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Granada Town Hall Christmas 2018 Navidad Ayuntamiento

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. Spanish tradition actually celebrates Epiphany with the three kings bringing gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad has plenty to offer with

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Granada Christmas Lights

The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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Local treats Christmas Markets in Granada by piccavey

Christmas Markets begin to appear in the city centre The Christmas season kicks off on 1st of December. This day is the start of the long Spanish bank holiday. In the Spanish calendar the 6th & 8th of December are national

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New Years

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is typical at Plaza del Carmen. The square outside Granada´s Town Hall. In Spain it´s traditional to eat 12 grapes. Have these ready before midnight. Seedless grapes work best

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Christmas markets granada Bib Rambla

My christmas preparation… Throughout November I have seen the ad breaks on TV become more and more Christmassy. So now we are close to the end of November I am ramping up my own Christmas preparation. I don´t actually begin

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Gay friendly Granada Alhambra palace

This Granada calendar includes the main festivities and most popular dates in the cultural agenda. Dates may change slightly as some celebrations may move to the weekend. This perpetual Granada calendar may vary slightly year to year but generally the

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Christmas in Granada

In the UK the switching on of Christmas lights is usually a big event with a local celebrity involved.  In Granada the Nativity Scene is the main feature in most shop windows and large buildings. Christmas trees are few and

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I´m sure that when you think about Andalusia or conjure up images of Spain you imagine long summer days, busy beaches and  jugs of ice-cold sangria. Granada in winter is also a great idea too. Would it surprise you if I tell you that the

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