Monachil MONACHIL: Adventure, sports, nature and hiking.Just 8 km from Granada, Monachil offers visitors a large variety of sites of great natural and scenic interest, located at the Natural Park of Sierra Nevada. With a history dated back from the Bronze, Monachil has rich heritage and traditions that are well worth discovering.The landscape is dominated throughout by the presence of water—the river Monachil. It runs through the town, starting at Veleta peak and continues throughout the valley forming numerous springs, ponds, waterfalls and beautiful hidden corners for you to discover.Noteworthy to mention is one of the most spectacular scenery of Sierra Nevada, the gorge of the Cahorros. It is located only 2 km away from Monachil town. Its steep cliffs, various stone tunnels, breath-taking waterfall or the famous over 55 feet long suspension bridge delight all hikers and adventurous hearts.Thanks to its great location, Monachil offers an interesting range of sports activities to do in nature.Pathways and trails bring the visitors to spaces with unique beauty such as: the Cahorros, Mount Huenes, Trevenque, Matas Verdes hill, Cerrajón, Diéchar, etc. Many of them are suitable for walking, cycling or horse riding, with itineraries catering to your personal interest and physical conditions.The Cahorros gorge is a highlighted spot for mountain climbing with its impressive cliffs.Summits suitable for take off for paragliding lovers and other free-flying sports.If you are an outdoors sport fan do not hesitate, visiting Monachil is a must!!!