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Highlights in Sierra Nevada
- Snow-covered mountains on the Mediterranean coast
- Visit to the Sierra Nevada National Park
- Active mountaineering in Pradollano
- Winter sports in the Pradollano snowpark
- Hiking trip through Andalusia
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Vacation rentals in Sierra Nevada
In the wintery terrain of the Sierra Nevada, many different holiday accommodations are at your personal disposal. For example, choose a modern apartment in the National Park area, which is just a few minutes walk from the local ski slopes. On the other hand, choose a luxuriously furnished chalet in the mountains or rent a vacation rental that offers you maximum comfort and convenience.
Holidays in Sierra Nevada
Location and orientation
The Sierra Nevada lies on the Mediterranean coast in the south of Spain and means translated "snow-covered mountains". At 3482 metres above sea level, Sierra Nevada is the highest mountain range in the Iberian Peninsula and is usually covered with a thick layer of snow from November to May. Located in the Spanish provinces of Granada and Almería within the autonomous region of Andalusia, the Sierra Nevada describes an approximately 100 kilometer long section of the mountain range of the Betische Kordillere.
The melt water of the Sierra Nevada supplies almost the entire hinterland with fresh drinking water.
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In the Sierra Nevada National Park, you will experience the rich flora and fauna of Spanish nature on an area of around 86,208 hectares. In addition to Mulhacén, the highest mountain on the Iberian Peninsula, numerous protected animal species and plant varieties await you with the so-called Endemites, which can only be found here in their original form. Representative for the medium to high mountainous areas of the Mediterranean region, lush wooded areas alternate with barren screes, the characteristic beauty of which makes the landscape so attractive.2. Active mountaineering in Pradollano
Via the village of Pradollano you reach the top of Pico del Veleta on the highest road in Europe. Near your chalet you can take the chance for a sporty hiking trip up to the summit or pursue alpine activities in Pradollano, an artificially created winter sports resort. Experience fascinating winter landscapes in Europe's largest snow park, which invite you to fast freestyle skiing, trendy snowboarding, traditional downhill skiing or a leisurely winter walk.3. Hiking trip through Andalusia
Andalusia together with the Sierra Nevada is an excellent hiking area. The central mountain massif of the Betic Cordillera, in the midst of a snowy landscape, offers a variety of hiking routes, marked by the Mulhacén and the Veleta, the highest peaks of the Iberian Peninsula. Start your varied hiking excursion starting at your vacation rental along the western main axis of the high mountains. With the possibility to visit the amphitheatre up to the Alpujarra in the southern part you finally get access to the idyllically situated villages in Moorish style.