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The best nature parks in Andalucía

When many people think of Andalucía, they will often picture the Costa del Sol, historic cities, and brilliant beaches. While all this is certainly waiting for you in this most wonderful of Spanish regions, Andalucía is also home to a plethora of incredible nature parks. That’s right, this area of southern Spain is a nature […]

Published on the 11 of August 2020

Sierras de Cazorla Segura y Las Villas

The best hiking trails in the Sierra Nevada

If you enjoy hiking, heading to Andalucía is a must. The region is home to the beautiful Sierra Nevada – a mountain range that is home to some of most epic hikes and scenic trails you could hope to find. Situated in the province of Granada, the Sierra Nevada is easy to get to with […]

Published on the 15 of July 2020

Hiking Sierra Nevada

Why you should ski in Sierra Nevada

When thinking of sunny southern Spain, skiing might not be the first activity that comes to mind. But did you know that Granada is home to an incredible ski resort? Sierra Nevada, meaning ‘mountain range covered in snow’, is easy to get to with a car rental in Malaga being just a 1.5-hour drive away. […]

Published on the 13 of December 2019

Sierra Nevada skiing

Sierra Nevada – Ski on southern Spain’s slopes!

Thinking about where your skiing holidays should go this year? Is it Norway, Austria and France that is considered?  We suggest a trip to Europe’s most southerly ski resort – Sierra Nevada. Sierra Nevada is just two hours’ drive away (168 km) from Málaga, and one can easily drive back and forth on the same […]

Published on the 24 of November 2016

Sierra Nevada

“Conquer” The Iberian Peninsula’s two highest peaks on the same day without stress – Pico de Veleta (3,394 m) and Mulhacen (3,482 m)

A hike description from Pico de Veleta to Mulhacen. It sounds ambitious for “normal” people, and is not described in very many places on the internet, but it is actually possible to hike the Iberian Peninsula’s two highest peaks on the same day – without stress – and without getting too much sweat on your […]

Published on the 14 of September 2015

Mulhacen - pico de veleta

Guide to Sierra Nevada

Unbelievably the Sierra Nevada is a mountain range where you can ski and have views of the Mediterranean at the same time. Just two hours to the north of the Costa Del Sol the Sierra Nevada Ski Resort is also Europe’s southern most ski resort between the months of November to March. The main Village […]

Published on the 21 of December 2014

Getting to Sierra Nevada

For flights to the Sierra Nevada you need to fly into either Granada Airport or Malaga Airport. Granada Airport is quite a lot closer to the Sierra Nevada Parque than Malaga but has only one flight from the UK with British Airways from London city airport. From Granada Airport it is simply a matter of […]

Published on the 21 of December 2014

Exploring Sierra Nevada

The main town in the Sierra Nevada is Pradollano so when most people say they are going up to the Sierra Nevada they mean they are going to Pradollano. From Pradollano you can access around 65kms of ski runs from November to March and there are slopes and runs available for people of all abilities. […]

Published on the 21 of December 2014

Sierra Nevada – the ski season has started in Granada!

The ski season was officially inaugurated in Sierra Nevada on the 28th of November. Unfortunately, there is currently not much snow and only 10 km ski slope is ready for skiing. Therefore during this first week only a daily maximum of 500 skiers will be allowed.  The ski station has over 105 km of slopes available […]

Published on the 02 of December 2014

Sierra Nevada family

Sierra Nevada – the ski season has just started !

Only two hours drive from Málaga Airport you can go to Sierra Nevada for skiing. The new ski season started last week with 5 km of slopes but (depending on the weather conditions) the ski station expects that the full 105 km of slopes will be open soon.  You can follow the daily “snow” report […]

Published on the 02 of December 2013

Snowboard

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