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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. your guide and vehicle will take you back to your hotel or your place of choice."""Enjoy this completely personalized private 4-hour tour of Marbella and Puerto Banús and explore the most iconic monuments and sights. Get to know these areas with your own private official tour guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. The visited sites o
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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
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Granada Flamenco Show in Albaicin with Optional Dinner
"Make your own way to Sacromonte a charming neighborhood that was originally built and lived in by Spanish gypsies. Famous for its inhabited caves that are carved out of the soft slopes of Cerro de San Miguel Sacromonte is at the heart of Granada’s flamenco heritage with the caves having served as popular places for the community to dance and socialize since the 19th century.On arrival head for El Templo del Flamenco a popular cave venue that is dedicated to zambra a kind of gypsy flamenco that originated in Granada. Loosely translated as ‘party’ in Arabic
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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cuesta de la Victoria, 9, Granada, 18010, Spain
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Carrera del Darro 13, 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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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

It really, really is worthwhile buying these tickets online in advance. At least you will be absolutely certain you can visit on the day you choose, and can get a slot for the Nasrid Palaces (visiting...
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Albaicin

Facing each other, as two "twin sisters", the hills of Alhambra and Albaicin are the heart of Granada. You may either climb to the "poor" Albaicin and enjoy the large sights over the town, with the...
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Alhambra - Nasrid Palaces

This is the greatest of the palaces within the Alhambra, the original winter Palace of the Sultans. its one of the oldest parts of the palace and dates back to the 9th century. There is a large...
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Alhambra - Generalife Gardens

As everywhere else, the palaces are a preserved but dead testimony of an ancient culture and artists' skills. The gardens are a living element, that adds harmony to the whole, and helps to fade that...
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Alhambra - Carlos V Palace

The beauty of Alhambra is so impressive that christian rulers had no doubt to preserve (and to use it). Emperor Charles V left the most important signs of it, adding a Renaissance palace, less than...
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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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