Güejar Sierra - Nigüelas - Capileira - Bubión - Actividades
Although Pradollano is the touristic "Capitol" of the Sierra Nevada, there are many other charming little villages worth visiting in the Sierra Nevada. We present you the most important villages of the area.
Güejar Sierra is situated on the way up to the ski station Pradollano, about 15km before the top mountain village Sol y Nieve. Güejar Sierra can be an excellent option if accommodations in Pradollano are fully booked out. Due to the longer distance to the lifts,lodging is more economical here, too.
The village Nigüelas (Lecrin valley) can be found on the western side of the Sierra Nevada below the peak of the mountain El Zahor, along the shore of the river Torrente. It is a small village with some historical sites and excellents views over its surroundings. A good place for those who want to go on hiking tours in the Sierra Nevada.
Capileira is in the southern part of the Sierra Nevada and it's also called the heart of the Alpujarra Granadina. You will find an exceptional natural environment inviting to activities like hiking, bicycle or mountainbike tours, or horse riding trips.
Bubión is also situated in the southern Alpujarra area, about 10km from Capileira.
This is a good spot for a base camp for hikes or bike tours through this fantastic landscape of the natural preserve in the Sierra Nevada.