The Sierra Nevada and surrounding area in the southern Spanish region of Andalucía offers beautiful, often breathtaking scenery and a myriad of options for hiking and other outdoor pursuits. As well as the National Park itself, there are vast areas of unspoilt countryside to explore, as well as scenic white villages, and, not least, the historic city of Granada and the “must-see” Alhambra.
We include walks in the mountains of the Sierra de Huétor and Sierras de Alhama, Tejeda y Almijara, which are designated Natural Parks, as well many areas that are not formally protected, but which nonetheless offer some beautiful walks. Particularly in winter, some of the most spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains can be had from areas outside the National Park itself
This part of the website gives an overview of the different parts of the region, as well as information on its flora and fauna. Use the links below to find out more.
- Sierra Nevada National Park
- Other areas for walking in this part of Andalucía
- Granada – the gateway to the Sierra Nevada
- Flora and Fauna