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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

More Local Customs in Granada

A great night watching Flamenco dancing!

By pure chance, as we were finishing our walk through a part of the narrow streets of the Moorish Albaicin district, and had almost circled back to Plaza Nueva, we bumped into our new-found friend...
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Bwana_Brown
Mar 13, 2009

Where, When and How to go out in Granada

On a Friday or Saturday night in Spain you usually go out for dinner at 10 O'clock and then hit the bars or Botellon (street party) at 12 o' Clock (yes that late! The bars are empty before then unless...
blint
Nov 12, 2004

Buskers to keep you amused

In addition to the excellent food and drink at our little bar on Plaza Nueva, we also had a great view of some buskers who were entertaining passers-by in a large open area of the Plaza (with the lead...
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Bwana_Brown
Mar 16, 2009

Palm to palm- fortune tellers in Granada

I suppose this tip could just as easily be classified as a warning or tourist trap, but I found it quite a charming local custom. All round the centre of the city, especially in the cathedral area,...
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Ekaterinburg
Jul 05, 2007

Where are all the pomegranates?

The pomegranate appears on the city of Granada's coat of arms and Granada is the Spanish word for pomegranate so I expected to see pomegranates everywhere but the pomegranate I found on the side of...
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Dabs
May 21, 2006

Sundays in Spain

I don't think this is unique to Granada or even Spain but as I was wandering around Sunday afternoon I found that most shops were closed including grocery stores. I pretty much wandered the entire...
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Dabs
May 16, 2006
 
 
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Piononos

Piononos are small pastries traditional in Santa Fe, a small town adjacent to Granada.A pionono consists of a thin layer of pastry rolled into a cylinder, fermented with different kinds of syrup,...
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Aitana
Nov 18, 2010

Pussy cats everywhere - miaow!!

Granada's walled Alhambra was full of pussy cats. All over the place. Generally friendly and often hardly more than kittens. Especially around the snack bars - cats are certainly resourceful and not...
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aaaarrgh
Nov 26, 2005

Albayzin/Albaicin/Albaycin

All are correct and you will see it spelt in either way all across Granada. I'm not sure where the spellings come from. Maybe one is the Arabic spelling and the other is the Spanish Spelling and...
blint
Jan 14, 2005

El Corpus Cristi

The biggest celebration in Granada durring the year is a week long "party" near the busstation.There were this year (2005) an amusement park and lots of tents (big ones) that was working as...
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Christina1881
Jun 12, 2005

Practising for Easter Procesions

Here we saw a group of people that will be carrying the Saints during the Easter processions.this takes a lot of practise, for months they try the itinerary so their night all goes perfect.We can...
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Carmela71
Mar 06, 2004

Anti-Bush

Seems everywhere I've gone in the past several years I've found graffiti aimed at the current President of the United States but I don't view it as Anti-American sentiment as much as Anti-Bush...
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Dabs
May 29, 2006

Manana

See what Spanish say: "Good or bad but always me". Well, they are really great people, very open and seem to be very happy too, not caring too much about tomorrow. It's not hard to experience the...
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Maggies
Dec 17, 2002

On the Importance of Being as Rude as Possible

So you thought you'd seen it all, huh? So you thought you'd be brave and try Granada? I approach a sign at the bus station clearly marked with English text stating "Tourist Information Centre," and...
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Kaspian
May 16, 2006

Top Hotels in Granada

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Cuesta de la Victoria, 9, Granada, 18010, Spain
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Pena Partida 2-4, Plaza Arquitecto Garcia De Paredes 1, Granada, Granada Province, 18009, 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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"My Granada"
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suvanki

"Much More Than The Alhambra"
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"And How to fall in love with a city...."
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"Granada"
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"Feel of Old Islam in Spain"
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