This natural park is situated in the western part of the province and covers several municipalities. In the past, its peaks were the natural refrigerators that provided snow that was distributed in summer around the villages.
With a great diversity and natural richness, the Sierra de las Nieves has ideal routes for trekking, a perfect activity to spend a few pleasant hours in contact with nature. Here is the province’s highest peak, the Torrecilla peak with a height of 1919 metres.
The network of paths of the Sierra de las Nieves is made up of over 30 routes and 4 types of trails:
The long distance trails
These trails are approved for mountain sports and rock climbing, and generally runs along simple paths that communicate different urban cores and different routes which is why it’s highly recommendable for anyone.
If you wish to discover more specific areas you can use one of the specific trails in the Sierra de las Nieves, and be able to choose the one that most suits what you’re looking for. There are two types of these trails:
Short distance trails: Approved and signposted by the Andalusian mountaineering federation.
Trails of public use through the interior of the natural park.
It can only be accessed by road, and along the way we’ll surely enjoy the spectacular views of its natural environment and scenery while we drive along the different roads that connect the different villages of the Sierra.
To get there from Malaga we must take the Guadalhorce A-357 road towards Cartama and turnoff towards Coin on the A-337, then we must head towards Marbella on the A-355 until we reach the turnoff towards Monda and Guaro, already part of the Sierra de las Nieves.
From Marbella we’ll drive to Ojen which connects with all the villages of the Sierra de las Nieves.
From Ronda we’ll head towards El Burgo using the road A-366.