Angliru

The Toughest Climb in Spain? – Take on the Cycling Challenge - Angliru

One of my favourite destinations for cycling is of course Spain and when I was invited by the Asturias tourist board to visit Asturias, I was extremely excited, especially as it included a place in one of the organiser’s sponsors car following the riders of stage 10 of the 2016 Vuelta. Above all I heard that the area is beautiful and boasts some of the finest food in Spain, including Cider and Cheese, what a combination!

However, reality is setting in as part of the trip involves a climb up the Angliru, which according to various sources is the toughest climb in Spain, ouch!

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