Granada is a Spanish city located southeast of the Iberian Peninsula , in Andalusia, and it is one of the most emblematic places in Spain. Its many special features make it worthy of titles as historical city, World Heritage.
A brief tour around this beautiful place will allow us to see that it is a compulsory visit for all those wishing to visit Spain , or for lovers of culture, art and history of this charming corner of Andalusia.
If we visit the city of Granada we will discover that its 88 km2 hide real works of Arabian art, mixed with a modern and youthful air that give the city life and colour.
A first step would be to visit the bazaars and tea rooms in Albayzin . It is a peculiar neighborhood settled in a slope in the centre of Granada that leads into one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the area, San Nicolás viewpoint, where you can appreciate the Alhambra in all its splendour, and Sierra Nevada mountains .
Remember to take enough time for this visit , once you get to the viewpoint you will be amazed at its beautiful views of the city , the castle of the Alhambra and the mountais. This road is especially nice at evening, as the colours of the sky , the lights of the castle and the snowy mountains provide a very distinctive touch to this beautiful view
After this refreshing walk , you can do some shopping in the numerous and cheap bazaars full of life and colour. When you go back to the starting point, while you go down the narrow lanes of Albayzin be sure to contemplate how the Moorish art has influenced the architecture of the area , and how Islam has left an indelible mark that enriches and gives a very characteristic aspect to this place of Granada .
Once you finish contemplating this lovely neighborhood, we recommend you to get some snack. This time we will talk about one of the places with more history, culinary variety and art in all Granada: Bodegas Castañeda, at Almireceros street, 1. It is well known for its wines and for serving generous snacks , apart from having a wide variety of dishes which please the most demanding palate. Do not miss this place , you will love it.
The best and cheapest way to get to Granada is by Sevilla airport , where we recommend you to rent a car through www.Rentalcargroup.com and tour the beautiful road to the city , stopping to taste the flavour and colour of this particular land , Andalusia.