Port d'Envalira

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Port d'Envalira
Envalira Pass (English)
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Port d'Envalira
Elevation 2408 m
Location Encamp, Andorra
Range Pyrenees
Coordinates 42°32′24.2″N 1°43′10.58″E / 42.540056°N 1.7196056°E / 42.540056; 1.7196056Coordinates: 42°32′24.2″N 1°43′10.58″E / 42.540056°N 1.7196056°E / 42.540056; 1.7196056
Port d'Envalira is located in Andorra
Port d'Envalira
Port d'Envalira

Port d'Envalira (el. 2408 m.) is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees in Andorra, that connects El Pas de la Casa with the rest of the country. It is the highest paved road in the Pyrenees. The climb has been featured several times at the Tour de France and Vuelta a España cycling races.

The construction of a toll tunnel to avoid the mountain pass started in 1999 and opened to traffic in 2002. The tunnel is located at an altitude of about 2000 meters and is nearly 3 kilometers long.[1]

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