Granada hosts a wide variety of natural spaces, including one national park and five natural parks.
- National and Natural Park of Sierra Nevada, with the highest peak on the Iberian Peninsula, Mulhacén (3,482 m).
- Natural Park of the Tejeda, Almijara, and Alhama Mountains.
- Natural Park Sierra de Baza.
- Natural Area Maro Cerro Gordo Cliffs.
- Natural Park Sierra de Castril.
- Natural Park Sierra de Huétor.
MOZARABIC WAY OF SANTIAGO
The Mozarabic Way to Santiago is a network of communication routes that connected the central and southern regions of the Iberian Peninsula and formerly linked the ports to the major cities of Al-Andalus. Today, it is a hiking trail that converges with the Camino de Santiago in Mérida.
If you want to explore hiking trails in the province of Granada and not miss any beautiful spots, here are several routes for you to enjoy the nature and landscape of Granada: Poqueira Valley Route, Veleta Peak Ascent Route, Lanjarón Circular Route, Salobreña and the Costa Tropical Route, Castril River Gorge Trail, Alhama de Granada Tajo Route.
ROUTES AROUND GRANADA
If you want to go on hiking routes in the province of Granada and not miss any place, here you have several routes for you to enjoy the nature and landscape of Granada.
- Poqueira Valley Route
- Route of the ascent to the Veleta Peak
- Lanjarón Circular Route
- Route of Salobreña and the Costa Tropical
- Path of the Cerrada del Río Castril
- Route of the Tajo de Alhama de Granada
The Cahorros is one of the most attractive and popular hiking routes in the province of Granada. It features a gorge well-known to climbing enthusiasts, and trails that will make you enjoy every corner.
ALPUJARRA OF GRANADA
The Alpujarra of Granada is located in Sierra Nevada, the Lújar mountain range, and the Gádor mountain range. It is a colorful landscape with fantastic and magical places, and its villages are one of its main attractions. Among them, you’ll find Lanjarón, known for the good health and longevity of its inhabitants, and Trevélez, the highest municipality in Europe. Another one of the most special places in the Alpujarra is the Poqueira ravine, where you can find the villages of Pampaneira, Bubión, and Capileira, an area inhabited by goblins and witches.
BEACHES AND COVES
The coast of the province of Granada, known as the “Costa Tropical,” is famous for its incredible climate and the uninterrupted sunshine that shines, as well as its astonishing beaches and coves. Furthermore, if you dare, venture into the waters of Granada and get to know the marine life.
- La Joya Beach
- La Guardia Beach
- Curumbico Beach
- La Rijana Beach
- Cabria Beach
- El Cambrón Beach
- Cambriles Beach
- Cantarriján Beach
- Calaiza Beach
- Cotobro Beach
CYCLE TOURING ROUTES
Discover the province of Granada on wheels, travel through kilometers and kilometers of stunning landscapes.
- Granada – Suspiro del Moro – Lanjarón – Granada, a route that crosses one of the most frequently visited towns by cyclists.
- The Granada high plateau passes through the Castril Sierra Natural Park and reservoirs such as El Negrín, La Bolera, and El Portillo de Castril.
- Granada – Guadix through the Blancares Pass, crossing the mountain ranges that lie between the Sierra Nevada National Park and the Sierra de Huétor.
- El Legionario, a route that passes by the Bermejales Reservoir.