|Autovía de Granada / Sierra Nevada|
|Length:||190 km (120 mi)|
|Autopistas and autovías in Spain|
It starts at La Gorgoracha from a section of the Autovía A-7 which starts at Motril at the junction of the N340. From La Gorgoracha it runs parallel to the old N-323, but to the east of Velez de Benaudalla heading [Rules] dam (the old, and still existing section of the N-323 between Motril and Izbor, heads up the gorge of the Rio Guadalfeo into the Valle de Lecrin with Las Alpujarras to the east). The road heads through the Sierra Nevada passing over the Puerto del Suspiro del Moro (865 m). It then passes to the west of Granada the north of which is a junction with the Autovía A-92. The road heads north through the Sierra de Lucena by the Puerto del Carretero (1,040 m). It then follows the valley of the Rio Guadaldulón to Jaén. It then joins the Autovía A-4 at Bailén.
Currently, the Autovía A-44 is finished. The latest section Ízbor-Motril was finished in August 2008 including a couple of bridges over the lake of Rules dam, before it was finished the still existing N-323 national road was the way to get to Motril from Velez de Benaudalla.