El Dornajo Visitor Centre
The centre provides information for visitors as well as informative displays about the Sierra Nevada and the sale of books and maps. There is also a cafe.
Location: Carretera de la Sierra Nevada, km 23 (on the left as you go up towards the ski station on the A-395)
Tel: +34 958 340625
Open daily 9:30 – 14:30 and 16:30 – 19:30
Pampaneira Information Point
Includes an exhibition on the environment of the Sierra Nevada and displays on the traditional way of life in the Alpujarras. Also information for visitors, guide services and sale of books and maps.
Location: Plaza de la Libertad, Pampaneira
Tel: +34 958 763127
Summer: Tues – Sat 10:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 19:00; Sun & Mon 10:00 – 15:00
Winter: Tues – Sat 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 18:00; Sun & Mon 10:00 – 15:00
Offers information and advice as well as running the microbus service to Alto del Chorrillo – see transport page for further details.
Location: Casa de la Cultura, on the main road through Capileira
Tel: +34 958 763496; Mobile +34 686 414576
Opening hours: Spring – Autumn only Mon – Sat 9:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 20:00; Sun 9:00 – 14:00
Puerto de la Ragua Information Point
Offers information for visitors, a refugio with 16 places, bar-restaurant, gift shop and mountain bike hire. There are also some displays about the local area.
Location: Puerto de la Ragua, Carretera de La Cahorra – Cerín, km 11.6 (A-337, accessed either from the A-92 Guadix-Almeria motorway or from the Alpujarras)
Tel: +34 950524020
Opening hours: Vary throughout the year. Ring ahead to check.
Offer advice (by telephone) on excursions into the National Park, especially useful if you are heading for the high mountains. If you plan to camp in the National Park, you must inform them in writing – see our section on Camping for more details.
Location: Ctra. Antigua de Sierra Neada, Km 7, 18191 Pinos Genil
Tel: +34 958 026300
Fax: +34 958 026310
Opening hours: Not open to the public.
Other Useful Telephone Numbers
General emergency services: 112
Guardia Civil (local police): 062
Sierra Nevada weather service: +34 807 170384
National Meterological Institute: +34 807 170365
Click here for more information about special bus services in the National Park
Tourist Information Centres
Sierra Nevada Ski Resort
The ski resort offers a range of summer activities such as guided walks, and the use of ski lifts to access the higher parts of the Sierra Nevada. They also have an information point for visitors.