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Skiing and other winter sports in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada

Coming to Andalusia you might not be thinking of skiing! But you will be surprised just what a
wonderful ski resort we have close to our holiday rentals in Andalusia.
Go skiing in the morning and sip your coffee on one of the beaches on the Costa Tropical in the afternoon
– where else in the world can you do that!?

Sierra Nevada is the third highest mountain range in Europe. In fact, its peaks are the highest of Spain,
with more than 20 mountain peaks above 3.000 meters altitude.
Mount Mulhacén rises to 11,424 feet (3,482 metres) and it is considered to be the roof of the Iberian
Peninsula.
The ski resort of Sierra Nevada in Granada is the southernmost in Europe. It is located in southern
Spain, just 31 kilometres away from Granada.

This winter resort has 131 ski slopes with 110 km total length. There are 21 ski lifts with a capacity for
almost 45,207 skiers per hour.
Sierra Nevada in Granada offers excellent conditions to enjoy skiing and snowboarding with more sunny
days than anywhere else in Europe.
In Sierra Nevada all ski slopes are classified and clearly marked according to their difficulty.
There are 19 green slopes, 45 blue slopes, 53 red slopes and 7 black slopes. The colour code is as follows:
▸ Green: very easy, for beginners.
▸ Blue: easy.
▸ Red: difficult.
▸ Black: very difficultl, only for experts.

Please ask us about more info, how to get there, where to rent equipment, night skiing etc..
From our Holiday rental in Andalusia La Cueva it ́s a bit over an hour to get to the slopes, from the
holiday rentals in Orgiva El Garzopo and La Rueda it ́s the same distance.