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Sierra Nevada National and Natural Parks, Costa Tropical, Andalusia
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Sierra Nevada is famous with its highest mountain peaks on the Iberian Peninsula. This mountain range has been declared a National Park. Sierra Nevada is a popular ecotourism spot and ski resort in Spain.

Sierra Nevada National & Natural Parks are located in Costa Tropical region, on the southern Spain neighboring Granada.

The road to Sierra Nevada Mountains is the highest mountain road in Europe which starts from Granada. The GR-420 takes the visitors to the information center of El Dornajo where it is the beginning of the Sierra Nevada protected nature area. The road continues to the Sierra Nevada resorts. There is an excellent hotel infrastructure and services in the region.

It is possible to practice six different types of snow sports at the Veleta peak on the altitude of 3,398 m. from the end of autumn to mid-spring.

On the mountains visitors are able to see all the way to the North African coast on a clear day. The rich flora and extensive fauna is perfect for the nature lovers.

Tourist Information
Administrative Centre
Tel.: +34 958 026300 ; Fax.: +34 958 026310
http://reddeparquesnacionales.mma.es

 


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