Vereda de la Estrella
This is one of the most beautiful walks in the Sierra Nevada. You will see many lovely rivers, interesting plants and trees and also be able to enjoy the impressive views over the North faces of the Mulhacén, Veleta and Alcazaba mountains. On this route you will pass an amazing giant chestnut tree as well as the now unused ruined mines of La Probadora and La Estrella.
The Moorish ditches of Barranco de Poqueira
The spectacular beauty of the Barranco del Poqueira gorge has made it one of the best-known places in the La Alpujarra part of the Sierra Nevada. It best defines the harmonious relationship between the area’s natural landscape and the local villages precariously clinging to the sides of the ravine yet perfectly integrated into their environment.
Canyoning in Río Verde
Río Verde is the best place to go canyoning in the province of Granada. Here you will enjoy the river’s crystal clear, emerald green and steadily flowing waters in a beautifully sunny area. The river runs through the NaturalPark of [...]
Hiking along the GR-7 trail
The GR-7 path is part of the European E-4 walking route, starting in Greece, ending in the town of Tarifa. The Section in La Alpujarra of the GR-7 runs along the ancient roads. In the municipality of Válor, part of its course runs along the Camino Real (Royal Route) that was the link between Granada and Almeria.
Enjoy the snow
There are two places in the province of Granada that are particularly well equipped for children to enjoy the snow, especially if they do not know how to ski. The Área Recreativa del Puerto de La Ragua is located in [...]
Climb the Mulhacen, the highest peak in Spain
The Sierra Nevada is home to the highest peaks in the Iberian Peninsula: the Mulhacén (3482 metres high) and the Veleta (3394 metres high). These are two great challenges for all trekking enthusiasts, and so are the 14 other mountains that are more than 3000 metres high, all inside the National Park.
The gorge of the Río Monachil is one of the most beautiful, popular and easiest hiking routes in the whole province of Granada. The gorge itself is known as Los Cahorros. It is very popular with climbers and day-trippers alike, due to its proximity to the city of Granada.
The ‘skyline’ of the Sierra Nevada
On the climb up to Cortijo del Hornillo you will enjoy some spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada. The route, which leads from the Barranco de San Juan to the Cortijo del Hornillo, is one of the least known mid-mountain paths, and yet it is one of the most impressive.