Granada’s historical and artistic environment cannot be surpassed.
It was declared ”Patrimonio de la Humanidad” by UNESCO and it is one of the most visited cities in the world thanks to The Alhambra, Sierra Nevada, The Albaicin and Sacromonte.
Granada is a university town and almost a quarter of its 250.000 residents are students, who study at the prestigious university, founded by the Emperor Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany.
Granada is the perfect environment for a cultural Exchange with its rich history and cultural that is a mixed into the busy and lively university life. Not only there are restaurants and bars to enjoy but also the student neighborhood of Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, the neighborhood of Campo del Príncipe at the bottom of the Alhambra, or the exotic tea shops in the Calderería with its unique smells and flavors of the east.
Another place to explore in Granada is the Albaicín, a neighborhood with narrow cobbled-streets and lively plazas. This neighborhood is lively and historical with a strong and unique character that can be enjoyed and discovered in its typical houses called Cármenes, its monuments and panoramas that cannot be equaled. Although some of the houses might appear plain on the outside, their beauty is hidden behind the door, in the interior of the house.
Granada is the center of a province that is rich with tourism for many attractions: The mountains of Sierra Nevada for skiing, 32 kilometers away, its temperate climate, its beaches and fruits of the Costa tropical, the valleys and towns of the Alpujarra ;the classic beauty of Guadix and the emotional impact of the small towns of Marquesado.
It is a must to come and explore Granada, to walk through the streets, see its monuments, eat in its restaurants, go shopping in its markets and discover its hidden magic.
Meet local granadinos from all over the province and taste its tapas and explore this city and province that is young and old at the sametime.