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GRANADA

 

THE CITY OF THE ALHAMBRA

1. Travel back in time by visiting the Alhambra in Granada, which is truly one of the wonders of the world.

Alhambra de Granada
Bosque de la Alhambra, Granada

2. Observe some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world from the terraces of the Albaicin quarter.As well as the popular viewpoint of San Nicolas, there are many other terraces in the Albaicin quarter from which to admire these gorgeous sunsets which cast a deep red glow on the snow-covered mountains.

Vista del Barrio del Albaicín, Granada
Vista del Barrio del Albaicín, Granada

3. Discover the "Jewel of Christianity" of the Catholic Monarchs.

The Cathedral and the Royal Chapel, last resting place of the Catholic Monarchs, are just two examples of the rich Christian heritage in Granada, which also includes the Monastery of San Jeronimo and the Abbey of Sacromonte.

Catedral de Granada
Capilla Real, Granada

4. Jump from the 15th to the 21st century in just one day
The Science Park and the Caja Granada Museum transport us to the future but also remind us of our past. The avant-garde buildings offer fun, interactive activities to learn more about science and history.

5. Savour the best of Andalusian cuisine
In March Granada hosts the annual Tapas Competition and there is also a huge selection of restaurants where you can enjoy the best flavours of Andalusian cuisine.

Gastronomía, Granada
Gastronomía, Granada

6. See for yourself the horror vacui of the height of Andalusian Baroque
The Monastery of La Cartuja is perhaps the most magnificent example of the elaborate style of the Andalusian Baroque.

7. Come face to face with Federico García Lorca in his house-museum
Learn all about the history and works of Spain’s most universal writer in Huerta de San Vicente, his house-museum, and enjoy the programmed cultural activities in the Lorca Centre.

8. Enjoy cultural events at some of the most stunning venues in the world
The Granada Music and Dance Festival is one of the main contests of its kind in the world. In addition, Granada has a varied programme of cultural events throughout the year, with cinema, jazz, rock, singer-songwriters, music, magic and photography, among others.

9. Fall under the spell of the Flamenco zambras of the Sacromonte
The Sacromonte area of Granada is one of the cradles of Flamenco, and a visit to the city would not be complete without immersing yourself in this ancient art.

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Sacromonte, Granada

10. Relax in one of the city’s Arab baths
The best way to end a hard day trudging around the streets of Granada is a relaxing session in one the city’s many Arab baths.