6 %
Altitude difference+1,03 km / -120 m

Sant Julià de Lòria


Cycling route starts on the CS-130 in Sant Julià de Lòria (910 m), and ends on the CS-131 (1,821 m), in the area of La Peguera.

Demanding, beautiful and legendary. This is the only way to describe the Sant Julià de Lòria to La Peguera cycle route. The mountain pass is ideal for fans of endurance cycling, especially those looking to push themselves to the limit as the road gets steep. Here you'll find information on the basic route details, interesting curiosities and how to download the complete route fact sheet.

Route summary

The mountain pass of La Peguera, in Andorra, is considered a category 1 climb, as it is highly demanding in terms of both the distance and difference in altitude. The climb covers a distance of 13 km, with practically no rests or descents. From the start of the route in Sant Julià de Lòria, the road heads straight upwards, with initial 10% slopes, becoming gentler in the second half of the climb, at 6%. The average gradient is 8.4% and the total climb from start to finish is 911 m, ending at an altitude of 1,910 m.

Countryside and curiosities along the La Peguera cycle route

As mentioned earlier, one of most attractive features of the route is its beauty. Set in the characteristic green spring and summer landscape of the Sant Julià de Lòria valley, the panoramic views are practically continuous right from the start of the climb. The landscape is dotted with typical "bordas", small mountain buildings originally used for storing grain and animals, and one of the most traditional buildings in Andorra. Many have remained in such good condition that some have been refurbished for a new purpose: as mountain restaurants.


EVENTS YOU JUST CANNOT MISS

Traditional dances from the 2017 edition of the Medieval Village, at St. Julià de Lòria

MEDIEVAL VILLAGE 2018
SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA

  • From 28/09/2018 to 30/09/2018

One more year, and we will have marked 16 editions, the Medieval Village transforms Sant Julià de Lòria into an authentic stage from that era, during the last week of September.

Image of the Canolich Music Festival 2017

CANÒLICH MUSIC
ANDORRA 2018

  • From 16/11/2018 to 17/11/2018

The sixth edition of Canòlich Music Andorra will take place on the third weekend of November in Sant Julià de Lòria.

ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO VERY NEARBY

High mountain cuisine

HIGH MOUNTAIN CUISINE

HIGH MOUNTAIN CUISINE

Experience the flavours of high-mountain cuisine found in traditional Andorran cooking. Get ready for a taste of tradition!

COUNTRY HOUSES

COUNTRY HOUSES

COUNTRY HOUSES

Wrap yourself in the most absolute tranquillity that our mountains have to offer!

Skiing as you want

SKIING AS YOU WANT

SKIING AS YOU WANT

If what you love is skiing, you have more than 300 km of slopes to try. 

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Juberri Gardens: sculptures in harmony with nature

JUBERRI CONTEMPORARY GARDENS

JUBERRI CONTEMPORARY GARDENS

Nature and sculpture come together at the Juberri Contemporary Gardens in Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra. Find out more here!

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Ikebana Centre in Andorra

IKEBANA CENTRE

IKEBANA CENTRE

Ikebana Centre is located in Sant Julià de Lòria and offers a wide range of beauty treatments.

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