How to hike Lavaderos de La Reina in Granada’s Sierra Nevada

Lavaderos de la Reina

Lavaderos de La Reina is arguably one of the most astounding hikes in Granada. Taking you across green meadows crisscrossed with glittering water making a heaven on earth for grazing cows. You’ll be left with that Sound of Music feeling accompanied by the cowbells and trickling water while insects chant intensively as they skip from […]

How to hike Vereda de La Estrella, Granada: Most beautiful hike in Sierra Nevada

Vereda de la Estrella hike

Probably the most classical hike in Sierra Nevada is the mesmerizing Vereda de la Estrella. This path dates back to 1890 when it was built to connect Granada with the mines that you can still see the remains of on the trail. Back in the day, there was a rail connection for easier transportation, though […]

Hiking guide: Cascada del Goterón, Sierra Nevada

Cascada del Goterón

If you’re up for a lesser frequented corner of the Sierra Nevada and you’re ready for views taken out of the Lord of The Rings, I have good news for you. Hiking up the popular Siete Lagunas trek from Trevelez, you can continue along with picturesque views until you walk into a view of steep, […]

How to hike to Siete Lagunas from Trevelez in Sierra Nevada National Park

Siete Lagunas Sierra Nevada

One of the most popular hikes from Trevelez in Granada’s Alpujarras in Sierra Nevada is the demanding hike to the mesmerizing meadows of Siete Lagunas. But this is not a walk-in-the-park-hike. With an ascent of nearly 1500 meters along less than 9 kilometers from the village to the first lagoon, you’ll have a hard time […]

9 Amazing hikes in Sierra Nevada Spain for every level

Hiking Sierra Nevada Spain

Sierra Nevada National Park in Spain is jam-packed with impressive hiking routes crossing the astounding 3000-meter peaks that the park is so famous for. For many, it can seem intimidating to go there. With not much hiking experience, it can seem like a destination out of reach. But Sierra Nevada is so much more than […]

Hiking Rio Molinos: How to hike Almeria’s lush river walk

Rio Molinos Almeria

Sometimes, all you need is to hear drizzling water, birds singing, and to breathe in the fresh scent of trees. Rio Molinos in Bayárcal is the perfect place for that! An easy yet breathtaking hike crossing the river multiple times, passing old water mills, and taking in beautiful views. This is just a little of […]

Complete Mulhacen hiking guide: The top of the Iberian Peninsula!

Mulhacen hiking

If you’re up for a true bucket list hike, Mulhacen, Spain is your peak! Being the highest mountain in Sierra Nevada, the second highest peak in Spain, the highest in mainland Spain, as well as the Iberian Peninsula, there is no doubt it’s worth the climb. This is one of the best hikes in southern […]

How to hike El Chullo Sierra Nevada: Almeria’s highest peak

Hike El Chullo Sierra Nevada

When you think of the highest peak in the province you usually expect it to be a bit of a challenge. But El Chullo, Almeria province’s highest peak, is anything but challenging. It’s actually a great beginner’s hike for anyone wanting to start out on the peaks. Towering above 2600 meters of altitude, the hike […]

Hiking Ruta de Los Cahorros Monachil: The most fun hiking trail in Sierra Nevada

Hiking Ruta de Los Cahorros Monachil

You’re up for a fun hiking trail for the whole family, with swimming holes, waterfalls, hanging bridges, and challenging crawls and climbs under and around cliffs. You’re looking for a natural playground and eager to cross one of the longest hanging bridges in Spain. Then hiking Ruta de Los Cahorros Monachil is for you. But […]

Pico de Veleta: Complete hiking guide to the second highest peak in Sierra Nevada

Hiking Pico de Veleta

As the second-highest peak in Sierra Nevada National Park and the third highest peak in mainland Spain, there is no arguing, Pico de Veleta (3398m) is a bucket list hike! The peak is easily accessible from the top of the Sierra Nevada chairlifts, but if you’re on this blog, I bet you’ll want to conquer […]