The province of Euskadi will host the Grand Depart of the 2023 Tour de France, with the first 3 stages around the city of Bilbao. While not the hardest in the region, Alto de Jaizkibel is the most famous, having been visited by the Tour 3 times. This province also has the town of Vitoria-Gasteiz, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain.
The best, hardest, most scenic and epic road bike climbs of Euskadi 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 in Euskadi.
The best bike climbs, cols, and cÃ´tes around Euskadi are: