Río Verde

14 km   5h 30min   1025m   Hard   Hard   Medium    

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This walk takes you down into a dramatic gorge where you can take a refreshing dip in the lovely green waters of the Rio Verde. In the gorge, peaceful pools alternate with waterfalls and fast-flowing rapids. Before you reach the gorge, the walk descends through a landscape of pine trees and wild herbs, past a fascinating waterfall with calcified tree trunks.

Ruta Medieval: Pórtugos – Busquístar

7.5 km   2.5 hours   357 m   Medium   Easy   Medium    

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This relatively short circuit takes you through two tiny, beautiful villages that time appears to have forgotten. The paths mainly wind their way through a patchwork of agricultural fields, but there is also a section of scrubland where you have great views of the steep gorge created by the River Trevélez. In spring and early summer there are lovely wild flowers everywhere along the route.

Sacromonte – Silla del Moro

6.5 km   2 hours   219 m   Easy   Easy   Easy    

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This short circuit begins and ends in Plaza Nueva, right in the heart of the city centre. The Mirador de la Silla del Moro viewpoint offers great views of Sacromonte and the Albaicín, and later on you get lovely views up to the mountains and then down to the Alhambra.

Trevenque

16 km   5h 30min   928 m   Hard   Hard   Medium    

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Although by no means one of the highest mountains in the Sierra Nevada, the striking peak of Trevenque is recognised as a tough climb due to the rugged and steep final ascent. At the summit you will be rewarded with 360° views of Veleta, the Sierra Nevada ski station, and surrounding mountain ranges including the Sierras de Alhama, Tejeda y Almijara, Sierra de Huétor and Sierra Elvira. It’s no wonder that Trevenque is known locally as the “King”. The walk returns through the beautiful river Dilar valley.