Stage 3. La Seu d’Urgell – El Pont de Suert

At this stage we are still at a high level with the long mountain passes of Cantó. We roll through the Alt Urgell, Pallars Jussà and Pallars Sobirà and Alta Ribagorça. We cross the rivers Segre, Noguera Pallaresa and Noguera Ribagorzana. We Link on a national road the precious Enviny and Montcortès mountain passes, very peculiar thanks to its narrow and winding roads and overcome the mountain passes of Perves and Viu of Llevata. No concrete sections. The Cantó mountain pass has been a highlight in many editions of La Vuelta and La Volta. In just three stages we have crossed the Catalan Pyrenees.

Sin t’tulo-1

Distance: 137 km
Elevation gain: 3150 m
Negative elevation: 2785m
Villages: La Seu d’Urgell, Arfa, Adrall, La Parroquia d’Hortó, Avellanet, Rubió, Sort, Enviny, Pujal, Olp, Sort, Baró, Gerri de la Sal, Peramea, Bretui, Montcortés, La Pobleta de Bellveí, Senterada, Perves, Viu de Llevata, El Pont de Suert.

MOUNTAIN PASSES:
Cantó (1721m): 24,6 km al 4,5% (desnv. 1105, pend. máx. 11,5%)
Enviny (1212m): 8,1 km al 6,4% (desnv. 512, pend máx. 14,4%)
Montcortès (1046m): 10,5 km al 4,6% (desnv. 489m, pend. máx. 8,8%)
Perves (1335m): 13,2 km al 4,3% (desnv. 570m, pend. máx. 10,9%)
Viu de Llevata (1230m): 2 km al 5% (desnv. 100m, pend. máx. 5,4%)