The southern Spanish student city of Granada is famous for the best Tapas in the world, and the unique Alhambra Palace. In the streets you can feel a tempting blend of Arabic life style, the creativity of the inhabitants and Spanish Temperament.

1. The shadow dwellers

In the province of Granada life of around 10’000 people in caves. In the town of Guadix, some 50 kilometers from the provincial capital away, there are particularly many of these unusual dwellings. Many have lived for generations in the stone dwellings.

2. A delicacy in Granada

The famous Serrano ham comes from the hills of the province. The lean meat is dried in the many restaurants of the town to the ceiling air. It comes from white-skinned pigs, that is why it is called the ham “Jamón de pata blanca” ham of the white claw.

3. Outlook in the Albaicín of Granada

is The Albaicín is Granada’s oldest district. It was mainly in the 7. Century, when this part of the Iberian Peninsula by the Arabs was dominated. Most of the houses are decorated in simple White, the streets narrow, but cozy. The Albaicín is located on a hill directly facing the Alhambra and offers spectacular views of the world famous city castle. Since 1994, it is considered a world heritage site.

4. The mood of the city

Many streets are adorned enlivened and colored. The Arabic-Mediterranean Flair seems overwhelming. The Granadinos not a Siesta, you will be very open, talk a lot and like to – well with tourists. As a Souvenir the typical painted Granada-flower-pots on offer.

5. The Highlight of Granada – Alhambra

The castle of the Alhambra was built over 1000 years ago, and still towers high above the city. The enormous, elaborate wall and ceiling patterns in the Moorish style, make the 740-Meter-long fortress is one of the most visited attractions in Europe. To be able to the Alhambra from the inside, marvel at, should you buy, especially in the summer, Tickets in advance or at the latest by 6 o’clock in the morning at the checkout stand. Price: 13 Euros.

6. Food

Famous Granada is also for the generous and inexpensive Tapas that taste not only the approximately 60 000 students of the city. Anyone who orders a drink, gets to eat something in large portions, fine and at no extra charge. Our tip: The restaurant “La Bella y La Bestia”.

7. Art and Graffitti

The city of the Graffiti artist Raúl Ruíz alias El niño de las pinturas (The child of the painting) shapes. His graffiti are now – although, in fact, illegal – of the city as attraction marketing.

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