THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN GRANADA



Since your arrival in Granada you can enjoy a thousand and one options offered by the capital. Below we show you eight basic proposals to get the most out of your visit. Do not forget to visit the website of the Provincial Tourist Board, since in it you will find all the necessary information to spend unforgettable days turgranada.es.

1. THE ALHAMBRA


The Alhambra is a city, fortress and palace built by the kings of the Nasrid dynasty of the Kingdom of Granada. It is the symbol of Granada, and is the most visited monument in Spain, a true masterpiece of Muslim art in Europe.

2. VISIT THE ALBAICÍN AND SACROMONTE DISTRICT


The Albaicín quarter was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984. It is the original core of the town of Granada and still maintains the captivating magic of its Moorish past. To stroll through the Albaicín quarter is like taking a walk through the history of Granada itself. The buildings, squares and the very streets will show you how the city has changed culturally and socially over the years.

3. FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA ROUTE


The poet and dramatist Federico García Lorca is a symbol of Granada and one of the most renowned Spanish writers. There are three museums where you can get in touch with the author and his work: the Natal House Museum in Fuente Vaqueros, the Museum House in Valderrubio, where he spent his youth, and the Museum of the Huerta de San Vicente, summer house of the poet in Granada. The recently opened Centro Lorca, in the capital, also hosts numerous activities around the figure of Federico

4. EATING TAPAS IN GRANADA


Your visit to Granada must include eating tapas. This is the custom of eating small and varied portions of delicious local dishes, with an aperitif in restaurants and bars. Tapas are usually served free of charge with an alcoholic drink like Alhambra beer or a glass of wine from the Designation of Origin of Granada.

5. FLAMENCO IN THE SACROMONTE


Granada is one of the centres for flamenco in Spain, especially its Sacromonte district. This gypsy quarter is the heart of what flamenco experts called jondura or duende, a musical form that stems from zambra, a flamenco song and dance party that first began in the 16th century to celebrate Moorish weddings.

6. PARQUE DE LAS CIENCIAS


The Parque de las Ciencias is an interactive museum, the first one of its kind in southern Spain. It is a benchmark for the promotion of science in Europe.
Located a few minutes from the historic city centre of Granada, the Science Park has turned about 70000 m2 into one of the main cultural, sightseeing attractions in Andalucía and into its most visited museum.

Made up of a wide range of permanent and temporary exhibitions, this is a place where you can learn a great deal by taking part in a wide variety of activities, whatever your age.

7. VIEWPOINTS IN GRANADA


You can get to know Granada by wandering through its narrow streets, trying the tapas in its bars or visiting its monuments, but there is also another way to explore and understand the city, namely by enjoying the amazing views from its many viewpoints (miradores).

The view from the Mirador de San Nicolás, with the Alhambra in the background, is found on hundreds of postcards. From the Mirador de los Carvajales and the Mirador de Santa Isabel la Real you can see an amazing panorama of domes and towers. From the Mirador de San Cristóbal you’ll see the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada, the fertile plains and the city walls.

8. ARABS BATHS


The offer is completed with the various modern Arab baths and hammam, with decoration inspired by those of the Alhambra, in the heart of Granada.
It will take you on a journey back in time to the Nasrid Granada, where you can experience the ritual of the Arab bath, preserving the calm atmosphere and the simple refinement inherited from Al-Andalus.

See all the possibilities that Granada offers: turgranada.es