Lagunas de Neila

Quintanar De La Sierra, Spain

The Lagunas de Neila is a col with a length of 11.7 kilometer. This is a category 1 col. It is located in Quintanar De La Sierra, CL, Spain. The average grade of this col is 6.7% with a maximum of 12.5%. The Lagunas de Neila ascents from 1.158 meter at the start, to 1.872 meter at the top, with a total of 716 ascending meters.


Lagunas de Neila Profile


Distance 11.7 km
Elevation gain 716 m
Average grade 6.7 %
Maximum grade 12.5 %
Climb category 1
Minimum elevation 1158 m
Maximum elevation 1872 m

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Lagunas de Neila, by far the most famous mountain in the province of Burgos. The Lagunas de Neila are a group of lakes formed in glacial cirques near Neila, in the southeast of the province of Burgos. The ascent to this Natural Park of the Glacier Lagoons of Neila constitutes one of the most important in the Spanish cycling history due to its habitual inclusion in the cycling Vuelta a Burgos, having won by Marino Lejarreta, Gianni Bugno, Tony Rominger or the most current Nairo Quintana or Mikel Landa.

For more than 20 years there has been a cycle-tourist event called the Marcha Cicloturista Lagunas de Neila.

- Vuelta a Burgos 2017 - Stage 5
- Vuelta a Burgos 2018 - Stage 5
- Vuelta a Burgos 2019 - Stage 5