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Things to Do in Granada Alcaiceria

Some of the shops in Granada that I head to when I want to look at shiny new things and enjoy an afternoon of window shopping. Sometimes retail therapy is the best way to add a little sparkle to a

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Christmas Lights in Granada Spain 2019

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. According to Spanish tradition, the big celebration is actually Epiphany with the three kings bringing gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad

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gardens in granada

Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Many of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument are created or enhanced with water. The use of

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Mini Hamburger in Granada

Gourmet Burger Favourites Gourmet Burger options have been appearing more and more in Gastrobars and restaurants in Granada. Alongside more traditional Andalusian dishes on the menu I have been checking out what is so special about these burgers. Here´s a selection

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carrera virgen granada street in spain

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 Noche en Blanco

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Granada Town Hall Christmas 2018 Navidad Ayuntamiento

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

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Local treats Christmas Markets in Granada by piccavey

The main Christmas market in Granada and lots of festive stalls are set up in the city centre at the beginning of December. Usually around the 1st of December. This day is the start of the long Spanish bank holiday.

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Alhambra Palace Granada by piccavey

MICCAI Cultural & Gastronomic Activities Special Programme for MICCAI conference attendees in Granada. Scheduled from Friday 14th September to Sunday 23rd September 2018   Alhambra Palace Guided Tour – MICCAI Twilight Tour Nasrid Palaces – MICCAI  Enjoy a guided visit

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Alhambra Granada with Children

Visiting the city of Granada with children can be magical for everyone. But there are a few things worth knowing before you arrive. Walking steep hills, bumpy cobbled streets and the hot sun can be quite overwhelming if you don´t

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Most travellers come an vague idea of Things to do Granada. Top of the list is usually the Alhambra Palace. A magnificent historical building which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Albaicin neighbourhood is also listed by UNESCO too.

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