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Half-Day Private City Tour of Marbella and Puerto Banús
"You will be picked up from your hotel or place of your choice and taken on this private excursion of Marbella and Puerto Banús. You will then be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture and sights of Marbella and Puerto Banus as well as most important and well-known monuments. The itinerary will be organized to suit your needs.Some of the monuments sights and activities:Old Town (Barrio Alto and Barrio Nuevo) Plaza de los Naranjos Chapel of St. John of God - Marbella Royal Hospital of Mercy Historic extension (botanic garden) Marbella’s Golde much more... Your private official tour guide and private luxury vehicle with chauffeur are at your disposal during the tour to help you enjoy the areas to the fullest and to get the most out of your experience in Marbella and Puerto Banús.
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Granada Segway Tour to Albaicin and Sacromonte
"After gathering at a meeting point you can head-out on your Segway to explore the Granada districts of Albaicín and Sacromonte two of the most colorful enchanting and historical neighborhoods in the city. Ride around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Albaicín on your Segway and visit all of its hidden places including the Palace of Dar al-Horra Paseo de los Tristes San Nicholas Viewpoint and Cuesta del Chapiz.Afterward
From EUR48.00
 
Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife
"Visit the Alhambra – Granada’s most famous monument – with your friendly private guide. Skip past the long entrance lines with your priority access ticket and head straight inside to start your tour.The UNESCO-listed palace complex is thought to and then expanded with opulent palaces vast courtyards and lavish gardens added during the following centuries. Learn all the Alhambra’s intriguing history from your guide while exploring its delights hearing tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home.Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex’s oldest part) and see Torre de la Vela – the tower that is most associated with Alhambra. Views from here are Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes) and the Ambassador’s Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra’s rich Moorish architecture and décor and take a peek at the Royal Baths.Before your tour ends
From EUR67.00

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Alhambra Tip 3 - Nasrid Palaces

This area was without a doubt one of the most impressive areas for architecture.Complex of palaces, the residence of the kings of Granada. Its construction was started by the founder of the dynasty,...
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jamiesno
Oct 24, 2004

Alhambra Tip 4 - The Medina Area

The citadel had several public baths, ovens, workshops, silos and cisterns and, of course, the houses of top government officials, employees and court servants.As a result of the war of Independence,...
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jamiesno
Oct 24, 2004

Alhambra Tip 5 - The Generalife

Most likely if you are in Granada you are going to visit the Alhambra, this is just a friendly reminder not to forget the Generalife when you are there. The gardens are beautiful and if it is a sunny...
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jamiesno
Oct 24, 2004

Alhambra Tip 2 - Charles V Palace

This is one of the emperor's projects for the city of Granada and one of the most popular spots of the Alhambra. I hope you like my pictures. Please rate my tips and leave your comments.The choice of...
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jamiesno
Oct 24, 2004

Alhambra Tip 1 - Alcazaba

The Alhambra is so big that I thought I would give a number of tips on it based on the pictures that I have. The Alcazaba is the the fortified military complex. The first Arab constructions date from...
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jamiesno
Oct 24, 2004

Lorca and Granada

Apart from Moorish and Catholic rulers, the poetry and story of Federico Garcia Lorca plays a large part in the appeal and mystique of Granada. His story brings us to a more recent phase of Granada's...
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Ekaterinburg
Jul 06, 2007
 
 
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Plaza de Nueva - reflecting Granada's history

Plaza de Nueva, like the cathedral, was built as a reminder that Catholicism had taken over from Islam and Ferdinand and Isabela were now calling the shots. As well as destroying the large mosque to...
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Ekaterinburg
Jul 06, 2007

Granada's location along our route

This terrain map gives an overview of our driving route in southern Spain. After flying in from Madrid, we spent two nights in Alicante in the upper right corner before making the long drive along the...
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Bwana_Brown
Mar 06, 2009

Power to the People

This tip is for those who have not traveled extensively throughout Europe and have never seen this type of electrical outlet before. I had not ever seen this little box to put your room key in which...
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keida84
May 12, 2006

Bursting With Culture. A great place to live!!!!

My family is actually British and I have lived in Spain for five years. I moved to Granada in September 2004 from a town in Cádiz called El Puerto de Santa María. I was a little fed up with the small...
blint
Dec 01, 2004

Salamanquesas

These little fellas are such wonderful creatures; they live in Granada and all over the south of Spain too. They are a very common sight all year round but especially in the summer months. There are...
blint
Feb 24, 2005

The Spice Market

The spice market is really just big two stalls at the side of the cathedral. Here you can buy any Arabic or South/Central American spice you can think off as well as teas and herbs.Saffron (Azarfran)...
blint
Nov 21, 2004

A WONDERFUL DAY IN GRANADA

I want to take this opportunity to thank two wonderful friends -- Stace ( Beach_Dog ) and Carmen ( Carmela 71 ) for our WONDERFUL DAY IN GRANADA and The Alhambra. You were both terrific tour guides...
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LoriPori
May 16, 2005

Palm Trees and Dates!

One of the things I love most about Granada and the south of Spain in general are the date palm trees. As you can see from the photos dates grow on the palm trees which is an added bonus to the charm...
blint
Nov 25, 2004

Top Hotels in Granada

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Pena Partida 2-4, Plaza Arquitecto Garcia De Paredes 1, Granada, Granada Province, 18009, Spain
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Cuesta de la Victoria, 9, Granada, 18010, Spain
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Carrera del Darro 13, Granada, 18010, Spain
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Calle Benalua 11, Granada, Granada Province, 18010, Spain
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C/ Gran Via de Colon, 44, Granada, 18010, Spain
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Cuesta de Santa Ines 9, Granada, Granada Province, 18010, Spain
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Top Things to Do in Granada

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Alhambra

Unless you are visiting on a day with bad weather, which would be a great pity but not an impossibility (my first day in Granada was a day of steady rain, low cloud and general haziness) then you...
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Albaicin

The Albaicin/Albayzin district of Granada is the site of the ancient Moorish settlement and...for me...Albaicin and the Realejo district were the two areas which most allowed me to 'touch the...
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Alhambra - Generalife Gardens

This much seems certain, the Abencerrages were an influential family, close to the throne in Granada. Number 7 on the Alhambra tourist map indicates the Palace of the Abencerrages, now an...
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Alhambra - Nasrid Palaces

This masterpiece of Moorish architecture is simply the most wonderful and inspiring set of buildings in Spain. It's consequently the country's most visited historic sight. The complex is made up of...
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Mirador de San Nicolas

Well, there were lots of interesting people around when I visited the mirador (viewpoint) of San Nicholas on a bright, sunny February afternoon. I've not seen so many dreadlocks nor so many...
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Alhambra - Carlos V Palace

Palacio de Carlos V has two museums worth visiting either before or after the rest of the Alhambra complex. The ground floor Alhambra Museum displays a wonderful collection of furniture, paintings,...
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"Much More Than The Alhambra"
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"And How to fall in love with a city...."
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"Feel of Old Islam in Spain"
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