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To walk

Combine a relaxing holiday with some activities when you stay at La casa en el Valle . The house is located in the beautiful Lecrin Valley from where you can take numerous walks. In addition there are also various hiking routes in the Alpujarras. All of this can be reached with a short drive. Hiking routes vary to easy, intermediate and difficult. The walks are best done in the spring or autumn. If you still choose to make a trip in the warmer months of July and August leave then early in the morning.

Ruta del Azahar Melegis

Melegìs Ruta del Azahar

A walk between Melegís and Restábal through orange and lemon groves along the river from the Sierra Nevada that flows through acequias to the Beznar reservoir.

Difficulty: easy Time: 1,5 hour
Distance: 5 km
Hights: no
Directions: marked

CLos Cahorros de Monachil

Los Cahoros de Monachil

A walk over suspension bridges and gorge in the Sierra Nevada overlooking the city of Granada. The route is circular.

Difficulty: easy
Time: 3 hours
Distance: 8 km
Hights: from 805m to 1123m
Directions: Los Cahorros

barranco de poqueira

Barranco de poqueira

The route starts in Pampaneira and runs via Bubion to Capileira. But you can also start in one of the villages. The route description always starts and ends on the church square.

Difficulty: medium
Time: 4,5 uur
Distance: 8,8 km
Hights: from 1062m to 1432m
Directions: Barranco de poqueira

route Niguelas

Route Nigüelas

A walk on a paved mountain path and winding donkey paths with beautiful views over Niqûelas, the pine forests, almond and olive groves.

Difficulty: medium
Time: 3 uur
Distance: 8 km
Hights: van 940m naar 1400m
Directions: Routa Nigüelas

acequias del poqueira

Acequias del Poqueira

This walk starts and ends in the picturesque white village of Capileira. This village dates back to 1562 and is one of the most beautiful white villages in Spain.

Difficulty: hard
Time: 6-8 uur
Distance: 15,9 km
Hights: van 1464m naar 2141m
Directions: Acequias del Poqueira