Sierra Nevada (Granada)

Sierra Nevada Granada

Sierra Nevada (Granada) is the second most important station in Spain.

It is located in Pradollano at more than 3,000 meters above sea level.

The ski station has 131 slopes with more than 100 km of route.

Sierra Nevada´s  history.

Sierra Nevada occupies a considerable area of ​​the provinces of Granada and Almería

This Natural Area includes more than 60 municipalities including the Alpujarra…

The last Moorish stronghold in the Kingdom of Granada.

The Romans called it Mons Slorius, the Arabs “Monte del Sol”.

It has been considered throughout history as a natural wonder.

From these places the caravans loaded with the silk produced in their regions left for rich…

Legendary and distant countries.

Its natural resources have been used for a long time…

from the ancient trade of snowfields to the new configurations …

Of tourist use summarized in its winter ski resorts, the southernmost in Europe.

The legend of King Boabdil and Soraya.

Legend has it that the Nasrid king Muley Hassem, Boabdil’s father…

Fell in love with Isabel de Solís.

A Christian maiden whom he made his favorite under the name of Soraya.

In revenge, Sultana Aixa encouraged a civil war…

That ended with the defeat of the monarch.

Dejected, Muley abdicated on his brother El Zagal and left Granada for exile.

But he fell sick to death in Mondéjar.

From there, Soraya had her body taken to the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada.

Which is called Mulhacen in her honor.

The Arab legacy of Sierra Nevada.

Sierra Nevada is in itself an element of cultural identity for the people of these lands.

The most significant of the Muslim period are the sophisticated irrigation techniques-

whose ditches and streams furrow the slopes collecting water from the melt.

And runoff to be used in traditional uses and activities.

Sierra Nevada, Biosphere Reserve.

Sierra Nevada stands out for its vegetation.

For having the most important endemic flora in Europe.

Thanks to its height and low latitude, among other characteristics.

It is because of this variety, together with its landscape and also its fauna.

That in 1986 it was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

Also in 1999,  National Park of Sierra Nevada.

Sierra Nevada National Park:

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Night excursions.

On track machines are organized for groups of 10-12 people.

Ascent to Pico Veleta.

In a machine, he steps on slopes at 3,398 meters of altitude.

Under a sky full of stars the group has a snack and begins the descent.

The experience lasts approximately 2 hours.

Tandem paragliding flights.

Experiences for experienced skiersleave.

The first traces timed slalom..

Even in parallel with another person.

Ski under the starsskicross.

Cross-country skiing circuit.

Ski routes.

The Puerto de la Ragua, the other face of Sierra Nevada.

Especially, a great place to spend a family day.

For example, there are cross-country skiing and sledding circuits.

Too, at the hostel you can rent the necessary equipment.

Also book activities guided by a monitor.

Moreover, 5 different circuits, ski touring and sledding.

Cross-country ski lovers flock to this station when snow is plentiful.

When there is no snow you can go hiking, cycling, ascents and paragliding.

Where to eat in Sierra Nevada.

In the Sierra Nevada ski resort there are also:

Many bars, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.

Vivac restaurant.

Careful and innovative cuisine.

They only admit children from 14 years old.

La Antorcha Restaurant.

Specialized in meats to the stone.

Los Jamones Restaurant.

Typical food of the Alpujarra.

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