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Granada is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. The city of Granada is placed at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of three rivers, Beiro, Darro and Genil, at an elevation of 738 metres above sea level yet only (...) (from Wikipedia).
The city of Granada, located below the Sierra Nevada Mountains,is the pearl of Andalusia.It lies on two hills, on the top of one of which is the Alhambra Palace, the crown of Muslim architecture in Spain, and one of the world's most beautiful buildings. The entire city is soaked with romantic atmosphere and folklore.Two rivers the Genil and the Darro cross the city,adding to its special atmosphere.You should divide your visit to the city between Alhambra and the sites within the city itself.
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From Trip: Andalusia the Land of Wonderful Palaces
By: yoel

Day 1: Seville to Granada
On the morning of the fourth day, we shall drive from Seville to Granada. This is the longest driving part in the route, a distance of 260km. The way is very simple – along the A92 highway. This is a good highway, passing through the towns of El Araha, Estepa and Loja. This ride takes about three hours.
In the afternoon, it is recommended that you dedicate some time to a visit in the Cathedral and Capilla Real. Later on in the day, it is possible to tour and shop in the streets of Granada. The main streets to visit at the city's center are Calle de Elvira, Calle de San Jeronimo and Calle de Arandas.

  • Granada Cathedral
Day 2: Granada
The Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens are considered to be the most impressive, important and beautiful attraction in Andalusia, and perhaps in the whole of Spain. In light of this, it makes sense to visit these towards the end of the tour. Everything you see after the Alhambra pales in comparison. If you are with a car, it is best to you drive it up to the Alhambra entrance gate, at the city's eastern end (about one kilometer from the city's center, and across the river). There is a large parking complex here. You should order places in advance for the Alhambra tour, as due to the great visitor demand, the number of visitors to the site is now restricted. In the afternoon, it is possible to arrive at the tour's end point. If you have a flight from Seville, you can take a train from Granada to Seville. If you need to return a leased car in Córdoba, you can leave Granada in the afternoon, and drive to Córdoba. If you drive there directly, it is a 160km drive in regular roads, and 235km on the highway. The ride takes between two and a half and three hours.

  • Alhambra
From Trip: Andalucia
By: ssanazaro

Day Three - arrive, check into hostel, start itinerary
Day Four - Alhambra et al in morning; town in afternoon. Spend night.

Assume mostly pedestrian transportation in city. Mini red Alhambra bus Alhambra =
Plaza Nueva.. Hop on – Hop off bus.
Find lodging in Albayzin barrio / historic center, prettiest part of town – cave dwellings,  garden houses - Hostels along Gran Via (main thoroughfare) or around Plaza Nueva, a major public square
Alhambra – morning best. Order tickets in advance. Guided tour? Moorish Palace. Climb to top of tall towers for views of city. Generalife gardens. Order online but then pick up the tickets at the Tienda de la Alhambra shop in Granada’s city center on Calle Reyes Católicos nº 40. The ServiCaixa machine there is very simple. BUT- the biggest benefit is that by getting the tickets in advance you do not have to walk all the way to top of the Alhambra to the ticket area. You can simply enter at the Justice Gate and be very near the Palacios Nazaries. Purchase or pick-up your Alhambra tickets at the Alhambra Library located on Calle Reyes Catolicos a few blocks west of Plaza Nueva.
Granada Cathedral – Plaza Bib Rambla
Plaza Nueva – tapas, history, atmosphere. Paseo de los Tristes along stream leads to Sacromonte. Arab stores.
Alcaiceria bazaar (haggling)
Mirador de San Nicholas (St Nichol as Church) perfect photo's of the entire Alhambra Fort, castle, plateau, mountains and all of Granada.
Tapas – start around 9 – midnight. el Reventaero (Camino de Ronda) – large portions; el Matador (Calle San Anton) - African sandwiches, Pan-Pan (Calle Pedro Antonio) – student hangout
Tapas zones - Plaza Nueva, Paseo de los Tristes, and Pedro Antonio (local
Flamenco Show
Sacromonte caves- some of the best places to see a flamenco show in Spain. 15-20 euros
person. 2 hour show.

  • Granada Cathedral
Day 2: Alhambra tour - Generalife
From Trip: Sul de Espanha
By: Isimoes

From Trip: Around the world in 2 years
By: IevaMekša

  • Alhambra Palace
From Trip: Andalusia versione macchina
By: titopec

  • Hesperia Granada Hotel
  • Alhambra
  • Restaurante El Puntarron
From Trip: andalucia
By: jesusostosfalder

  • Barcelֳ³ Granada Congress
  • Alhambra
  • Granada Cathedral
  • Plaza de Toros de Granada
  • Parque de las Ciencias
From Trip: south spain
By: kik

  • Alhambra
  • Granada Cathedral
  • Plaza de Toros de Granada
From Trip: Granada
By: Meritxell

  • Alhambra
  • Granada Cathedral
  • Plaza de Toros de Granada
  • Park Federico García Lorca
  • Parque de las Ciencias
From Trip: Spain 2015

  • Alhambra
From Trip: spain
By: OmarA.Eid

  • Alhambra



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