Birdwatching at Sierra Nevada, Natura 2000.

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:23+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Activities|

Sierra Nevada offers a complex of ecosystems that are home to a diverse representation of the ornithological fauna of the Mediterranean mountains. The confluence of climate, geography, terrain and man geobotanical been conditioned, throughout history, the presence of different species that make up its avifauna. Sierra Nevada is [...]

Yesterday and Today

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:24+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Balzain Chronicles|

The oldest building is known as " Caserío Fuente del Álamo " dating back to the beginning of 17th century. In earlier times, the "Fuente del Álamo" was a natural shelter for shepherds who used to camp close to the spring below the rocks. Afterwards, they built a [...]

Routes throught the Darro Granada

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:24+00:00 January 11th, 2009|Foothpaths|

With splendid Muslim past, the eternal Grenada harmoniously combines all the wealth that gives its miscegenation, as reflected in its streets and its inhabitants. The Darro is a protagonist of this since time immemorial. In the northern flank of Plaza Nueva, opposite the Darro River, is located the [...]

Natrural Areas in Andalucia, Granada, Sierra Nevada

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:24+00:00 April 12th, 2008|Granada|

Granada, kingdom of heaven. The heights of the Granada mountains makes the province the ceiling of Andalusia. It is the Mulhacen, with its 3482 meters high, the highest point of the peninsula. This summit is part of the Sierra Nevada National Park, considered one of the richest natural areas throughout [...]

Routes throught Las Hoyas de Baza y Guadix

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 10th, 2008|Foothpaths|

The valley that opens to the northwest of Sierra Nevada form a hoya flanked by saws Baza and Castril. These lands were the point of the first men who populated the European continent. Although Roman origin, the beautiful town of Huéscar not received their full development as a [...]

Baza

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 9th, 2008|Granada|

The formerly known as Bastia, which was part of the Via Herculean, now has two notable tourist demands: their sulphurous waters and the legend of the Lady of Baza. […]

Routes throught the Costa Tropical

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 9th, 2008|Foothpaths|

The so-called Costa Tropical, which is essentially the Granada coastline, enjoys one of the most benign climates, not only on the Iberian peninsula, but throughout the European Mediterranean. The mountains of the Sierra Nevada protected from the north winds, creating a microclimate of a tropical temperate. Apart from [...]

Granada

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 8th, 2008|Granada|

Glorious head perched Nazari, this artistic and historic city saw Boabdil mourn for “not having defended like a man”. History A primitive core of Iberian settlers settled in the hills where today the suburb of Albaicin and the Alhambra rise. The war between Carthaginians and Romans ended with [...]

Guadix

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 7th, 2008|Granada|

Traditional troglodyte caves and architectural wealth are the heritage of this city that displays its charms in the foothills north of Sierra Nevada History His condition crossroads, and also of civilizations and cultures, he attracted Julius Caesar, who founded the city in 45 B.C. with the name of [...]

La Calahorra

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 6th, 2008|Granada|

Right in the highlands of Marquesado, Calahorra is located in the northern port side of the Ragua, single step across the Sierra Nevada. History Its name comes from the era of domination Arabic, when referred to the city as Galatians-Alora, “tower defense” or “bulwark”. In 1490, the Catholic [...]

Loja

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 5th, 2008|Granada|

City sources and homeland Ramon Maria Narvaez, valid for Elizabeth II, Loja stands under the Mount Hacho and the whim of Genil. […]

Salobreña

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 4th, 2008|Granada|

Salobreña At the heart of the Costa Tropical, the maze of streets full of plants clings to the rock that covers the sea from heights. […]

Trevélez

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 April 3rd, 2008|Granada|

Trevelez Divided into three districts that were to grab the more than 200 metres, you know hams are cured in a microclimate prefect. History The origin of his name could be found in Velex, Latin word meaning “valley” and could allude to those who are at the margins [...]

Hiking at Sierra Nevada National Park

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:25+00:00 March 29th, 2008|Foothpaths|

SULAYR TRAIL GR-240 The largest circular trail in Andalusian and Spanish geography. Discover the unique Penibetic landscapes through a personal experience influenced by the contact with nature. 19 tracks to enjoy walking in Sierra Nevada.  […]

Climate and Tourism in Andalusia

By | 2017-10-30T20:04:26+00:00 February 29th, 2008|Activities|

ANDALUSIA “More than 300 sunny days a year” Andalusia is one of the warmest regions of Europe. Its got a mild meditarranean climate and warm summers, mild winters and few rains. Andalusia stands out by its brightness as a result of the great [...]