This mountain chain offers great skiing in winter and abundant wildlife in spring and summer. Home to Spain's one of the largest ski areas, this mountain range is visited by tourists in large numbers. It has all the facilities you need for a week's holiday or a simple day trip. Natural Park status of this mountain range means the wildlife is protected. Come up in late spring and summer and you'll see a rich variety of wild flowers and butterflies along with bird life and wild mountain goats. There's a high-altitude fitness-training center here equipped with fantastic facilities. In summer, trekkers and mountaineers from across the globe try to conquer Mulhacén, highest peak in mainland Spain.