Learn Spanish and go horseback riding in Granada, Spain
Description of Learn Spanish and go horseback riding in Granada, Spain
This tailor made week of horse riding and language learning is ideal for any guests wishing to immerse themselves within the culture and the landscapes of Spain’s stunning Sierra Nevada region, near the historic city of Granada.
A choice of accommodation, some of which can be organised in nearby Granada, allows for a flexible approach to learning Spanish in its country of origin with four 45min lessons every day over the course of a five day week accessible for all levels from beginners to more advanced.
All Spanish learning levels can be covered as part of the course, including: A0, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
The horse riding element of this holiday takes you as part of a small guided group into the realm of the Sierra Nevada Mountains where a combination of barren alpine ridges and flourishing Mediterranean vegetation provides a superb platform from where to explore the area on horseback.
Chatting to your horse riding guide in Spanish is a great way to continue your studies and they’ll be sure to explain more about the natural and social history of the region as well as pointing out tell-tale signs of glaciers and mountain goats before stopping to watch eagles and vultures wheel overhead.
Shared student flats with full use of kitchen area
Shared Spanish resident apartments with shared kitchen
Homestay with a local family either B&B, half or full board
Stay with a student in a nearby residence on B&B, half or full board basis
Local hotel or hostel accommodation
Self-catering apartment option
Stay at the nearby Casa Rural
Stay with a teacher either B&B, half or full board
For extended durations or to find out more about any aspect of the school, the accommodation the lessons and the horse riding please don't hesitate to get in touch. Muchas gracias!
Planet and peopleWe offer this package in collaboration with the “Centro Ecuestre Los Alayos”. “Centro Ecuestro Los Alayos” is dedicated to rural tourism and you will find them between the charming village of Dilar and the Sierra Nevada National Park, only twenty minutes from Granada. They offer horseback riding for beginners and the adventurous clients.
The guided tours and campout rides go through the Sierra Nevada National Park. Special trips throughout the seasons are full moon outings, week long exploration of mountains and plain crossing.
Our students travel to Dilar village by public bus. All employees of the centre are local people, who are very involved in the protection of the National Park. Students will receive a lot of information about legal and environmental protection of the park:
Sierra Nevada is already the twelfth Spanish National Park. The Park has now the necessary resources to start up the figures of integral protection that needs high mountainous massif more meridional of Europe, a space where the greater biodiversity of the continent is concentrated. Sierra Nevada is the first space that is linked up to the network of national parks after the modification of the denominated Law of Parks and is already the representative in the country of the ecosystems of high Mediterranean mountain. It will be the most extensive of the existing ones and until now is the second of the Andalusians.
The law assures for this natural space the highest anticipated environmental protection in the legislation, as well as the care of its ecosystems and the maintenance of the valuable biodiversity that presents/displays the massif of Andalusia. Its declaration as National Park is the key for the maintenance of its natural values, landscaping and the special economy of its little settlers.