Moorish and Christian Granada

Fall in love with the city of Alhambra and the Generalife

Granada is one of the pearls of Spain, most visited by tourists from all the world. The long-time capital of Moorish Andalusia has to offer the most important reminds of this epoch in Spanish history, with the world-famous "Alhambra" at the top of the list.

Walk through beautiful gardens, charming narrow streets filled with flowers, sit down in one of those typical taverns to have some of that famous "Trevélez" ham and local wine, and breath the centuries of history around you anywhere. There are gypsies singing "Flamenco", and don't miss to visit their famous "Cuevas" - caves - in the mountain of the monastery of Sacromonte where some of them really live still nowadays making magnificent artisany. Granada's popular festivals, based as well on Moorish as Christian tradition, are most attractive.

The city is located at the foot of the "Sierra Nevada", the Iberian Peninsula's highest mountain-massif with great posssibilities for winter-sports. The highest peak is the "Mulhacén" at 3478 meters. On the other hand it is not far from the Mediterranean sea, so Granada is a great place to visit in any season.

Culinary art of Granada

Represents the tradition of Arab-Andalusian cuisine

Described as Andalusian cuisine, this wide and rich gastronomy is mainly influenced by Arab heritage, which survived thanks to the Moors and is evident through the use of spices and the wide variety of raw ingredients that exist due to the major climatic differences in the various regions of Granada, where mountains, sea and plains coexist.

Eating tapas in various bars is one of the best ways to see the city. Granada is the capital of tapas, which are usually offered free of charge with every drink. It is an art, a skill and a very typical part of life in Granada, tasting its specialties, strolling through the city crowded with flowers, discovering its monuments and of course, its rich cuisine.

In the world of confectionary, there is an extensive variety of sweets, including the sweet pionono pastry with cream filling, considered typical of the city of Granada. Also worth tasting are the traditional Moorish almond sweets, the Motril Torta Real, the Pestiños de Vélez, the Tocinos de Cielo de Guadix and the Roscos de Loja.

Activities in Granada

Make your visit to Granada a unique experience for the senses

We offer these excursions so that you can get to know every corner of our city in depth, and turn your visit into a unique experience for the senses.

Flamenco show in a typical cave Sacromonte

The purest flamenco in the caves at Sacromonte

Lunch or dinner in the Mirador de San Nicolas opposite the Alhambra

Granada cuisine in a typical Carmen opposite the Alhambra

Guided tour Albaicín and Sacromonte

Guided tour of one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the world

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