Hiking Ruta de Los Bolos, Dúrcal in Granada

Ruta de Los Bolos Durcal

If you are in search of a refreshing river hike in the scorching summer heat, Ruta de Los Bolos, Durcal is a delightful surprise in Granada’s lower Sierra Nevada Natural Park. With multiple water holes to dip into freezing cold mountain water before continuing through the glittering river, there are so many beautiful spots that […]

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 […]

10 Awesome hikes in Granada, Spain, for all levels

Hikes in Granada Spain

Home to one of Andalucia’s two national parks and quite a few of the highest peaks on the peninsula, Granada is jam-packed with hiking trails from easy to demanding. Hiking in Granada, Spain, is a must for any outdoor enthusiast whether it’s climbing the highest peak in mainland Spain, Mulhacen (3479 masl), or exploring the […]

21 Best hikes in Andalucia: Southern Spain bucket list hikes

Best hiking Andalucia Spain

Hiking in Andalucia is definitely worthy of your Spain bucket list! With a large variety of landscapes boasting coastal hikes like no other, rivers, ravines, waterfalls, and bare rugged 3000-meters peaks, it’s a wonderful destination for outdoor lovers! Having lived in the region for over 10 years and hiked in all 8 provinces, here are […]

12 Easy hiking trails for beginners in Andalucia

Hiking trails for beginners

If you’re a new hiker you might not want to head out on the most technically challenging or the steepest and longest trails just yet. It’s always safe to start out with easy hikes that are well marked and don’t take too long. Lucky for you, Andalucia is full of great hiking trails for beginners. […]

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 […]