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,… Read More Sierra Nevada – not just for winter!
The Lecrin Valley is gearing up for a musical summer, with plenty of different music to suit all tastes… July’s temperatures are lovely and warm, but not too hot yet, so it’s the perfect time to enjoy some great music in this beautiful corner of Spain.
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… Read More Now Easy-er to fly to Granada from Manchester!
The weather may have turned a bit chilly and autumnal in the UK this week, but not so in the Lecrin Valley, where the sunshine persists to provide lovely late summer weather, well into October and beyond.
Over the next few weeks temperatures in southern Spain will be in the mid thirties, so with schools off for the summer, many Spanish and visiting families are set to escape the heat of the city for the breezes of the valley and the coast… The Lecrin Valley has the best of all worlds: It nestles in… Read More Hello easy breezy Lecrin Valley summer
This time of year has to be the best time in the Lecrin Valley… the spring flowers are all out, the birds are singing, the weather is beautifully warm and sunny and the smell of citrus blossom, or “azahar” is everywhere. While the majority of this uplifting, sweet and pungent aroma is orange blossom, el Azahar officially… Read More Aaaaah, el Azahar!
February is always a busy time of the year in the valley with the winter citrus harvest. Already 50-60% of the harvest gathered, the cooperativa (the Lecrin Valley’s local farmers’ cooperative) at Melegis is working full pelt with truck loads of local Lecrin Valley oranges being weighed and boxed up every day. Most will be exported overseas… Read More Winter orange harvest is bittersweet!
Winter is an amazing time to get walking in the #LecrinValley, bathed in sunshine, surrounded almond blossom. … Read More Winter walks in the Lecrin Valley
No matter how many years you spend in the Lecrin Valley, you never tire of the amazing spectacle every January and February when the almond blossom appears.… Read More Amazing almond blossom
If you’re looking for some warm winter sun and crisp blue sky days, but prefer incredible scenery to sun-baking and love walking and a bit of skiing, then this is a great time of year to visit the Lecrin Valley. It’s also a great time to visit the Alhambra and the rest of Granada without all the busloads of… Read More Winter in the Lecrin Valley: crisp blue sky days and warm sunshine