My name is Senne Peeters and I was born on 15 August. I started my internship as a tour guide at Cicerone in February 2017. I know, my name doesn’t sound particularly Spanish. That’s because it isn’t. I’m from Belgium and that’s where I grew up. My passion for Granada and its history was what made me leave my town, friends and family behind and move here.
I feel like I’ve got a connection with Granada. I came here for the first time with my parents when I was just 3 years old, and my earliest memory was here in the Alhambra. When I came back as a student, I realised that it’s the most charming city I’ve ever been to, so I decided to move here.
I’ve studied history at university in Leuven, Salamanca and Moscow and I completed my Master’s degree in 2016. While I was studying, I worked as an English teacher. As a historian, I feel very lucky to live in a city like Granada that’s so rich in history. Thanks to Cicerone, I’m now working at an exhibition which tells the story of life in Granada during Al-Ándalus: The Exposición Madinat Garnata.
During my free time I enjoy reading and cycling. I love exploring the towns and nature in the province of Granada on two wheels or pushing my body to its limits in the Sierra Nevada, which is home to the highest tarmac road in Europe.