Mountain Ranges in Spain

In fact, Spain is located between Mediterranean to Atlantic and its landscape is vary from part to part. If you like to have a road trip in Spain Mountains, even with self-drive or fly drive holiday packages, with a chill weather in middle of summer and then going for water activities in beeches Spain is a best country. You can experience mountain like, mountain hiking, mountain off roading as well as winter sports and adventure biking all in Spain Mountains. Here is some of the best mountain ranges in Spain :

1- Sierra Nevada

If you like to do the Ski in southeast part of Spain near the Mediterranean Sea, Sierra Nevada is that mountain ranges. It is interested to know that it’s coastal is protected as national park and is UNESCO honored. This mountain has a highest peak in Spain (3481 Meters) and one of the highest in Europe.
Therefore, we can expect that these mountain ranges in Spain is one of the winter sport activities destination in the winter. You can choose a track to visit costa de sol, pass these mountain ranges, and reach to major cities in Spain like Granada and Seville.
Do not forget that the Spanish meaning of Sierra Nevada is “mountain covered in Snow “
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2- Pyrenees Mountain

It is another mountain ranges in Spain. This mountain is mountains between France and Spain and is forming a kind of natural border between two countries. The length of these mountain ranges in Spain is from Catalonia and costa de brave to Basque Country on the Atlantic coast and almost 430 km. in winter there are lots of places in this mountain that you can do most of the winter sports.
It is interesting to know that a part of these mountain ranges has been defined as UNESCO World Heritage Site and there are many places for skiing, hiking and biking as well as offroading and motorbike trails.
In the Pyrenees, you can explore the nature, taste Catalan foods or hideout in the mountains. The language that is popular in these mountain ranges is Catalan and Spanish and French could be the third language. In addition, hotels and other touristic businesses can speak a little bit English and you can communicate, as you need with them.
The best time of the year to visit these mountain ranges in Spain is autumn or spring, because the temperature is mild and it is less crowded. However, if you are heading for snow holidays the best time would be winter and some charismas events is being held during New Year time. Also, the best way of visiting these mountain ranges in Spain is by your Spain road trips holiday as form of self-drive or fly drive holidays in Spain.
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3- Montserrat

It is other mountain ranges in Spain that is unique because of its shapes. These mountain ranges has very unusual shape that is coming from thousands years ago when most of the earth was filled by water.
Special shape of this mountain range attract a lots of visitor each year and in your Spain road trip if you are coming out from Barcelona or going in , it can be on your track . There is also cathedral in this mountain which you can park your car and visit the old village of Montserrat.
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4- Picos de Europa

Yes, the meaning of these mountain ranges in Spain is “the pick of Europe”.
It is the first thing that sailors can see when they are arriving to Europe from Atlantic. There are many beautiful places in this mountain to visit and see. Lakes Ercina and Enol, Covadonga, Arenas de Cabrales, Bulnes, Sotres and its national park are the places that must be visited during passing these mountain ranges in Spain.
Also, do not forget that if you like hiking in the mountain Picos de Europa has network of well-defined tracks that passes through un-touched villages. In the Fuente Dé you can take cable car to go up and have a great view and passing all adventure hikers paths to be on their last station.
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5- Serra de Tramuntana

This mountain ranges in Spain is in the Menorca island and run along northeast coast of Menorca which you can have great view to Mediterranean sea and Majorca deep blue lakes . The interesting sense in the nature of this mountain is pine trees that are grown between red rocks and limestones.
This mountain range also has been awarded in UNESCO World Heritage for its great physical and cultural significance and the method that locals have developed inside the mountain to develop sustainable agriculture is truly unique.
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6- Sierra Blanca

These mountain ranges in Spain is located in costa de sol, Marbella, and is standing next to the palm trees and orange trees, which is very typical in the south of Spain. The meaning is “While mountain” because it is covered by blanket of snow.
In your road trip to Spain you can go by car through this mountain and have great view of Mediterranean Sea to Africa .there is also national park Natural Park of Sierra de las Nieves extends itself beyond the peaks of Sierra Blanca, and it has its ‘roof’ at the Torrecilla mountain, with 1919 meters.
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7- Serra de Barbanza

These mountain ranges in Spain is not large, but its position made it remarkable. It is along Atlantic coastline and is between two rivers, which submerged under the sea.
In your Spain road trip in Southwest of the province of A Coruña, you can pass this mountain range and one of the interesting point in this place is it’s wild life . It is home of many wild horses that are wandering around green parts of mountain.
Also in the top of this mountain, you can find a full range of ancient settlements, funerary monuments and preserved mammals.
In this mountain, there are many good hotels to stay and traditional restaurant, which mostly served Tapas.