Plan your trip

This section contains a range of useful practical information about what time of year is best for visiting the Sierra Nevada, where you should base yourself and what transport options are available.When to visit

  • Is it dangerous to go trekking in the Sierra Nevada in winter? And is it too hot in summer? Find the answers to these questions under When to visit.
  • Not sure whether to stay in Granada, the Alpujarras or Güéjar Sierra? Thinking of bringing a tent and camping? You’ll find all the information you need under Where to stay.
  • Wondering about which airports you can fly to, and how you can get from the airports to the Sierra Nevada? Check out our setion on Getting here.
  • Are you thinking of hiring a car, or would you like to know how you can get around using public transport? Go to Getting around.