Author: Sophie Russell-Ross

Best beaches on Granada’s Costa Tropical

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Grab your beach bag and head off to discover the beaches and clear mediterranean waters of the Costa Tropical de Granada. Situated between the Costa Almería and the better known Costa del Sol, this beautiful stretch of coastline boasts many great beaches ideal for swimming…

Train travel

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Spain now has one of the best rail systems in Europe. Run by Renfe, the fabulous Alta Velocidad España (AVE) long and mid-distance trains travel at up to 186mph and link all major cities and towns in Spain. Click the red links for more information…

Car rentals

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If your visit extends beyond the city, which is notoriously tricky for the uninitiated driver, then there really is no better way to discover the province of Granada than by car. If you really want to reach the remote beaches and high Alpujarran villages that…

Discover La Alpujarra

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La Alpujarra is a hugely popular year-round holiday destination. Set amongst these beautiful southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada you’ll find pretty whitewashed villages, dating back over 1000 years. People are attracted, from all over the world, by the impressive geography and outstanding natural beauty of the region which boasts exceptional bio-diversty.

Visit the Alhambra & Generalife

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                              When planning how you are going to cover the ground at the Alhambra it is helpful to think of it in four distinct parts. Generalife The Generalife, located on Cerro…

Skiing in the Sierra Nevada

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Sierra Nevada Ski is Europe’s most southerly ski resort and offers some of the best spring snow conditions in Europe. The proximity of the resort to the Mediterranean coast means that sunshine is virtually guaranteed and the ski season is long. Depending on the snow fall, the season…

Bus information

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Buses are the main mode of public transport in Granada. The much delayed Granada Metro, an overground and underground transit system, is still under construction and not due for completion until 2014. Click on the red links to find information on buses routes serving the…

Local knowledge

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Images: Plane FlickrCC Public Domain Photos | Alhambra bus FlickrCC AndyNash | Semana Santa FlickrCC Angel Grubio | Language FlickrCC Dan Queiroz | Renfe FlickrCC Matthew Black