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Sierra Nevada, Spain

Sierra Nevada, Spain is a magnificent, dramatic, craggy and sweeping mountain range, which is the 2nd highest in Europe. It means the "snowy range" in Spanish. The Sierra Nevada,
Spain is a protected area encompassing torrid rivers, steep-sided gorges, bouldered scree slopes, glacial lakes amidst snowy peaks and, in the foothills of the Alpujarras, cultivated terraces of almond trees and vegetables.

Location - The co-ordinates of the place are 37°05'N, 3°10'W

Reaching there - Reaching Sierra Nevada, Spain is easier through the international airports Granada or Malaga, Madrid or Barcelona,where chartered flights and scheduled flights are pretty common along with passenger airlines like Iberia airlies.Book flight tickets of Iberia airlines online from mapsofworld and get best airlines deals.

All major highways being newly constructed they make for easy and quick travel in the region, connecting Sierra Nevada, Spain to all major cities of southern Spain. Sierra Nevada,Spain also has a gigantic underground car park with ability for holding 2,644 cars. Being the largest underground car park in Spain, it also has an outdoor carriage park for 100 vehicles.

Located 33 kilometers from the Sierra Nevada resort Granada has a large functional train station.

Sightseeing - Sierra Nevada, Spain being a designated national park offers a lot to see to the interested traveler. Near the Cerro del Trevenque in the west of the park, Jardin Botanico de La Cortijuela, has around 100 plant species that can be found in the park.

Tibetan Monastery O Sel Ling, founded in 1982, was named by the Dalai Lama as 'the Place of the Clear Light' and, positioning oneself by the brilliantly hued Buddhist stupa at the monastery's entrance one can appreciate why.

Balneario de Lanjaron is a natural spa with renowned medicinal qualities since 1765.

Accommodations - There's a huge spectrum of accommodation in the village - from indulgent hotels with first class services counting health and fitness centers to more affordable hostels and Alpine-style self-catering chalets. These are less occupied, more "Spanish" and generally cheaper than accommodation in Pradollano.

Four restaurants offer drinks, fast-food and a la carte meals on the inclines and the resort village of Pradollano is chock-a-block with bars, restaurants, bakeries and confectioneries shops. At sun down, the village becomes an energetic nightspot with many of music bars and clubs.

Other features - Sierra Nevada Ski Resort is the main attraction of the region, other than the obvious natural beauty of the region allowing for the steady stream of tourists to this Spanish Switzerland.

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Last Updated Date: June 1st, 2018

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