The Sierra Nevada, the main ski resort in the south of Europe and with the highest number of sunny days per year, is a real paradise for the lovers of winter sports.
The ski resort boasts 2,500 ha. of snow, 53 runs with a total of 61,4 km., 338 snow-making machins, a snowpark, 2 croww-country trails, parallel slalom, several restaurants next to the runs, and more. It is equipped with the best facilities in Spain for skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and even dog or horse sledding.
The Sierra Nevada has a skiing season which stretches from Autum to early may. The resort hosted the World Alpine Ski Campionship in 1996 and the World Cup Ski Finals in 1999.
There are two 8,6 km. cross-country trails. The second winter resort in the province is La Ragua, where cross-country is also possible.
Nightlife is great in the Sierra Nevada, with its restaurants, clubs, tapas and drinks next to the runs, nocturnal skiing...