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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.
From EUR110.00
 
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

FESTIVALS Tips (12)

Festival of Crucifixes

Held on 3rd May each year in Granada- this is one of Granadas must sees!A time of celebration and partying! As far as I can gather, crucifixes are decorated with flowers in various neighbourhoods,...
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suvanki
Jun 03, 2007

Semana Santa

If you are lucky enough to be in Spain during Semana Santa, try to get to one of the cities that really celebrates it in style. I was in Granada and it totally blew me away. The amount of struggle and...
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TempNomad
Sep 02, 2004

Las Cruces

In the beginning of may (3rd of may 2005) was "las cruces" - a time for celebrating in Granada. On many plazas local groups make like an exposicion with a cross. (It is a day celebrating the cross -...
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Christina1881
May 10, 2007

Festival of Crucifixes (2)

I witnessed the celebrating of this festival in Plaza Padre Suarez (as well as Plaza Nueva), I saw many people dancing, drinking, eating and chatting with friends. I preferred Pl Padre Suarez to...
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suvanki
Jun 03, 2007

Tablao Flamenco Albayzin

Having been to Andalusia and haven't seen flamenco? Impossible!I advise you to visit Albayzin flamenco theatre and enjoy yourself with great concert.The Tablao Flamenco Albayzin is located at the top...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 20, 2014

Semana Santa

This is a photo of my student, Noelia dressed in the typical dress of the women during Semana Santa (Holy Week: which is the week before Easter). The men dress in hoods which British or Americans will...
blint
May 18, 2005

The Dragon Fest

This is a free techno/dance festival that takes place every spring just outside Orgiva (although in 2010 it was held in Santa Fe and was much smaller). The site is a quarry and dried-up river bed that...
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raquelitalarga
Apr 04, 2011

Fiesta de Durcal

Not far from Granada on the Motril road, is the town of Durcal where we were lucky enough to be when they celebrated their annaul fiesta (last weekend in August).The fiesta kicked off with a bullfight...
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amapola66
Nov 23, 2007

The Rocket Festival

May 2008 is the 3rd year this festival, " a celebration of life and alternative culture", has taken place. The site is in the mountains outside Granada, so has gorgeous views and has hundreds of live...
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raquelitalarga
Apr 22, 2008

Easter

Easter in Spain is 'Semana Santa' (translation; saints's week) and is very important in this very traditional, catholic city. So yes, Granada will be absolutely packed as there are processions all...
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raquelitalarga
May 28, 2010

Christmas

If you are planning a visit over the Christmas period be aware that Christmas Eve is the time when most bars and restaurants will be closed! This is because families have their Christmas meal in the...
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raquelitalarga
Sep 04, 2008

3rd of May FESTIVAL

3rd of May, dia de las cruces or Crosses day...It is one of the best days to enjoy Granada.... party along the street.... no words, just enjoy yourself!!!
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Carmela71
Mar 06, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Granada

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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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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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Iglesia de Santa Ana

As you walk through the Plaza Nueva you will come on a beautiful old church. It is known as Iglesia de San Gil y Santa Ana. The church was constructed beginning in 1501 on the former site of an...
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Casa de los Tiros

Well, I'd originally come across this square on the evening of the Festival of the Crucifixes, and had a lovely time enjoying the atmosphere of the celebrations. The square was decorated with a model...
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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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Plaza de Toros

Granada’s bullring or Plaza de Toros was built in 1928-29 in the Mudejar style. There are three levels which were designed to originally hold 14,500 spectators. The building itself covers more than...
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