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Paseo de los tristes Alhambra Albaicin

This Granada calendar takes a look at the main festivities throughout the year. I am often asked When is the Best time to visit Granada. So this overview includes popular dates in the cultural agenda, foodie tips and insight into

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Generalife Sunset Alhambra FEX Festival

 The Dance festival is held every Summer at the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. The FEX International Music and Dance festival is a prestigious summer event. Well known in Spain and further afield. As soon as the tickets go on

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Lonja de Seda Valencia Silk Exchange

Valencia is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. With a population of around 800,000, its the Valencian Autonomous Community´s Capital. That region also includes the Castellon and Alicante provinces too. The city is famous for Valencia

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Tajo Alhama de Granada Gorge Andalucia Spain

This month I wanted to revisit the charming town of Alhama de Granada. It´s a short drive inland, North West from Granada. With a population of around 6000, Alhama de Granada played an important part in Andalusia´s past. My last

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Hospes Palacio de los Patos Rice Dishes

For the past seven years, Hospes Palacio de los Patos in Granada have hosted the Rice Days. This annual gastronomic event coincides with the arrival of spring and celebrates traditional Spanish Rice dishes. It is a real treat, it almost

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10 year Piccavey Spain Blog

Although I began my blog about Spain around 2009. This website was not set up until 2011. Before that I had a free blog which I updated infrequently. The odd entry here and there. However in March 2011 I decided

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Torre del Oro in Seville by piccavey July 2018

Romantic Spain Maybe it’s the flowing red wine, the tempting tapas or that something in the air. Romantic Spain is an irresistible destination for couples and nostalgic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has all the elements a romantic getaway

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Tiles and Ceramics in Alhambra Palace

 The Alhambra Palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times, one of the things which fascinates me are the intricate decorations and inscriptions on the walls. As

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Carmen de los Martires Granada Spain

Earthquake in Granada Spain Earthquake territory. At the time of moving from Barcelona to Granada, back in 2006. I was still learning about Southern Spain. I first moved to a city centre apartment in the city of Granada. At that

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Granada Town Hall December 2020

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is generally a family affair. The main spot to welcome the new year is Plaza del Carmen. The city centre square at Granada Town Hall. Granada city council usually

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