We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Exciting and frustrating

Walk up-hill from the village of Monachil keeping to the Right side as you climb (there is an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Yorkshire
Great Walk

Had a great walk today. Some stunning scenery. Strongly advise sturdy footwear and be prepared to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Samantha H
via mobile
Read all 585 reviews
All photos (594)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hanging bridges”(21 reviews)
“the river”(19 reviews)
“great walk”(13 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Monachil, Sierra Nevada National Park, Spain
Reviews (585)
Filter reviews
121 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshanging bridgesthe rivergreat walkgreat funthe buslower trailwell worth the effortan adventuremy opinionsuspension bridgesecond halfnational parkstunning scenerybring enoughthank godbring waterevery hour
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 121 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk up-hill from the village of Monachil keeping to the Right side as you climb (there is an easier but uninteresting track on Left). This will take you past old and new hydroelectric plants before the climb to the bridges. After heavy rains it was...More

1  Thank DanDale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great walk today. Some stunning scenery. Strongly advise sturdy footwear and be prepared to scramble in places. I walk a lot in Snowdonia Wales and in my opinion I wouldn’t say this is a walk for the faint hearted it’s quite tricky in...More

1  Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great walk, take water as hot, but beautiful views. Cavern between rocks is challenging so sturdy footware a must.

Thank Anita A
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Nice, beautiful nature! Clean, clear water! Beautiful waterfalls! Suitable even for kids, our was 9 and 10 and they love it! They cross true every bridge and they even take a "bath" in a cold river! But in that sun, river was fresh!

Thank OnaPol P
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We took a break from going to the beach while being on vacation in Marbella. We drove for about 2hrs and reached the parking in Monachil at 10am. We started the hike at 10:15 and we were back at around 14. We had plenty of...More

2  Thank Ioana_kiki
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Very fun 9km hike across a swing bridge, through caves & the mountains. The route took us around 2 and a half hours however I believe there are alternative routes! Most of your time is spent making your way through the right paths within the...More

2  Thank James B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I enjoyed very much the walking paths in Monachil. It is a very peaceful place and also exiting with the bridges and waterfalls.

Thank Lene L
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We were a little apprehensive about doing this walk with our eight year old since we have not done any bikes with her before but the walk turned out to be very easy and enjoyable for all of us. We walked through the gorge and...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We did the complete circular route yesterday and it took us 4 hours. This is a stunning walk but not for anyone who has any form a mobility problems or fear of confined spaces and heights. There were places along the walk which we had...More

1  Thank RickT2632011
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this hiking route during our stay around Granada. This a lovely walley to walk and climbe along. We choosed the lower route to start with and that is the more intresting. You have to walk along the river bad, which give a great...More

Thank Tivadar B
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Monachil
La Almunia del Valle
457 reviews
1.47 km away
Huerta del Laurel
83 reviews
1.83 km away
La Encina Centenaria
43 reviews
2.49 km away
Hotel Los Cerezos
89 reviews
3.39 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 56 restaurants in Monachil
Restaurante Casa Rular Robert
10 reviews
1.52 km away
Camping Ruta del Purche
27 reviews
1.52 km away
La Higueras
6 reviews
1.52 km away
Nevada Terrace
16 reviews
1.52 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 10 attractions in Monachil
Visitor Center El Dornajo
8 reviews
3.20 km away
89 reviews
4.86 km away
Cerveceria El Gran Kiki
8 reviews
5.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
8 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from RickT2632011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are some but as the previous person said we printed off a guide from the internet and we also read a blog about a previous trip someone made and this pointed out some of the pitfalls. It is not easy going but it's... More
18 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ufuk E | Reviewed this property |
1-Public Transport (Monachil) Service: 183 Frequency: Mon-Fri 16 per day; Sat 7 per day (last bus back 13:40); Sun no service Journey time: 30 minutes Departure point in Granada: Paseo de los Basilios,Tickets: buy... More