Located in the South of Spain, In Andalucia, Granada is music, poetry and pure monumental art, ancient culture. It is a province that reaches the sky from the steep peaks of Sierra Nevada; white villages between the valleys and slopes that die on the cliffs and beaches of the Costa Tropical. Granada province, privileged tourist destination, allows the traveler to practice skiing in Sierra Nevada, venture through the remote villages of the Alpujarra, travel the last frontier of Al-Andalus or stay in caves that commemorate antiquity.
- The Buñuelo
- The Albaicin
- Saint Nicholas' lookout
- Cathedral and Royal Chapel
- Tourist Train to the Alhambra
10 – 11 H
The starting point is this 11th century Arab bath, considered the oldest in Granada, that in the beautiful Carrera del Darro offers testimony of the 21 baths that came to be in Muslim Granada.
Direction: Darro Race, 31
11 – 13 H
The next stop is the Albaicín, well-known medieval Arab quarter, and the secret is to lose among the Carmens, cisterns and steep streets full of legends until you reach the cheerful Plaza Larga and the viewpoint of San Nicolás, returning to the Granada of the eleventh century.
13 – 14 H
Saint Nicholas' lookout
It is a privileged place, located at the top of the Albaicín hill, from where to contemplate the Alhambra silhouetted against Sierra Nevada in the heat of the flamenco of the street musicians.
Direction: Mirador de San Nicolás street
16 – 18 H
Cathedral and Royal Chapel
On the old Great Mosque are erected, as symbols of Christian power after the conquest of 1492, this beautiful Renaissance temple and the mausoleum where the Catholic Monarchs rest.
Direction: Royal Chapel of Granada
18.30 – 19.30 H
Tourist train to the Alhambra
The most curious way to get to the Alhambra is the well-known tourist train. This means of transport is a good way to go up while we enjoy a walk through Granada and a little break.
Check routes and schedules: tourist train
20 – 21 H
Although this is a good time to visit the Alhambra, We recommend visiting it also at another time if there is time. Nevertheless, at sunset, the walls, gardens, courtyards and rooms of the Nasrid fortress and monumental complex, They are filled with backlights that make this route a magical experience typical of a story.
Direction: The Alhambra
- Huerta de San Vicente
- Corral del Carbón
- The Realejo
- Carmen of the Martyrs
10 – 12 H
Huerta de San Vicente
The House-Museum of Federico García Lorca, familiarly known as Huerta de San Vicente, It was the summer farm of the García Lorca family since 1926 until 1936, shortly after Federico's assassination during the first weeks of the Civil War.
Direction: Home- Federico García Lorca Museum
12.30 – 13.30 H
Corral del Carbón
The Corral del Carbón is a 14th century building and is the only Nasrid alhóndiga preserved in its entirety in the Iberian Peninsula. This beautiful building has gone from a grain warehouse to being the scene of multiple concerts and plays.
Direction: Mariana Pineda Street, 21
16 – 18 H
A walk through the old Jewish quarter, where the Sephardim already lived long before the Arab conquest, It will take us to places full of charm and history such as the Casa de los Tiros or the Church of Santo Domingo.
Direction: The Realejo of San Matías
19 – 20.30 H
Carmen of the Martyrs
The last stop of the day is at Realejo Alto, where this 19th century farm awaits us, a garden of romantic gardens built on a former convent where San Juan de la Cruz wrote his works. It is the perfect place to end with a walk enjoying spectacular views.
Direction: Walk of the Martyrs, s/n