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Hiking in Granada

Make the most of the beautiful landscapes and enjoy the ultimate hiking adventure.

Granada is home to the impressive Sierra de Nevada which has hundreds of hiking trails to choose from. There is also an abundance of natural beauty. Some of the tallest mountains in Spain can be found here and there are hikes for beginners right through to the more experienced.
 
 
 
 
 

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What people are saying about these trips

Daliah Ali

5.00

February, 2020

1-day guided trek in Guejar Sierra, Granada

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Casey Zavaleta

5.00

December, 2019

1-day guided trek in Guejar Sierra, Granada

Our guide was changed on us last minute. Before the hike, I had missed the messages from the guide because the notifications went to a weird place in my email inbox. Because we messaged him late, he cancelled on us. I was worried we wouldn't be able to go on the hike at all. Luckily, we ended up going with a different guide, Victoria, who was lovely.


 

There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Granada

This mountain range is the highest point in continental Spain and provides endless hiking opportunities. Most of the hikes there can be done in one day, however, you can build a multi-day trip too. There are trails for all levels. On the northern side of the mountain, you’ll find the more difficult trails and on the southern side, there are easier ones.

 

Good to know:

Country code

+34

Currency

Euro

Language

Spanish

Best time to visit

The best time to visit for hiking is May and June

How to get there

Málaga is the closest international airport to Granada

Weather

Granada has moderately cold winters, with averages of 6 degrees celsius and hot, dry and sunny summers with averages of 28 degrees celsius. Weather in the mountains is colder

More info about Hiking in Granada:

The Vereda de la Estrella trail is a great option if you want to take in the spectacular beauty of the Sierra Nevada and its most imposing peaks. Or, if you’re looking for more of a challenge, you can hike to the summit of some of Spain’s highest mountains like the fourth tallest mountain in Spain Veleta Peak at 3,398 meters. The hike to the Poqueira Refuge, very near Mulhacén, the tallest mountain in the range is a great choice too. Los Cahorros gorge is another awesome place to hike and there you’ll find fun hanging bridges to cross

 

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