La Alhambra On the Sabika hill is the palatine city, called Al-hambra, which means “Red Castle” (redness of its exterior walls). Nowadays the Alhambra Palace in Granada is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a symbol of Spain’s and Europe’s culture. The number of visits to the Alhambra Palace sky rocketed years ago and reached a whooping two million people per year. The Alhambra Palace in the city of Granada was: a palace, citadel, and fortress.
Things to do in Granada
Granada has inspired many poets and painters. It is a city most visitors fall in love with and we are pretty certain that if you are a first-time visitor, you will most probably feel that crush too. If what you are planning now is not your first visit, then you know what we refer to. Besides the obvious La Alhambra palace, there are many more things to do in Granada and in this guide we provide you our top picks.
Granada is one of the most sensual and romantic places in Spain, and the world for that matter. Amazing medieval architecture, fantastic food, a vibrant night life… it’s an amazing place to fall in love.
But if you are looking for something different than romance, you came to the right place. Our local experts have gathered the best things to do in Granada for any type of traveler. Here you will find the perfect places to stay, things to do, and all the inside tips you will need to plan the perfect vacation for you.
You will find specific lists with things to do in Granada for you along with maps for each travel style. You can also have a look at our guide of Granada or at the fully interactive map of Granada. Enjoy planning your trip to Granada!