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Activities in Granada

What to do in Granada? - Activities, tours & excursions

Activities Granada

Information about activities, things to do, tours and highlights during your citytrip in Granada Spain

Tips for things to do in Granada

Visit a flamencoshow in Sacromonte

Flamenco in GranadaFlamenco in Granada (iStock.com/gordonblues)The gypsies in the Sacromonte caves have a long tradition of flamenco, the typical Spanish dance and music. The so-called gitano's made a mix of traditional Spanish flamenco with Arab belly dancing. In the caves of Sacromonte, many flamencoshows are still being given today; These bars are called the tablaos. The offer of flamenco shows is ample, so you probably can book a show on the spot. An overview of some tablaos with flamenco:

  • Flamenco Show Jardines de Zoraya with three course dinner (Calle Panaderos 32). Tickets can be ordered in advance.
  • Eshavira Club (Postigo de la Cuna, 2 ), mostly shows on Sunday evening, price 8 euros.
  • Peña Flamenca La Platería (Placeta de Toqueros, 7), shows on Thursday evening, price 8 euros.
  • Upsetter (Carrera del Darro, 7), daily shows except Tuesday. Very touristy. Price 12 euros.
  • Raíz y Duende at Sala Vimaambi (Cuesta de San Gregorio, 30), Friday and Saturday evening, price 15 euros. Start 21:00h and 22:30h. Show takes one hour.
  • Zambra Flamenco Venta del Gallo (Barranco Los Negros 5), shows at 21:30h, price 26 euros
  • Soniquete, Peña Flamenca (Carrera del Darro, 51), Friday and Saturday evening, price 10 euros
  • Cueva la Rocío (Camino del Sacromonte, 70); Transport from hotel and meals possible. More information on their website.
  • Cafe Le Chien Andalou. (Carrera Darro, 7). Tickets can be booked here.

Walking tour Granada

Would you like to learn more about the sights in the historic center of Granada under the guidance of an English speaking guide? This walk takes you over two hours and a quarter past the history of Granada. More info can be read here. If you want a more extensive guided tour, look here.

Cycling tour in Granada

Cycling in a city with steep hills a smart idea? BajaBikes has found a nice solution for that; with E-bikes you can easily discover the city. Listen to interesting stories from an English speaking guide. Explore for three hours the neighborhoods of Granada, the beautiful views and hear nice anecdotes about the city. More information.

Tips for excursions in the area

Sierra Nevada visitWhite village Capileira in las Alpujarras (iStock.com/CaronB)
tours excursions granadaBeach of Nerja (iStock.com/IvanBastien)
  • Las Alpujarras: Go by car to visit this mountainous region between the Sierra Nevada, the coast and Almeria. Las Alpujarras is characterized by the typical white houses of the pitoresque villages.
  • Caves of Nerja: Take a day trip to the coast near Granada. Visit Salobreña (a white village), Almuñecar and San Miguel Castle. Finish the trip with a visit to the caves of Nerja.
  • Rafting: Go rafting on the river Genil. This is a 15 minutes drive by car from Granada (address: Piscina Bola de Oro) or on the river Guadalfeo at the village of Órgiva (this is a further drive, more info available on this website).
  • Strand: Within an hour you can drive to the Costa Tropicana with popular coastal towns as Almuñecar, Salobrena and Motril.
  • Sierra Nevada: Whether you want to go skiing, cycling or go for a fantastic mountain walk, the mountainous region of Sierra Nevada has everything to offer. Read more about the Sierra Nevada.
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