Granada

Things to do in Granada | Come for the Alhambra, but stay for the fascinating fusion of ancient and modern cultural traditions.

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Alhambra and Generalife premium tour in small groups icon
Alhambra and Generalife premium tour in small groups

Up to 3 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$59.14
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Granada sunset walking tour icon
Granada sunset walking tour

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$29.09
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Ronda full-day trip from Granada icon
Ronda full-day trip from Granada

Up to 7 Hours

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$100.14
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Granada hop-on hop-off tourist train icon
Granada hop-on hop-off tourist train

Flexible

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

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$13.86
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Walking tour of the alternative Granada icon
Walking tour of the alternative Granada

Up to 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$32.52
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The Alpujarra guided tour icon
The Alpujarra guided tour

8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$95.57
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Sierra Nevada full-day trip from Granada icon
Sierra Nevada full-day trip from Granada

Up to 8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$100.94
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Visita guidata dell'Alhambra icon
Visita guidata dell'Alhambra

Flexible

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$43.74
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Know More about Granada

Best time to visit:

MAY-JUN

Best Weather

Granada is a medieval Andalusian city located in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It is split into multiple districts, some of which have been declared as UNSECO World Heritage Sites, and each of them chronicles the city's various ages.

You may immerse yourself in its different cultures and explore the remarkable contrasts of its Islamic history and Christian present by roaming the lively streets of Albayzn, Sacromonte, and other regions. Admire architectural marvels such as the centuries-old Alhambra Fortress, the Cathedral of Granada, and the Royal Chapel, and follow the city's evolution via their designs.

Best time to visit:

MAY-JUN

Best Weather

JAN - JUN

32°C / 10°C

JUL - DEC

10°C / 2°C

Euro

Euro

1 USD = ~0.97 EUR

GMT +01:00

3 hours ahead

Frequently Asked Questions

The must-see attractions in Granada are Alhambra, Tablao Flamenco La Alborea Granada, Cuevas Los Tarantos, Hammam Al Ándalus Granada and Plaza Nueva Granada.

Visa-exempt countries include the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Argentina, and Japan. EU citizens can travel, work, and study in Spain without a visa. However, these nationalities will need an ETIAS Visa Waiver after its introduction.‎

The hidden gens in Granada are exploring the Albaicin, Mirador de San Cristobal, The Arab Tea Houses, Hammam Arab Baths, Free Walking Tours, Free Tapas, House Caves, and Catedral de la Capilla Real.

Two days is enough time for you to get to know the main tourist attractions while at the same time having a superficial contact with the city's lifestyle.

Some classics of Granada's cuisine include 'La tortilla del Sacromonte' (a type of omelette made with sweetbreads and ham), 'La pipirrana' (a type of salad), paella, gazpacho (a cold tomato soup), 'las habas con jamón' (broad beans with ham), bean casserole, 'papas a lo pobre' (a potato dish), and garlicky veal.

The best way to get around Granada is by foot. Granada is pretty small, measuring only 33 square miles (in comparison, Madrid spans 233 square miles). And its location in the middle of the Sierra Nevada Mountains means the city primarily lives on hills, offering few sizeable roadways for cars to easily navigate. Other modes you can are Hop On Hop Off Trains, Segway, Taxi and Buses.

The best time to visit Granada is in May and June as well as September and October. From May to June, temperatures are cool, flowers are fully bloomed and some of the city's biggest cultural events fill up the calendar.