The glorious Sierra Nevada Mountains offer scenery that’s not found anywhere else. The mountains, which are the highest peaks in Spain, is nature at its best, especially during November through June when the mountains are all covered with snow that wonderfully lay on the irregular peaks as well as on the wide, open slopes. With that said, the Sierra Nevada Mountains are only located 45 minutes from the Andalusian city of Granada. To add icing on the cake, the mountains are surrounded by enchanting parks and spectacularly whitewashed villages, and the mild weather and sunny days make your visit more memorable.
Las Aluprajarras are the wooded rolling hills that descend the Sierra Nevada Mountain peaks. The Las Aluprajarras is an unspoiled landscape and offers a peaceful escape to nature. It is characterised with verdant valleys, rugged gorges, rolling hills that are nestled into woodlands. Characteristic towns on this landscape feature quiet nature trails and pedestrian lanes, historic churches.
Cerro de Mulhacen Mountain and Pico de Veleta Mountains
Cerro de Mulhacenm, which soars 3,841 metres high, is the highest peak in Spain’s Sierra Nevada ranges. And Pico de Veleta follows closely, rising to 3,428 metres. You can cycle around these mountains or hike them, be it in Winter or Summer when the weather is calm and favourable. But still, you want to make sure that don warm clothing to counter the cold temperatures and wind that at the top of these mountains.
Also, include the village Capiliera in your bucket list when visiting the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The village has lots of freshwater springs and sits on a beautifully rugged landscape on a hillside. Be sure to engage with the locals to learn about the magnificently unique culture and heritage—Dine and wine with them, and of course, dance with them the whole night. You can buy local crafts and costumes to gift your loved ones back at home.