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Sierra Nevada and the Ruta del Jamon

Viva Espagna

This four day trip includes a visit to the Alhambra and 3 days challenging riding around the Sierra Nevada

Day 1 The Alhambra
The Alhambra is world famous as a religious centre demonstrating the mix history of Spain. With over 800 years under the rule of the Moors a visit to the palace is unmissable
Day 3
The hardest of the three days, we climb 3,500 ft and cover a distance of 80 miles with some of the finest views in Spain. Thje desert stretches out beneath us and the foliage disapears as we get mroe and more remote.
Day 2 The Ride Begins
Begining at the Alhambra, we set off towards the East of the Sierra Nevada for a day of hills and caves with 3,000ft of climb and 67 miles. Our accommodation for the night is the famous white caves at El,Civonda
Day 4 Return to Granada
The final day sees us return to the start. Granada hosta vast array of Hamams, Turkish baths where we will get a rub down at the end of the day.

The Alhambra is one of Spains best history lessons, a must see!

Sierra Nevada Peaks

Some of the highest summits in Spain. The highest paved road in Europe climbs up to 3,500 metres.

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