Granada Travel Information
Andalucia is a diverse land of
history and passion.
Each fabulous city in the Andalucia area
offers a different view of this land of mosques and matadors, flamenco
and fiesta and the healthy Mediterranean diet and tradition of tapas is
to die for.
You will never want to leave!
Andalucia - Granada Travel Information
Various flights from the UK to Malaga,
Seville and Jerez de la Frontera are available at Hessle Travel. The
flight times are approx 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours.
You can fly into
and out of the same airport or, with Iberia or British Airways, fly into
one and out of another which gives you plenty of time to check out the
Car hire is available from all airports and is highly
Car hire offers
convenience and freedom for journeys between cities and once in a city
the best way to explore is on foot.
In Cordoba, admire the 8th Century Mezquita (Mosque) and the decorative
The Mezquita, Cordoba
In Granada, the Alhambra Palace, jewel of
Moorish architecture in Spain, dominates the city.
vineyards, Jerez de la Frontera is the capital of sherry production and
home to the Royal Andalucian School of Equestrian Art and the April
horse fair, known locally as La Feria.
Ronda with its 330ft gorge
is quite literally breathtaking and the famous 18th century bridge still
straddles the drop.
In Cordoba, shade
from the midday heat in one of the innumerable patios decorated with
In Granada relax in one of the Arab tea houses in the
Albaicin area, visit the Cathedral, the pretty squares or many shops.
In Ronda admire the original Moorish mosaics of the Palacio
Mondragon and visit the bullring's museum.
In Jerez de la
Frontera most of the famous bodegas welcome visitors for tours followed
by tasting and the opportunity to buy some souvenirs.
Soak up Barcelona's cafe culture along the chic Paseo
de Gracia before sampling the local cava with a selection of tapas. Dine
in the popular Maremagnum area. The port Aventura theme park is also
easy to visit by rail from the city.
Daily average temperatures in Granada (Approx) 'C
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snow covered peaks of Sierra Nevada provide a dramatic backdrop
Standing on a hill, the Alhambra Palace dominates the city
Gardens of Generalife provided inspiration to countless artists
Visit Albaicin, the old Muslim quarter with its labyrinth of narrow
> The ancient cave dwellings of Sacramonte are still
inhabited by gypsies