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Easter in Granada 2014

Easter in Granada 2014

Holy Week in Granada is one of Spain’s most spectacular Easter celebrations. Just like in Seville, Malaga and other Andalusian cities, this religious celebration which attracts thousands of visitors is a very emotive and passionate affair. This year it takes place from the 13th to the 20th of April. more ...

Restaurants with the best views of the Alhambra in Granada

Restaurants with the best views of the Alhambra in Granada

It seems the entire city of Granada revolves around the Alhambra and both tourists and locals alike are forever trying to get a fresh perspective when they are wandering around the Albaicín. For a truly unique experience in Granada we recommend eating out at the following restaurants where not only will you enjoy some typical local cuisine but also unrivalled views of the Alhambra. more ...

Have the Best Christmas in Granada

Have the Best Christmas in Granada

Granada appears to be the ideal destination to spend a few days over Christmas whether it’s on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, or during King’s Day (The Epiphany) as the festive atmosphere in the city of the Alhambra is perfect for visitors coming to Christmas there. more ...

Treks around Granada

Treks around Granada

The Andalusian city of Granada, nestled in the foothills of the snow capped Sierra Nevada mountain range, is home to one of Spain’s best known monuments, the Alhambra. The city is a veritable treasure trove of Islamic art and architecture which attracts thousands of visitors every year wishing to experience the rich cultural heritage of the city. On par with the architectural beauty is the natural landscape which can be best experienced by taking one of these treks around Granada. more ...

Shopping in Granada: Typical Products

Shopping in Granada: Typical Products

Discover the typical products, wander the markets, enjoy the colourful shops and take home a memory of the city in your suitcase, these are just some of the rituals that we travellers do when we visit a new city or destination. Granada is a great place to go shopping. Here are a few ideas of what to but in Granada and the best places to do it. more ...

What to do in Granada

What to do in Granada

Welcome to Granada, the city of the Alhambra, a magic place where Romans, Moors, Jews and Christians have left their mark. Bathed in sun, this Andalusian city hides an enormous amount of architectural treasures and secrets just waiting to be discovered. To join you in the adventure, here is our little tourist guide with the outstanding sights to visit in Granada. more ...

Recommended Apartment in Granada: The Queen

Recommended Apartment in Granada: The Queen

We start a new month; it’s Friday and now is as good a time as any to start making plans for your next trip, and while winter is upon us Granada shapes up as the promised land, a pleasant climate, good skiing, tapas and beers, flamenco great atmosphere and lots of things to visit.more ...

December bank holiday in Granada

December bank holiday in Granada

Spanish television presenter Raffaella Carrà once sung that you should “live every second to the full, in case the world ends”, and that to fall in love (and do other things) “you’ve got to go south”. Thinking about it, we can’t think of a better destination than Granada to spend the Spanish bank holiday on December 6th.more ...

Granada Jazz Festival 2012

Granada Jazz Festival 2012

From the 8th to the 18th of November, the 33rd edtition of the Granada Jazz Festival will be celebrated. What with pianos, trumpets, guitars, saxophones, double basses and more, the pulse of the Andalusian city will keep time with the sounds of jazz.more ...

La Alpujarra in Granada, white houses and mountains

La Alpujarra in Granada, white houses and mountains

La Alpujarra has been for many centuries one of the least well-known regions in Spain. Its austere and mountainous countryside, full of hills, peaks and valleys, means that this region has remained isolated. In fact, the only people who managed to stay here for a long period were Muslim settlers from Africa. Then, La Alpujarra was forgotten for a long time, until it was rediscovered by travellers and artists of the Romantic period. more ...

Apartment of the week in Granada: The Santa Ines

Apartment of the week in Granada: The Santa Ines

It’s Friday again, and regular followers will know that this is the day we share with you our top pick of the Friendly Rentals apartments. Following last week’s description of our favourite apartment in Bilbao, today we’ll continue with the theme of “a slightly different kind of holiday in Spain” and impart some of our knowledge about our apartments in Granada…more ...

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