Granada in September 2018: Our Picks for Must-Do Activities

One of the best views of Granada is a classic: the Albayzín as seen from the Alhambra.

Granada is at its best as summer slips away and fall takes its place. You’ll experience the same lovely temperatures as in spring or early summer, but with a more magical autumn sensation. The leaves start to change and the city begins to take on an almost magical fall feeling. Plus, there’s so much going […]

How to Make the Most of Granada in August 2018

If you're visiting Granada in August, consider a nighttime visit to the Alhambra. You'll beat the heat and discover the true magic of this monument!

While it’s true that temperatures are at their highest during August, don’t let that scare you away from visiting Granada! It’s still possible to make the most of this magical city even in the scorching summer months. In fact, we’d even go so far as to say that the heat is what makes southern Spain […]

Summer Fun: What to Do in Granada in July 2018

Start your 10 days in Granada off with a food tour!

The temperatures may be rising, but there’s no shortage of fun things to do in Granada in July! Southern Spain certainly lives up to its reputation as one of the hottest corners of Europe. However, don’t let the high temperatures put you off from visiting Granada in July! Bring plenty of sunscreen and an extra […]

Living Like a Local: How to Spend 10 Days in Granada

If you're visiting Granada in September, you're in luck. This is one of the best times of year to visit the Alhambra!

Granada may be a relatively small city, but spending 10 days here will truly immerse you in the culture and make you feel like a local. Sure, you could probably see the main sights in a few days, but you won’t really have scratched the surface of what it really means to eat, breathe, sleep […]

What to Pack for Granada: A Guide to Seasonal Essentials

If you're not sure what to pack for Granada in summer, lightweight clothes and sunglasses are key!

With warm summer temperatures and snowy winters, trying to figure out what to pack for Granada can be tough! Yes, oftentimes the weather here is exactly like the sunny image of Spain you probably have in your head, but not always. The city’s proximity to the Sierra Nevada mountains means that winters can be quite […]

The Alhambra is Sold Out: Now What?

If the Alhambra is sold out, you can still get in with the Granada Card!

As Spain’s most visited monument, the grandiose Alhambra draws around 8,500 visitors every single day. Due to the high volume of tourism, visits to the Alhambra are scheduled and regulated like clockwork. As a results, tickets can sell out months in advance—and often do. However, there are a few alternatives, and you may be able […]

Shop Till You Drop: Boutique Shopping in Granada

Pick up a flamenco dress at El Rocío while you're out boutique shopping in Granada!

Spain’s shopping scene is iconic, and Granada boasts one of the best when it comes to local boutiques. With so many places to go shopping in the city, it may seem hard to find authentic, local alternatives to big-name brands. While we love the popular brands just as much as anyone else (they’re famous for […]

Our Favorite Andalusian Wines to Order in Granada

Sherries from Jerez are among our favorite wines to order in Granada!

Spain is home to more than 70 diverse wine regions, and some of the best are found right here in the south! Without a doubt, Granada’s privileged, relatively central location within Andalusia means that it’s within reach of some of the best wines in the country. The warm, Mediterranean climate in southern Spain helps produce […]

Late Night Bites: Where to Eat Late in Granada

Step out of your comfort zone as you eat late in Granada and try the caracoles at Bar Ávila!

Most visitors quickly figure out that Spanish mealtimes are much later than they’re used to. Locals don’t sit down to lunch until around 2 p.m., and dinner isn’t on the table until 9 at the earliest! But what if you want or need to eat even later than the granadinos do? Whether you’re arriving to town quite […]

Where to Propose in Granada: Most Romantic Spots

We love the views from the Mirador de San Cristóbal. If we had to choose where to propose in Granada, this would be it!

It’s hard not to fall in love with Granada, from its storied cobblestone streets to the exquisite detail in what remains of its Moorish architecture. Such a storybook setting makes for the perfect place to take that magical next step in your relationship. If you’re looking for where to propose in Granada, you certainly have […]