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View from Sacromonte in Granada Spain

If you are planning a Granada weekend and don´t have long to spend in this magical city. You´ll want to know the ´must see´ spots around the city. With this in mind I have written this plan for 48h in

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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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Alhambra tickets March 2017

Just in 2018 2.766.887 people visited the Alhambra Palace. Tickets to the monument can be tricky to purchase, particularly at peak times of the year.  Booking ahead to get the best price for your visit is imperative. Also reserving as soon

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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 special in romantic spain which makes it so irresistible to romantic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has got everything a romantic getaway could ask for. This vibrant,

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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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On the Spain blog this week, instead of writing (it´s too hot…that´s my excuse anyway) it´s your turn to write! I am collecting testimonials about Piccavey.com. Spain blog Testimonials Your comments So I am keen to hear your comments and

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Valencian Paella As we look ahead to spring, this year it begins on March 20th. Lighter foods appear on restaurant menus. Comforting winter food is left behind for fresher dishes. Paella and Rice dishes are a perfect choice for milder spring

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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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Los Patos Granada Hospes

Autumn in Granada is a strange season. Temperatures fluctuate dramatically from mid 30ºC to a maximum of 15ºC in November. Seasonal food comes into season like Persimmon, pomegranates and of course wild mushrooms. Local Autumn dishes appear on Andalusian kitchen

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