Puerto del Cáñar, located in the Alpujarra of Granada, has obtained approval for mountain passes from the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC), the federative body confirmed this Saturday.

The official presentation of El Puerto del Cáñar was attended by the third vice president of the Provincial Council of Granada and deputy for Sports, José Eric Escobedo Jiménez; the mayor of Cáñar, Manuel Álvarez Guerrero; and the vice president and provincial delegate in Granada of the Andalusian Cycling Federation, Jesús Ángel Camarero Sánchez, in an event that has highlighted the value of the Port of Cáñar and the commitment to the promotion and promotion of cycling and sports tourism in the Alpujarra Granadina region.

With a route of 6.43 kilometers and moderate difficulty plus a maximum altitude of 1,163 meters, this Granada port has various points of interest such as the Mirador de Cáñar, a panoramic view at the beginning of the port or the famous Sortes Cave.

The spectacular natural and landscape wealth are a great incentive to visit the enclave and so much so that a large part of its municipal area belongs to the Sierra Nevada Natural and National Park. Due to its privileged location, Cáñar is the ‘Mirador de Africa’ or ‘Balcón de la Alpujarra’, an ideal destination to visit by bicycle.

Álvarez Guerrero, mayor of Cáñar, described the distinction as “a great honor.” “This distinction recognizes our commitment to cycling, tourism and sports in general in Cáñar and the Alpujarra of Granada,” he indicated.

For his part, the third vice president of the Granada Provincial Council and Sports Deputy, José Eric Escobedo Jiménez, was also excited. “I am delighted to be here at the presentation of a project that represents a wonderful opportunity to promote sports tourism and open new opportunities for the economic and tourist development of our region, which is one of the priorities of the Granada Provincial Council,” he stressed. he.