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Granada

Moorish architectural, medieval history and striking mountains, there’s no mistaking the enchanting city of Granada. Here, it’s all about culture, food and scenery. With museums and cathedrals, perched amidst tapas bars, markets and greenery, this is a great destination for sightseeing as well as indulging.
 
A luxury holiday is guaranteed in this scenic place with an array of gorgeous hotels, villas and chalets on offer. Whatever five-star holiday you’re after, you’re sure to find it here with snowy regions ideal for skiing, balmy blue oceans for beach lovers and mountain peaks for vigorous explorers, Granada provides magical diversity. Don’t forget to check out one of the hot natural pools as you swim surrounded by rocks and nature.
 
Resorts are charming and full of character throughout, so expect to be greeted with warmth and welcomed by friendly locals. You can bet the service will be great and the amenities and facilities top-notch. Many of the resorts have blissful swimming pools and spas and you can predict that the food choices everywhere will be delicious. If you’re staying in Sierra Nevada on a ski trip, prepare to revitalise your soul in the comfort of a whirlpool while embracing the stunning mountain vistas.
 
Foodies in particular are going to be in heaven in this paradise of culinary excellence. Tuck into paella and sangria al fresco while soaking up the rays or perhaps enjoy a little chorizo to start, followed by a tasty tortilla and sizzling seafood at one of the local eateries. With an a mix of fine-dining Mediterranean cuisines, authentic Spanish restaurants and quirky cocktail bars, your tastebuds will be tantalised to the max.
 
Venture out of your hotel and take to the pretty streets for a little exploring of your own. The city has plenty to see so make sure you visit its historical landmarks as well as lapping up the colourful culture with a trip to one of the bustling markets or antique shops.
 
Granada doesn’t disappoint in any way possible. Get ready to be seduced by this city that’s full of contrasts bathed in rich heritage and character.

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If you have time for sightseeing we would recommend visiting The Royal Chapel of Granada where you can explore the ornate burial type of catholic kings. The Sacromonte Caves Museum is also a must see cultural exhibit, located in a cave like setting. To round off your trip, visit Granada Science Park boasting a 50m observation tower, for an ideal way to see the city.
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Good to know

  • Time to destination: 2 hours and 45 minutes from London
  • Must See: The Museum of the Alhambra
  • Best Foodie Hangout: Terra Bar
  • Instagram Opportunity: La Marcha Verde Market

Best Time To Travel

Average Temperatures
Jan: 6°c   Feb: 7°c   Mar: 10°c  
Apr: 12°c   May: 16°c   Jun: 20°c  
Jul: 24°c   Aug: 24°c   Sep: 21°c  
Oct: 15°c   Nov: 10°c   Dec: 7°c  

Location

Granada in a nutshell

Soak up the Culture
 
  • Shoppers come from areas of Almeria and Jaen, as well as from Granada province to purchase clothes, accessories and other goods from the city. The commercial hub hosts regular bustling markets and events which happen monthly or even once a year, pumping plenty of life and colour into this enchanting destination. Make sure you check out the Medieval Market’s array of delicious food on offer while La Marcha Verde Market is your go to for some cool novelty items and electronics. Oh, and don’t forget to head over to this Granada style farmers market to get your hands on local cheese, fresh fruit and veg and exquisite bread.
     
  • The Museum of the Alhambra, offers free entry and is a top tourist attraction, and we can see why! Visiting the museums of Granada is the best way to time-travel as you embark on a journey of dated discovery. Once inside, step right back to see and feel life as it was during the vivid history of the Alhambra Palace, and the ancient Granada. Explore the seven halls, which contain the best collection of Spanish - Moorish art… you might want to take a camera for this!

     
  • Terra Bar is a lively, contemporary restaurant featuring international cuisine, and a host of exhibitions to support local artists. Themed events are also on offer here from sushi nights, to gourmet burger nights, and even language exchanges. Situated in an old and historic area, close by the centre of Granada, this eatery boasts a prime location to explore the city by night after a delicious meal. The menu blends Asian-inspired flavours with traditional Spanish favourites, and caters to vegans and gluten-free eaters.
     
  • El Claustro offers a spiritual and relaxing dining affair in the heart of a historic convent for diners open to steering a little from the traveller’s budget. Situated in the monumental centre of Granada, inside of the AC Palacio de Santa Paula hotel, guests can dine while lapping up spectacular architecture and overlooking the 6th-century convent courtyard. A menu inspired by Andalusian cuisine with a modern twist is showcased while you can expect nothing but the freshest, local produce.

     
  • Sierra Nevada is Europe's most southerly ski resort, offering striking mountain peaks and one of the longest ski seasons, usually starting towards the end of November and finishing in early May. With impressive vertical drops, steep slopes and incredible vistas, it’s clear to see why skiing in Granada is so popular amongst tourists.
     
  • Throughout Sierra Nevada, you can expect a wealth of top-notch resorts boasting a range of fantastic facilities creating the perfect holiday respite for you. A range of ski schools are on offer providing individual or group lessons to help you sharpen up your skills so don’t forget your kit… but if you do, no problem, ski shops are a guarantee.
     
  • Snowboarding is also on the cards, so prepare for a fun snow fest while cable cars and chair lifts will ensure you save your energy for the challenging slopes. After a day of gliding down the ice, grab your costume and head for a leisurely swim in one of the blissful chalet spas.


     
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