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Interesting facts about the Alhambra: 12 things you never knew

(Updated August 2022) Of all the world’s monuments, the Alhambra Palace in Granada is one of the most visited in Andalusia, Spain and even the world. No matter how much you hear about it before you go, it always manages to surprise and delight. This is exactly why visitors are often left wanting more. We […]

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cicerone guide with a couple in the Alhambra

Tips for visiting the Alhambra Palace in Granada

(Updated July 2022) The Alhambra is one of the most beautiful places in Spain and it’s the soul of Granada. When you visit the red Castle, it gets perfectly clear why it is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a top tourist attraction in the country, one of the most visited monuments in Spain and one […]

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Cristo de los Gitanos en el Sacromonte

The best plans for Semana Santa in Granada

These are some of the best plans for Semana Santa in Granada that you can do with Cicerone. Do you think that four will be enough for your holiday? First, let’s not forget the religious tradition. We recommend that you see a variety of processions, especially if you come from abroad. Each of them has a distinctive […]

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Mariana Pineda, a legend and a benchmark for gender equality

This week, Granada commemorates Mariana Pineda’s 188th anniversary. CICERONE wants to play a part in this homage, by describing what her role has meant for our city and for gender equality. Some of you will know her from Federico García Lorca’s theatrical work, but who was she? Mariana Pineda, a benchmark for the participation of women in public […]

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