Valley Blog

Running around El Valle de Lecrín

If you’re interested in running, and love the Lecrin Valley, read the latest blog post on AT Home in Andalucia’s by guest contributor, Catherine Walkley…

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If you’re a lover of country running and like a bit of a challenge, then the Lecrin Valley has routes aplenty and lots of fabulous scenery, sights and sounds to distract you from the hills! Local runner and our new colleague, Catherine Walkley tells us why she loves running around El Valle de Lecrín…

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A valley for all seasons, but spring is the best

One of the great things about our little corner of Spain, and its particular location is that, unlike many hot countries, you don’t have to give up the seasons in order to have your “place in the sun”. All seasons are great here, but spring is the best, and a fantastic time to get to know the Lecrin Valley.

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Enjoy the snow – there’s heaps on the Sierra Nevada!

Happy New Year! We’ve had a bit of a cold snap in the Lecrin Valley over the last week, with a very cold wind coming down off the mountains and some rain. Down in the valley that’s not particularly brilliant, but it’s fantastic news for skiers up in the Sierra Nevada (our area of fabulous skiing (less than an hour from the Valley) where the snow is great, with more to come!

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Review of 2020 and why house prices did not fall in the Lecrin Valley

Read At Home in Andalusia’s Spanish property market review of 2020 and why house prices did not fall in the Lecrin Valley…
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A guide to the festive season in Spain

The Holidays are Coming – here’s reblog of At Home in Andalusia’s useful guide to the festive season in Spain…

December and January is full of fiestas and special days in the Spanish calendar… here’s At Home in Andalusia’s run-down to help you enjoy the holiday season.
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Ted Hepenstal’s Rooftops painting depicts the beauty of Saleres

When talented UK artist Ted Hepenstal and his girlfriend were given the opportunity to stay in a friends villa in Saleres for a week, they jumped at the chance. The result is this fabulous, post-impressionist style painting of the rooftops of Saleres. Continue reading “Ted Hepenstal’s Rooftops painting depicts the beauty of Saleres”

Sierra Nevada – not just for winter!

The beautiful Sierra Nevada in the Granada Province is one of the best mountain regions in Spain, if not THE best!  Not just for winter pursuits, the Sierra Nevada, which is just a short drive from the Lecrin Valley, is also a great place to visit in the summer, with loads of activities from hiking, cycling, snow melt watching, waterfall jumping and much more!  Continue reading “Sierra Nevada – not just for winter!”

Spring returns for Semana Santa

Spring has finally arrived this week, just in time for Semana Santa and the Lecrin Valley will be bursting with sunshine, flowers and Easter parades!   Continue reading “Spring returns for Semana Santa”

A great time to buy and rent in the beautiful Lecrin Valley, Spain

Our beautiful Lecrin Valley is experiencing renewed vigour with a recovering economy and the completed motorway links to Almeria and Malaga, together with new international flight connections to Granada bringing more visitors and more business. Continue reading “A great time to buy and rent in the beautiful Lecrin Valley, Spain”

Now Easy-er to fly to Granada from Manchester!

Not only is Easyjet flying from Gatwick to Granada this year, but the company will also start to fly from Manchester this summer, with twice weekly flights from the end of July.  Return flights from Manchester to Granada will operate every Tuesday and Friday from 21 July through to the end of October, then every Monday and Friday from 30 October.   Continue reading “Now Easy-er to fly to Granada from Manchester!”