Tag Archives: Granada

InFocus: La Alhambra & Generalife [Granada, Spain]

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Comprised of a fortress (the Alcazaba), palace (Palacios Nazaries), garden (the Generalife) and government city (the Medina), the medieval complex of La Alhambra overlooks Granada is one of the most famous attractions in Spain. Originally constructed as a military stronghold … Continue reading

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Why visit Granada, Spain?

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Why visit Granada? Many are drawn to Granada for one simple reason: the stunning Moorish complex of the Alhambra. Part tranquil gardens, part resplendent palace, part imposing fortress, the Alhambra is a wonder of the modern world. It is a … Continue reading

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Staying in Granada: Useful tips & links

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Accommodation  Finding accommodation in Granada need not be stressful as there are a wealth of options to cater to all tastes and budgets. Below we list some of the cheapest options, with budget travellers in mind. Funky Backpackers (Conde de … Continue reading

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Street art in Granada, Spain

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Granada is one of those must-see places in Spain, which if omitted makes every trip to Andalusia incomplete. For many, one of the main reasons for going to Granada is to lay their eyes on Alhambra, a stunning Moorish palace and citadel … Continue reading

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Granada: hitchhiking and transport tips

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Transport Granada airport is located 15 km west of the city and offers mainly domestic flights, especially to Madrid and Barcelona. However there are a few seasonal international flights to Rome and Paris. Granada’s  train station Estación de Granada, (Av de Andaluces) is located … Continue reading

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8 things to do for free in Granada

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8 things to do for free in Granada The main attractions of Granada, including El Alhambra, the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel are all guaranteed to lighten your wallet but that doesn’t mean that you must pay for everything in … Continue reading

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Granada on foot [Free walking tour]

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Granada, Spain: Walking Tour . Basílica de Nuestra señora de las Angustias Monument Type: Basilica Address: Carrera del Genil, 42 Website: http://www.basilicadelasangustias.org/ Opening Times: Daily: 12.30 a.m.- 1:45 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Price: Admission Free Information: Construction began … Continue reading

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