About Granada


Let's have a look around into background of Granada

Region: Andalucia

Country: Spain 

Latitude: 37.1833333

Longitude: -3.6

Time zone: Europe/Madrid

Current time zone offset:  UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Granada

Climate: hot-summer Mediterranean climate 

Best Time to Visit: May and June

Location

Granada  is the capital city of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of four rivers, the Beiro, the Darro, the Genil and the Monachil. It sits at an average elevation of 738 m (2,421 ft) above sea level, yet is only one hour by car from the Mediterranean coast, the Costa Tropical. Nearby is the Sierra Nevada Ski Station, where the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1996 were held.

Distance from Granada center to Airport

Airport: Federico García Lorca Airport

Driving Distance: 20.1 km

Driving Time: 30 min

Languages: Spain

Modes of transport

Airport: Federico García Lorca Airport

Rail: Estación de Granada

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10  % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Accordingly to bill
  • Housekeeper: Accordingly to bill
  • Concierge: Between Accordingly to bill

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10  % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Maracena,
  • Illora,
  • Salobrena

Emergency Contact Numbers in Granada city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911

Railroad: Estación de Granada (+34 902 42 22 42)

Airport: Federico García Lorca Airport (+34 902 40 47 04)

Hospital: University Hospital Virgen de las Nieves ( +34 958 02 00 00)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Granada.

  • Plaza de Toros de Granada
  • Bachelor parties Granada
  • Cave of La Rocio

Tourist Attractions

  • Nazaries Palaces
  • Madrasah of Granada
  • Paseo de los tristes

Theatre & Concerts

  • Madrigal Cinema
  • Granada Theater
  • Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts

Visit Top Restaurants in Granada

  • El Mercader
  • Meson el de Jose Peregrina
  • Negro Carbon

Top Shopping Centers in Granada

  • Nevada Shopping
  • Alcaiceria
  • Espacio Aguacate

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Sacromonte Caves Museum
  • Cidi Hiaya Art Gallery
  • Triunfo Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • El Mercader - tuna
  • Meson el Cordobes de Jose Peregrina- tapas
  • Negro Carbon - steak

Sports Club

  • Granada Football Club
  • Club Deportivo Al-Andalus
  • Real Sociedad de Tenis de Granada

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.02 €
  • Taxi: 2.85 €
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 460.00 €
  • Cheap meal: 9.00 €
  • Gasoline: 1.10 €
  • 3 course meal: 27.50 €
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