Hoya de la Mora – Veleta

9 km   2 h 15 min   373 m   Medium   Easy   Easy    


On a clear day, the peak of Veleta offers 360° views of the surrounding mountains of the Sierra Nevada, the Mediterranean and even Africa. In summer and early autumn the ascent is remarkably straightforward for being such a high mountain, and the fresh mountain air at the summit is a welcome relief from the heat at lower altitudes.

Laguna de las Yeguas

6 km   1 h 45 min   81 m   Easy   Medium   Easy    


This walk starts at an altitude of over 3,000 metres, making use of the ski lifts that are open in summer. As a result, you get a taste of the high mountains without having to walk up thousands of metres! There are great views down to the city of Granada and the surrounding mountains. The walk takes you to some beautiful mountain tarns and meadows where the water bubbles up from the ground, before heading back down through the ski station.

Las Chorreras

7.5 km   2h 30 min   306 m   Easy   Easy   Easy    


This walk starts from Borreguiles, at the top of the cable car. The first part of the walk isn’t particularly attractive, as it goes through part of the ski resort. After that, however, the countryside becomes much prettier, and there are some great views. The last part of the walk takes you down into the Dilar valley. Here there are lots of small streams and some lush meadows that are perfect for a picnic.

San Francisco – Haza Mesa

14 km   4h 15 mins   430m   Medium   Medium   Medium    


Always above the treeline, this walk offers very open views – up to the highest peaks, down to the foothills and across to the neighbouring range of Sierra de Huétor. Although you are very close to the ski station, you wouldn’t know it, because the infrastructure is hidden behind a ridge.

San Francisco – Las Sabinas

12 km   4 h 15 mins   530m   Medium   Medium   Medium    


This pleasant circular walk starts off parallel to the San Juan gorge, before taking you up above the treeline to the Albergue San Francisco, where you get wide open views of the surrounding landscape, including up to the high mountains.