The community of the most populous city in Spain is home to some excellent cycling. Mostly comprised of rolling hills, just west of the city is the Central Mountains, visited by the Vuelta a EspaÃ±a annually.
The best, hardest, most scenic and epic road bike climbs around Madrid can be viewed on this page via the map (zoom in to view climbs in particular areas), by Climb Cards (photo and stats) or by a detailed list of the climbs that can be arranged in metric or imperial units by difficulty, distance (longest climbs in the area), altitude gained, highest elevation (highest summit), average grade (sort the grades by varying distances), lowest start point, etc. Click on "Climb Page" to jump to the detail page for that particular bike climb. This page provides an excellent and comprehensive summary of the top, hardest and best bicycling climbs around Madrid.
The best bike climbs, cols, and cÃ´tes around Madrid are: