Spain is the most mountainous country in Europe behind Switzerland, so it’s no surprise that is a great place for a mountain holiday. It is packed with stunning mountain ranges which can be a great place to escape for a holiday in summer or winter. From the Pyrenees to the Sierra Nevada, you won’t come up short when reaching for the peaks in Spain. Whether you’re looking for a skiing holiday, mountain biking or just a relaxing rural break in the hills, Spain has more than enough to offer.
The Pyrenness are perhaps the most famous of the mountain ranges in Spain, and they truly live up to their reputation when you visit. Offering stunning scenery, great weather and a wealth of activities to get stuck into. Hike your way around the hills, ski down them or bike up them, this area will leave even the most energetic exhausted. But don’t worry if that’s the case as the Pyrenees are also home to some of the best spas and luxury hotels in the country.
The Sierra Nevada, in the heart of the region of Andalucia, is a rugged expanse of breathtaking mountains with more than 20 peaks above 3,000m. It is the second biggest mountain range in Europe, second only to the Alps. Of course, this type of environment make it a haven for skiers and other activity lovers who flock to the region to make the most of the slopes and peaks. With plunging gorges, steep cliffs and glacial likes, there’s not much to dislike about this jaw-dropping area.