Built on a hill facing the Alhambra, this old area of Granada is one of the most authentic and picturesque of the city. Let yourself be enchanted by its narrow streets and century-old whitewashed houses.
Enough to ramble for hours!
The Sacromonte is the old gipsy area of the city, known for its troglodyte houses: the "cuevas". Nowadays, these houses stage Flamenco shows.
Built in the 16th century by the Catholic Monarchs, it is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and displays a mixture of renaissance, baroque and gothic style.
There are many hammams in Granada, the most famous being the one at the foot of the Alhambra. Enjoy a moment of relaxation in an Arabo-Andalusian bath.
There are plenty of museums in Granada. Less than 5mn away from Alh'Patio, you can find the Patio de los Perfumes, the museum of the Inquisition, the Archeologic and Ethnologic museum, the museum of Gipsy Women, the House of Zafra...
Granada is probably one of the best places to see Flamenco. Some people say that here is where this art was born, especially in its most traditional form: « la Zambra ». Take advantage of your vacation to get initiated in one of the many schools!
There are plenty of schools or private classes in Granada, for all levels.
The Pradollano ski resort is at only 45mn by car from Granada! During the winter, it offers 110km of slopes and is usually open from November to April.
The rest of the year, the Sierra Nevada is famous for its hiking trails. You can also enjoy many other outdoor activities like mountain bike, horse riding, rock climbing, rafting...
Malaga is 1h40 by car from Granada. To get to Granada you probably will arrive and leave at Malaga airport, so why don't you take advantage to visit the city!
Two hours away from Granada, discover Cordoba, its beautiful narrow streets and its famous Mezquita!
Along the Mediterranean coast, 45mn from Granada, are many villages and seaside resorts. The most famous are Salobreña, Almuñecar, Motril... If you go a little bit further, you'll reach Almeria or Malaga.
For diving fans, there are several quality dive areas, for divers of all abilities.
Parachute & paragliding
Rafting & canyoning