Granada is one of the most beautiful cities in the entire Spanish territory, and it is also the capital of the province that shares its name. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada, Granada boasts one of the most immense cultural heritages in the country, being internationally recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you explore the city, you will come across the famous Alhambra, of Muslim origin, and the city’s oldest neighborhood, the Albaicín. Furthermore, Granada is home to a grand Renaissance cathedral whose construction began in the 16th century, along with many other unique landmarks.
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience one of Spain’s most impressive cities.
The Alhambra: It is a complex of buildings and courtyards of Nasrid origin, with most of its construction dating back to the 16th century. It is an architectural ensemble that captivates with the beauty and the history of its gardens, columns, and palaces. This complex consists of the Generalife, with its highly esteemed gardens within the Alhambra; the Nasrid Palaces, the residence of the monarchs; the Alcazaba, transformed into a military fortress; and the Palace of Charles V, a Renaissance structure and the emperor’s residence.
- Granada Cathedral: Come visit the Granada Cathedral to enjoy its light and art, but above all, for its significant history, as inside you’ll find the Royal Chapel, the final resting place of the Catholic Monarchs.
- Albaicín Neighborhood: Discover the history of the oldest district in Granada by walking through its narrow streets and steep slopes. A neighborhood with a rich history and amazing places like the Casa de Zafra, the Palacio de los Córdova, and its Nasrid walls.
- Sacromonte Neighborhood: Known for its caves and Gypsy tradition, the neighborhood reflects pure art. It is famous for its cave-style houses and flamenco shows.
Granada is one of the most charming provinces in all of Spanish territory, with hundreds of places where you can get lost and enjoy its villages, its cuisine, and its people.
- Salobreña, with its winding streets, white facades, its 10th-century Moorish castle, and its incredible sea views.
- Bubión and its Berber architecture, notable for its chimneys with hats.
- Nigüelas, with its romantic garden or the Zayas house-palace and the Razuela viewpoint, where you can enjoy views of the valley.
- Almuñécar and the San Miguel castle dating back to the Muslim era, as well as the Roman aqueduct of Sexi.
- Pampaneira and its traditional Arab architecture with white-tiled houses adorned with flowers.
- Montefrío, nestled in the shadow of the crag, preserves its Moorish fortress and the Church of La Villa.
- Guadix, with the Alcazaba, the Roman amphitheater, and the Cathedral of the Incarnation.
AND ETHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF GRANADA
In the Castril house, you can find the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology of Granada, where you can observe pieces and artworks from 2,000 BC of the unknown El Argar culture. From the Phoenicians, you can find objects from the Necropolis of La Laurita in Almuñécar, which show us how they arrived on our shores with exotic products, or the impressive Capitolina Venus from a Roman archaeological site.
“Join us on an incredible literary adventure to learn about the life of one of the most renowned Spanish writers of all time: Federico García Lorca, a writer known for his poems and his lyrics that reflected Spanish culture in the 20th century. On this journey, we will uncover his childhood and the places where he spent most of his life.”
- Lorca’s Vega Route, its beginnings, and its first home.
- Lorca’s Víznar and Alfacar Route, which covers the main places where Federico García Lorca spent his last days.
- Lorca’s Granada Route, where the poet found inspiration to write his works.
- Lorca’s Water Route, which includes the birthplace museum of Federico García Lorca and the poet’s first school.
- Federico García Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba,” presented in a theatrical manner, based on a unique experience that inspired the poet.