The end of ski season is approaching and as every year a skiing in swimsuit event is being organized, a rather striking event which has been held since a few years being this new edition. If you ever thought how it would be to ski or snowboard without clothes it is your chance to try it.
April will bring us not only the spring but also activities and discounts to Sierra Nevada for skiing. The 30th of April is the last day of the ski season, if you are willing to take part in the called event 'ski the spring in Sierra Nevada', you are yet on time.
Visiting Sierra Nevada in autumn is not expensive at all, now we can find very cheap flights to Malaga. These low prices in autumn on flights, hotels and car rental allow us to know some places in the province of Granada, located just 90 minutes from Malaga and the Costa del Sol. Now in October and November, shortly before the start of the ski season is an ideal time to enjoy the attractions of Granada without being the weather too cold.
World Snow Day is coming the next weekend and Sierra Nevada participate by offering dedicated activities and ski lessons for children. This event is organized worldwide and most of the worldwide ski stations participate on it, oficially it's just one day, the sunday...but they use to extend it for the whole weekend and some ski stations even offer it one weekend every month.
Granada is known for having a great number of vigilance cameras and radars and bad traffic signs that aren’t translated to English, so if you drive a car in Granada it’s always highly recommendable to drive very carefully and paying special attention to the traffic signs. The fines for those who drive a rental car and commit any kind of traffic offense will reach them with a small extra charge as an administration fee. Continue reading to know the most common causes for fines, how to avoid them and how are processed by the rental agency, not only in Granada but in Spain.
Only an hour and a half drive from Malaga and the Costa del Sol are rising the highest mountain ranges of the peninsula, Sierra Nevada in Granada, the southernmost ski resort in Europe. With the recent rains, this resort located on more than 2,400 meters above sea level, and from where on clear days you can see the Mediterranean Sea and Africa, is preparing for the new 2012-13 season.
It has been over 500 years since the last "Moor" was expelled from the Alhambra by the Catholic Monarchs. The red castle, Al-Hamra, was for over 200 years the last bastion of the Nazari Kingdom in Al-Andalus, located on a hill, with the snowy mountains of the Sierra Nevada as a backdrop.
The southernmost ski resort in Europe, Sierra Nevada in Granada, opens this Saturday November 26th the season with the largest skiing area in history at the beginning of the season.
The southernmost ski resort in Europe, Sierra Nevada in Granada, has already registered its first snowfalls, leaving a thickness of between 5 and 7 cm from 1,800 metres above sea level. These first flakes on the highest mountain peaks of the Spanish Peninsula have been a good reason for many people who went during the weekend to Sierra Nevada to enjoy the snow with the family, throwing snowballs and sliding on sleds. Useful links: Skiing in Sierra Nevada Sierra Nevada hotels Sierra Nevada apartments Skiing lessons in Granada Ski equipment rental