Granada & the Province

 
Granada is one of the most enchanting of Spanish cities, and its province, which extends from the Mediterranean beaches to the peaks of Sierra Nevada and beyond to the historic towns and villages of the center and north of the province, is one of the most varied and delightful of all Spain.

The Albaicin neighborhood seen from the Alhambra.

Attractions

Activities

  • First and foremost: La Alhambra Moorish palace and fortifications and its adjacent Generalife Gardens..
  • The cathedral and Royal Chapel.
  • The Monasterio de Cartuja.
  • The city with its architecture, restaurants and shopping.
  • The Sierra Nevada mountains and ski station
  • International Festival of Music and Dance (June-July)
  • Festival of Theater
  • Festival of Corpus Cristi
  • Día de la Cruz (May 3)
  • Semana Santa (Holy Week) March-April.

 

 

  • Sightseeing and dining in the town (And don't forget the "tapas!" Granada is one of the last Spanish cities where these delightful snacks which accompany your drink are still free!)
  • Skiing and trekking in Sierra Nevada
  • Trekking and horse trekking in the Sierra Alpujarra.
  • An academy for Spanish language, flamenco dance and guitar 3 minutes from your door!
  • See sports on the Mediterranean - 75 km.
  • Hot air balooning just down the hill.
  • Paragliding at 15 km.
  • Golf at 9 km.
  • Painting and drawing classes right at home with your hostess, Barbara.
  • "Zambra" flamenco shows a two-minute walk away.
  • Mountain climbing in Sierra Nevada.
  • Cultural activities (exhibits, excursions, concerts, etc.) all year round.

The Patio of the Lions in the Alhambra.

Paragliding in Bubión, in the Alpujarra Granadina.
   

Patio of the Palacio de los Cordoba.

Patio de los Arrayanes of the Alhambra.
 
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The balloon excursions over Sacromonte, Granada and the Alhambra take off in the valley just below Casa El Lunar.