El Dornajo

El Dornajo
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Situated on the road that goes up to Sierra Nevada, in El Dornajo Visitor Centre, visitors are guided by illustrious, scientific and romantic travel figures, and they can enjoy a historic journey through these mysterious lands to discover the richness of its natural and cultural heritage.

The exhibition includes an ethnographic tour of traditional activities like agriculture, mining, medicinal uses of mineral and thermal water, and the creation of snowfields. It also covers the tourism boost that took place in the area in the early 20th century when the first tram across the mountains and ending at a large hotel was built.

El Dornajo is also outward-facing and invites guests to go on the longest circular walk in the Peninsula, called Sulayr which crosses these mountains from Granada to Almería. You can also visit the viewpoint and La Cortijuela botanical garden.

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El Dornajo
Carretera A-395 de Sierra Nevada, km. 23, 18160
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Services and infrastructure

  • Accessible for handicapped
  • Bar
  • Facilities for Disabled
  • Shopping area
  • Unique building

Target audiences

young people, I travel alone, Couples, Friends, Lgbti, For families, Seniors


Sports, Culture, Nature, Leisure and fun