Not packed in a bus. Not herded with a group. Self guided walk is the SAFEST way to sightsee while observing SOCIAL DISTANCING!
Weekend Getaway to Granada

Weekend Getaway to Granada, Granada, Spain (B)

You can’t miss Granada on your next trip to Spain – it’s part of Andalusia’s Golden Triangle and rightfully so! You’ll fall in love with this ancient city as you explore the beautiful streets of Albaicín, taste traditional piononos at a local café, shop in the Alcaicería (great bazaar), and soak up Granada’s rich history. Did I mention plenty of spectacular views of the Alhambra?

We spent two full days in Granada on this trip – if you’re able to spend more time I’d recommend at least 3 days (but we were able to see all the main items on our list)!

We stayed in the beautiful and central neighborhood of Albaicín (aka Albayzín). Declared a World Heritage Site in 1984, this neighborhood is located on a large hill with winding, little streets – remnants of its Medieval Moorish past. A lot of locals live in this area and the streets are relatively quiet at night. Albaicín is within walking distance to all the city’s main attractions and (because it’s on a hill) you’ll come across several restaurants and bars that offer views of the Alhambra. We got a great Airbnb rental with a garage – it’s super important to find a place with parking if you’re staying in this neighborhood…otherwise you’ll be paying to park in a public garage or walking a long way to your car. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Weekend Getaway to Granada
Guide Location: Spain » Granada
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kate Shoaf
Read it on Author's Website: https://katestraveltips.com/2016/03/31/weekend-getaway-to-granada/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Ruta de Azafran
  • Rey Fernando
  • Alhambra
  • Hammam Al Andalus