Information Centres

El Dornajo Visitor Centre

The centre provides information for visitors as well as informative displays about the Sierra Nevada and the sale of books and maps. There is also a cafe.
Location: Carretera de la Sierra Nevada, km 23 (on the left as you go up towards the ski station on the A-395)
Tel: +34 958 340625
Open daily 9:30 – 14:30 and 16:30 – 19:30

Pampaneira Information Point

Includes an exhibition on the environment of the Sierra Nevada and displays on the traditional way of life in the Alpujarras. Also information for visitors, guide services and sale of books and maps.
Location: Plaza de la Libertad, Pampaneira
Tel: +34 958 763127
Opening hours:
Summer: Tues – Sat 10:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 19:00; Sun & Mon 10:00 – 15:00
Winter: Tues – Sat 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 18:00; Sun & Mon 10:00 – 15:00

Capileira Information Point

Information point in Capileira

Offers information and advice as well as running the special bus service to Alto del Chorrillo – see transport page for further details.
Location: Casa de la Cultura, on the main road through Capileira
Tel: +34 958 7634090
Mobile +34 671 564406
Opening hours: Spring – Autumn only Mon – Sat 9:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 20:00; Sun 9:00 – 14:00

Puerto de la Ragua Information Point

Offers information for visitors, a refugio with 16 places, bar-restaurant, gift shop and mountain bike hire. There are also some displays about the local area.
Location: Puerto de la Ragua, Carretera de La Cahorra – Cerín, km 11.6 (A-337, accessed either from the A-92 Guadix-Almeria motorway or from the Alpujarras)
Tel: +34 950524020
Opening hours: Vary throughout the year. Ring ahead to check.

Sierra Nevada National Park Administrative Centre

Offer advice (by telephone) on excursions into the National Park, especially useful if you are heading for the high mountains. If you plan to camp in the National Park, you must inform them in writing – see our section on Camping for more details.
Location: Ctra. Antigua de Sierra Nevada, Km 7, 18191 Pinos Genil
Tel: +34 958 026300
Fax: +34 958 026310
E-mail: pn.snevada.cma@juntadeanda​
Opening hours: Not open to the public.

Other Useful Telephone Numbers

General emergency services: 112
Guardia Civil (local police): 062
Sierra Nevada weather service: +34 807 170384
National Meterological Institute: +34 807 170365

Click here for more information about special bus services in the National Park

Tourist Information Centres

Granada City
Location: Plaza del Carmen 9, Granada
Tel: +34 958 248 280

Andalucía Tourist Office
Location: Plaza de Santa Ana 2, 18009 Granada
Tel: +34 958 575202

Location: Camino de la Bojaira, Monachil 18196
Tel: +34 958 300680

Location: Avda. de Madrid, Lanjarón 18420
Tel: +34 958 770462

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort

The ski resort offers a range of summer activities such as guided walks, and the use of ski lifts to access the higher parts of the Sierra Nevada. They also have an information point for visitors.