Of all the cities in Spain Granada is one of the most enchanting to spend Christmas. Of course many people come for the skiing but, with the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada as a backdrop, all the festive lights and seasonal attractions combine to make the City a magical place to visit at this time of year.
Full of spirit, fire and romance it is dramatic and sensual art form that can evoke deep emotion in audiences and has always held a great fascination for visitors to Spain.
While in Granada don’t miss the opportunity to seek out a flamenco show. Even if it’s only to get a brief glimpse into this passionate world of music and dance, you may just find that a small taster is enough to get you hooked.
From the relaxed roof terrace of Eurostars Gran Via to the romantic patio of the Parador de San Francisco, within the walls of the Alhambra itself, Granada hits the mark if you are looking for luxury accommodation in one of Spain’s most beautiful cites.
Granada is a fantastic city all year round but, if you are planning a trip for the summer months, come prepared for the heat! The best way to cool down after a day’s sight seeing is of course to jump in the pool. And there are plenty of city centre hotels in Granada offering you just that. Here are 6 great options…
Recently the Go GranadaSpain Girls (that’s me and my 5yo) went for a cheeky mid-week over-nighter at the beach on the way back from a Málaga airport pick-up (that was Granny, an honorary GGS Girl for the week). We stayed at lovely La Caleta Bay, a stylish boutique hotel right on the seafront at La Herradura, one of our favourite Almuñeca beaches.
There’s no sugar-coating it, Granada is notoriously difficult to navigate by car. So if you are driving and planning a stay in this beautiful city, you’ll need to know where the hotels are that have the easiest access and the best parking options. Here are 5 of the best…
This post is inspired by the list of observations about small-town England, published on Facebook by American Scott Waters, which has recently taken the internet by storm. I just happened to stumble upon it yesterday, which was in fact Día de la Hispanidad, and decided to list my 100 observations about small-town Spain.
Overlooking the beautiful city of Granada is the Alhambra, one of the best preserved medieval Islamic palaces in the world and the most visited monument in Spain. It attracts over 3 million visitors every year. If you are planning a visit and looking for nearby accommodation, there is plenty to choose from. Here are 5 of the best…