Natural Parks in the Region Valle Lecrin



The south-western part of the Sierra Nevada is situated in the region Valle de Lecrin.  Natural Park Sierra Nevada is with 85.883 the biggest national park in Spain. Around the National Park is a Natural Park designated which contains 90.000 hectares. The park in total, is also recognized as a biospere reserve by UNESCO. Mulhacen is with 3489 meters the highest peak of the Spanish mainland. This park is a paradise for hikers and for ski lovers in the winter....

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The wetlands of Padua are listed as a natural reserved area in Natural Park Sierra Nevada, as it is located on the southwestern foothills of this mountain range. It is situated next to the municipality Padul, 25 kilometers from the city of Granada. It is surrounded by dozens of farms and crossed by numerous roads. The set of ponds and peatlands covers an area of 327.398 hectares. It is the only existing wetland of endorheic origin in the province of Granada........

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This large rock accumulation, with marble that gives the yellow color  marks the place where the earth is cracked and surfaced underground. Geologists say that still moves. The movement existsbut is very slow and the appearance of the place changes over the years. This failure is a significant part of the geological evolution of the southeast of the Iberian peninsula. It is particularly interesting because it is relatively recent. You can see the striation and........

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