Sierra Las Nieves

The Sierra Las Nieves is a protected Karst landscape of some 20,172 hectares and contains the most extensive relic forests of Spanish Fir ( Abies Pinsapo ) within the Iberian Peninsular, covering over 300 hectares of the parks range and in places making up mix communities with typical Oak species such as Quercus Ilex

The park contains the highest peaks of the Malaga and Cadiz provinces, its summit Torrecilla (1919m) regularly receiving snow fall over the winter months giving the park its name – the Mountain of the Snows. It also contains Spains deepest cave system, La Sima GESM (Grupo de Exploraciones Subterráneas de Málaga). which has been been explored to over a kilometer below its entrance so far.