Geopark of Granada

Delving right into the heart of Granada Geopark means entering one of the few natural deserts in Europe. Dare to travel by foot, bike or horse between inviting badlands, geological landscapes carved by erosion in the form of rocky outcrops, [...]

Sierra de La Sagra

Puebla de don Fadrique

This is the highest peak in Andalusia after the Sierra Nevada. Its peaks remain covered in snow during autumn, winter and early spring. It is nestled to the back of the Sierra de Cazorla and the Sierra de la Segura, [...]

Laguna de Padul

Padul

The Laguna de Padul is a wetland area of great ecological value. It is one of the best areas in the whole of Andalusia for bird watching, where some 158 different species have been identified. Among its reeds and cattails [...]

The Cypress tree of San Juan de la Cruz. Carmen de los Mártires

Granada

St John of the Cross’ cedar tree Unfortunately, lightning destroyed part of the tree two decades ago. However, this tree is more than 400 years old and is still standing. There is much interest in the sap of the St [...]

Laurel de la Reina in the convent of the Mercedarias nuns

La Zubia

The laurel bushes in which Isabel the Catholic hid from the Moors This is a curious story about Isabel the Catholic. When Granada had not yet been conquered (a battle that took place on 18th June 1491 that cost 600 [...]

Sequoias in the Finca La Losa

Huéscar

Thirty gigantic trees form one of the few sequoia forests of in Europe. They are located in the Sierra de La Sagra. The biggest tree is 50 metres tall and you would need five people with their arms extended to [...]

Charca de Suárez Nature Reserve

Motril

This is a spectacular place for bird watching and is well equipped for tourist and educational visits.  Here you can see birds native to the area as well as species from further afield. The Charca de Suárez is a thirteen-hectare [...]



Login

Registro | Contraseña perdida?