Granada is a city full of magic, romanticism and corners that seem to be designed for lovers. There are many travelers who wonder what to see in Granada, but if you want to get caught by the charms of the city there are places that are able to do so.
These are the romantic places in Granada to go as a couple that you can not miss. Gardens and walks that transport you to past times, neighborhoods with charm that captivate and dreamy sunsets.
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Strolling through the forests of the Alhambra
The forests of the Alhambra are a favorite spot for couples in love, it even seems that they are designed especially for them. Charming corners, lush vegetation, waterfalls and the sound of water accompanies you throughout the walk.
The tour can begin in the Cuesta de Gomérez or in the Realejo neighborhood, arriving at the Fuente del Tomate. This is a perfect place to stop for a rest and a furtive kiss and then continue to the esplanade of the Palace of Charles V. The descent can be done through the Puerta de la Justicia to go down the slope that leads to the Plaza Nueva.
An idyllic setting that invites you to get lost in its slopes and nooks and crannies. Also, remember to bring your camera, it is ideal to enjoy a photographic report together.
If you want to surprise your partner, after a tour of its forests, you can choose our private night tour of the Alhambra. Enjoy the aromas of its gardens, the sound of water and its palaces in the light of the moon and the stars.
Climb to the Sacromonte Abbey
The Sacromonte neighborhood is the cradle of flamenco in Granada, since in its popular “cave-houses” this art was born. It was, and is the neighborhood of the gypsy ethnic group, known for its nightly shows in the “zambras” and “tablaos”.
Walking through it holding hands is to breathe the art and tradition in each of its streets. It is a quiet place with special panoramic views of the Alhambra hill, a mystical neighborhood full of legends.
The perfect finishing touch to this tour is the Abbey of Sacromonte, nestled on Mount Valparaiso, a living example of the cultural and religious past of Granada. If you want to enjoy a dreamlike landscape, the best time to visit it is at sunset.
Paseo de los Tristes at the foot of the Alhambra
Walking along the most beautiful and magical street of Granada is a gift for the senses, so much so that it is even considered one of the most beautiful in the world. This cobblestone street, parallel to the Darro River, remains untouched by the passage of time, as it remains the same as it was 500 years ago.
The route begins at the Church of Santa Ana, passes next to the Aljibillo bridge, and allows to contemplate old mansions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It also allows you to visit some of the most essential monuments of the city, such as the Bañuelo, one of the best-preserved Arab public baths in Spain, and the Arab House of Zafra.
This route is a walk through more than 10 centuries of history. Its romantic atmosphere lasts throughout the year, ideal both day and night, allowing a view of the illuminated Alhambra. The area is full of bars, a perfect plan to finish while marveling at the views.
Romantic gardens of Granada, Carmen de los Mártires
The Carmen de los Mártires is one of the most romantic gardens of Granada, a green lung in the middle of the city that allows you to disconnect from the hustle and bustle.
Charming green corners that house a small palace and numerous gardens, including one in baroque style. The photographs here are charming, take the opportunity to immortalize the moment together. In fact, it is one of the most popular places for wedding or pregnancy photos.
Strolling hand in hand calmly and enjoying the sounds of the place, is a pleasure capable of undoing the senses. Besides how beautiful it is in itself, it offers spectacular views.
The best time to visit is in the morning, there will be hardly any people and it will be for you alone. A pleasure for the senses. Afterwards, you can take the opportunity to visit the jewel of Granada with one of our Alhambra Tours with small groups to enjoy an exclusive experience in an intimate atmosphere. The charms of the Alhambra and its Generalife will captivate you.
Stroll through the Albayzin
Charming narrow streets, the purest essence of Granada and with pictures of the Alhambra that are a true work of art. The Albaicin neighborhood is one of the most romantic plans to do as a couple.
Its intricate streets become a kind of labyrinth, in them it is so easy to get lost that even the locals often discover new corners every time they visit. This plan can be the most fun with your partner, getting lost in every corner, a dead end or parks with amazing viewpoints to the Alhambra.
The ups and downs can exhaust even the most athletic traveler, but the taverns for tapas are numerous. The perfect excuse to taste this popular gastronomic tradition.
The private tour of the Albaicin and Sacromonte is a unique experience for the senses, a journey through the best corners of the Moorish quarter and discovering the essence of the gypsy quarter. To finish, we invite you to a drink with a tapa.
The perfect ending to this romantic plan is to contemplate the sunset in one of the many viewpoints of the Albayzin. The viewpoint of San Nicolas is considered one of the most beautiful sunsets in Spain, but if you prefer something more intimate you can opt for the Mirador de Los Carvajales or the Mirador de Santa Isabel la Real.
Having a tea in the tea shops in the area
The street of the tea shops in Granada is one of the most typical and romantic areas of the city, it is a small Marrakech where the essence of the Arab Andalusian era still seems to be alive.
It is located between the historic center and the lower part of the Albaicin, making it a perfect plan to spend a day as a couple. Not only does it allow you to taste teas, but you will enter one of the oldest and most authentic areas of the city.
The Arab lamps and decorations of the stores add a romantic touch. Despite being full of tea shops, there are few quality ones. These are some of the ones worth trying: Tetería Castillo de Aleppo, Tetería Abaco Té and Tetería Bagdad.
Explore each of these romantic places in Granada as a couple, the most special way to discover the charms of the city. Our Granada Tours have plans designed for lovers like you, like our private tour Granada with an exclusive guide for you, ideal to know the city at your own pace. An experience to live as a couple that you will always remember.