Sierra Nevada is the most popular skiing destination in southern Spain. At it foothills is the beautiful city of Granada. One can enjoy skiing and sun with culture and history combined. Granada is home to one of the most prestigious cultural heritages of Andalucía, “El Alhambra”. The Alhambra consists of Islamic palaces built for the last Muslim emirs in Spain and its court of the Nasrid dynasty.
“The first historical documents known about the Alhambra date from the 9th century and they refer to Sawwar ben Hamdun who, in the year 889, had to seek refuge in the Alcazaba, a fortress, and had to repair it due to the civil fights that were destroying the Caliphate of Cordoba, to which Granada then belonged.”
Back to skiing – Sierra Nevada has the highest point of continental Spain, Mulhacén at 3,478 metres (11,411 ft) above sea level. in an area along the Mediterranean Sea predominantly known for its warm temperatures and abundant sunshine. Only 1 and half hours drive from Málaga and close to Almería, Granada is a destination accessible by all means of transport and has its own airport.
Sierra Nevada is a very popular winter season holiday destination. So if you are travelling in Andalucia, or willing to visit in this winter season, come down rolling to sunny Spain and book yourself a holiday.
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