The distinctive rose-hued Alhambra palace complex dominates Granada, overlooking the sprawling city from its vantage point high up on La Sabica Hill. Inside is one of the more splendid sights of Europe, a network of lavishly decorated palaces and irrigated gardens, a World Heritage Site and the subject of scores of legends and fantasies.
Granada is not just about the magnificent Alhambra though; everything in this city is influenced by its glorious past. The world renowned palaces and fortresses of the Nasrid Dynasty and the historical Moorish Albaicín Quarter are both designated as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Granada also boasts a Renaissance cathedral dating from the 16th century and many other magnificent architectural monuments.
Our Suggested Itinerary
4 days by Air, from £399 per person
Flight to Malaga.
Get a flavour of traditional Andalusian cuisine with our outstanding guided tapas tour.
Visit the spectacular Alhambra, one of the most enduring legacies of the Moors in Spain. A fortress, a palace and now a World Heritage Site, the Alhambra is undoubtedly Granada’s most iconic landmark
Experience one of Andalucía’s most authentic traditions with a guided tour of the historic Albaycín district - a UNESCO World Heritage site - followed by an evening flamenco show in the Caves of Sacromonte.
Visit the Abbey of Sacromonte. A guided tour of this mountain-top abbey explores its important and diverse collection of religious art and artefacts, and its historic catacombs.
Visit Granada’s beautiful Cathedral, a striking example of Spanish Renaissance and Gothic architecture, housing an important collection of Renaissance art.
Search for the elusive “Banksy of Granada” – El Niño de Las Pinturas – with our excellent street art walking tour.
Transfer to Malaga. Enjoy the beach and stroll around the old town.
Return flight home.
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