It’s the bomb, Granada!
Granada is arguably the single most worthwhile city in Spain for tourists. It is very rich in history and culture. The rich multicultural history, the Alhambra and other monuments, it also has a fun, young and vibrant nightlife due to student population.
Granada offers a break from the summer heat. Spring and autumn are also both excellent times to visit Granada. With much more cultural interest than other cities, Granada is perfect and the place to be.
Granada is one of the countries in the Caribbean, it is located in Spain. It is 433 km away from Madrid, 454 km from Cadiz, 128 km in Malaga, and 251 km from Seville.
Granada’s airport is 15 km away from the city on the road to Malaga. Sierra Nevada is 30 km and Granada tropical coast is 65 km away from the city.
It is situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada between two hills, separated by the Darro Valley.
Granada’s climate is friendly and dry. The air is very clean and healthy, with clear and cheerful skies. Strong winds, fog and snow are rare.
The annual temperature is 14C, maximum 40C and minimum 4C. Rain is heaviest in November, March and April. The most stable temperatures are during spring and autumn, which are the best times of the year to visit the city.
Granada has a small airport called Federico García Lorca Airport it is situated 12km west away from the city. The carrier Iberia provides daily flights to and from Madrid.
There are also budget flights to and from Barcelona, Rome and Paris airports by Vueling Airlines.
What to See
The Alhambra Citadel
This is one of the most famous buildings in Spain that is located in Granada it is the Moorish fortress with grand archways and delicate ornamental mosaics.
Corral del Carbon
It is one of the oldest Moorish buildings in Granada. Historically the building was used as a coal store.
This beautiful patio with cobbles and original Moorish fountain, and now it is the home for the Tourist board and various craft shops.
It is the Royal Chapel in Granada, also an outstanding cathedral for Christians.
This was constructed in a late Gothic style under the order of Christian Monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella after the capture of Granada.
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