The Ski paradise of Southern Spain opens soon
Not many people associate Spain with skiing, however Spain has many great skiing resorts. One of the very best is Sierra Nevada and it opens for the season Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Anyone who is planning to spend part of the winter in the slopes can have great benefit by buying passes already.
Seniors from 60 years as well as children and the disabled always have discounted prices.
If you are a curious soul and wish to see the amount of snow live, lifts and slopes just check on the ski resorts website and there are also various webcams such as sierranevada.es .
The ski resort of Sierra Nevada, with the same name as the mountain range, is located in the south of Spain with Granada as the nearest city. There are around 20 peaks above 3000 m above sea level.
The highest is Mulhacén, 3.482 meters, and is the highest mountain in the Iberian peninsula.
Sierra Nevada is also Europe’s southernmost ski resort, just 27 km from Granada. Located 100km from Motril on the Costa Tropical and 160 km from Malaga on the Costa del Sol.
It is one of the few places in the world where you can ski in the morning and swim in the sea in the afternoon.