Long hot summers, warm mellow autumns,
winter months with cold crisp nights.
The village of El Turro is
situated 40 minutes from the historic city
of Granada, with the famous Alhambra Palace,
and 1 hour away from the Costa Tropical
beaches, where there are wide choices of
beach front restaurants.
The Sierra Nevada Ski
Resort, available for Para/gliding,
excellent local scenery for mountain biking,
walking , rock climbing, or simply soaking
up the rays.
There is local cycle hire available, including maps,
collection/delivery from El Turro.. Enjoy a local nature walk, within
5 minutes of El Turro, or further a field,
exploring the local birds, flowers, and
These can be booked prior to departure
Nearby National Parks Sierra de Tejida and
the spa town of Alhama de Granada. The
village of El Turro, with a population of
382. There is a local bar with traditional
tapas, bar meals, a local shop where you can
buy stamps, beer, wine, fruit & vegetables.
Baths in Alhama de Granada
village, and local countryside.
Take a stroll around the village and local
countryside on foot, and sample the local
Spanish life. Enjoy the local tapas in the
bar. Visit Alhama de Granada, and enjoy a
walk around the old town and spectacular
The City of Granada
Drive to the Alhambra Palace, with pre
booked ticket, taking in breakfast nearby.
Spend 4-5 hours visiting the Palace and
gardens. Enjoy the rest of what Granada
offers, with the open top bus tour of
Granada, from the Alhambra Palace. Use this
opportunity to identify areas of interest to
visit later or on another day.
Flamenco show in Albacin
Visit the Cathedral and the old Arab quarter
Albacin. There is also an excellent Sunday
market. (great opportunity to buy local
vegetable and fruit direct from the farm).
Bird and Nature walk with local guide.
You will be collected from the house, and
taken on guided walk with a local guide,
within the local area, or even further a
The City of Cordoba
The beautiful city of Cordoba can be reached
within 2 hours, by the motorway network of
Andalucia. Take in the Botanical gardens and
the Mezquita, and on the return trip, visit
the roman city of Antequera
A great way to explore the local area on 2
wheels. The region is ideal for cycling with
quiet country roads. Cycle hire available
This city is famous for its cave dwelling,
with residents still living in cave houses.
Beach and Wine Tasting
Take the motorway to the coast, spend a few
hour soaking up the rays, and enjoying the
fish restaurants. On the return journey,
visit the Bodegas del Sierra Nevada, sample
the red wine, with tapas.
Sierra Nevada National Park
Take a drive to the western slopes of the
Sierra Nevada, enjoy the mountain scenery,
during the winter visit the ski resort and
have ski/snow boarding lessons.