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Top 7 things to do in Granada

At the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains lies the exquisite city of Granada. If you’re planning a trip and wondering what to see in the city, here are some ideas to help you catch the top attractions.

Alhambra

The Alhambra Palace and fortress is a prime sight to see and tour when in Granada. Steeped in rich history and visually breathtaking, what’s not to like?

Generalife

The stunning gardens surrounding the Palacio de Generalife make it one of the city’s top attractions. If you really want to experience the space, tours are avaliable.

Albaicin

A world heritage site of meandering medieval Moorish streets make Albaicin a perfect sightseeing spot and really give a flavor of the history of the region.

Granada Cathedral

Also called the Cathedral of the Incarnation, with impressive architecture both inside and out, this is one site you do not want to miss when you visit the city.

Palace of Charles V

The Palace of Charles V was once ruled by the eponymous Roman Emperor. And a visit to the impressive circular patio is one of the most popular things to do in the city.

Mirador de San Nicolas

For [panoramic views of the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada, Mirador de San Nicolas is the spot to visit. Being a popular tourist attraction, there's always a great atmosphere, especially at sunset!

Park Federico Garca Lorca Park

After all that city sightseeing, you might be looking for a spot to relax. And this park, established in memory of the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca, is perfect!

Planning Your Granada Visit

How many days to spend in Granada?

With so much to see and do, a two-night minimum is recommended, but if you stay for three nights you'll see the sights without becoming too exhausted!

Book tickets to The Alhambra in advance

You should buy tickets in advance to save waiting time and to guarantee entry, as spots are limited and sell out throughout the year!

Good to Know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +34
  • Best time to visit
    Spring and fall are the most pleasant, offering warm, sunny days!

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What People Are Saying About Granada

Amazing guide with in depth knowledge of Alhambra

My guide was absolutely superb, her English was pretty much perfect. The Alhambra itself was beautiful, having gone in the quiet season there were plenty of moments to be able to stop and take photos. Our guide also clued us in on some other important places to visit in Granada, all in all it was a wonderful experience. The only possible negative comment is that the audio equipment that lets you hear the guide does struggle at times when it is windy or you lag too far behind the group.

Alhambra, Generalife, and Nasrid Palaces: Guided Tour Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 02/13/2017

Booking very straightforward and helpful local staff.

First time I have used this service but found it very easy. When I discovered that I could pick up my tickets the day before, the alternative was simply explained. Staff in Granada were very helpful giving clear advice on travel to the Alhambra. The actual visit was totally memorable.

Great experience, would highly recommend!

Jaime and the whole crew were great! We had a blast and would surely do it again if given the opportunity.

Granada Sightseeing 4x4 tour Reviewed by Harry, 02/05/2017

The tour was excellent, the tour guide, Sabina, even better.

The tour was well organised and informative. The tour was made hugely entertaining, informative and enjoyable as a direct consequence of the expert knowledge and information given to us by the tour leader, Sabina. Her overall knowledge was immense and she could answer every and all questions directed at her. She combined this knowledge with an excellent sense of humour.

Excellent tour with a very well informed guide.

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the magnificent Alhambra and gardens. The palace and gardens were every bit as good as we had been told. The weather was perfect and the guiding excellent.


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