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Alhambra tickets March 2017

Alhambra tickets can be tricky to purchase at peak times of the year. The Alhambra palace is visited everyday by thousands of people. So its important to book ahead. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee that you

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Santo Domingo Cruz de Mayo Realejo Granada piccavey

In May we celebrate the Crosses festvial but this month is especially lovely in Andalusia as Oranges trees waft the scent of orange blossom through the air. Plants and flowers all are lush and green. The weather begins to get

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View of Granada Crosses Flamenco Festival

Summer Dates in Granada Over the summer there are lots of music, dance and cultural festivals in Granada. As well as the Festival International de Musica and Danza in the Alhambra there are other lesser known ones to seek out.

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noche en blanco The Noche en blanco in Granada has been growing in popularity over the last few years. Now an important event in the city´s calendar this takes place one night each year. You may have heard of the

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learning Spanish in Granada

FAQ´s move to Granada Lots of my readers ask about a move to Granada. Often writing to me with questions about living in Granada Spain. The usual things that come up are on the same themes; accomodation, learning Spanish and finding

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granada spain photo tour shoot piccavey experiences

Granada Photo Tour As a blogger it important to get great photos when I travel. I have recently enjoyed a route with a local Professional Photographer. This morning in was an exclusive Granada photo shoot with great backdrops of the

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Teatro Generalife Dance Festival

Each Summer the Dance Festival is held at the Alhambra Palace. The prestigious Granada festival is know by locals and as soon as the tickets go on sale they sell out pretty fast. The curtain goes up on 22nd June 2018

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Christmas Markets Granada Spain

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. Spanish traditions mark Epiphany with the three kings bringing gift on January the 6th. The long Spanish Navidad has plenty to offer. Timeless traditions,

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Hotel Alhambra Palace + Sierra Nevada Spain

Can you believe that Hotel Alhambra Palace is in the heart of the Alhambra woods? This historic hotel is close to the Nasrid Palaces. Just 650 metres to the Lions Courtyard from the hotel reception. Not only is it convenient

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typical Granada tapas

Eat in Granada where locals take food very seriously. With lots of local produce to enjoy, seasonal recipes and bite size tapas at every turn. What to Eat in Granada This guide will help you navigate the local food scene.

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