The Magnificent Granada Cathedral: A Glimpse into Spain’s Architectural Gem
When one thinks of the city of Granada in Spain, the first image that often comes to mind is the breathtaking Alhambra palace complex, with its intricate Moorish architecture and stunning gardens. However, tucked away in the heart of this historic city is another architectural masterpiece that demands attention: the Granada Cathedral, or as it’s known locally, “Catedral de Granada.”
Granada International Jazz Festival: A Melodic Celebration in the Heart of Spain
The Granada International Jazz Festival is a renowned event that has been captivating audiences since 1980. Featuring an impressive lineup of both national and international artists, such as Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, the festival showcases extraordinary jazz performances.
Arab baths can be found throughout Granada to this day, and they all offer a relaxing, unique experience you won’t forget. Throughout Southern Spain, you can find many relics of the past left there by the ancient Nasrid people, who created an Islamic state in Spain and ruled the area for over 200 years, from […]
Granada Festival, a unique experience for the senses
The Granada Festival of Music and Dance, or Festival Internacional de Musica y Danza, takes place every summer and draws some of the best musicians and dancers from around the world. The festival features orchestral concerts and dance recitals. Spilling out from the Carlos V Palace and the Generalife Gardens, where many of the concerts […]
Granada Province is located in Southern Spain, with a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea. The capital city, also called Granada is a classic Spanish medieval city full of history, art, food, music, and more surrounded by some of the most beautiful natural vistas in all of Spain. Where do you start with so much to […]
Prepare for your trip to Granada with our transport, tapas, and packing tips Famed for its enchanting Moorish palace, Granada has been captivating visitors for centuries with its spectacular natural setting – surrounded by forest-covered hills and overlooked by the Alhambra which rises from the valley floor. The city’s exciting blend of characteristics is what […]
(Updated December 2022) From the eighth wonder of the world to buzzing neighborhoods, this city has it all Set at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, Granada blends history, culture, and nature in a truly privileged location. Beyond the beauty of the Alhambra fortress, home to the Nasrid Sultans of the Spanish Moorish […]
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 […]
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 […]
Although this cold snap will make many of you want to stay at home in the warm… But we want to give you a few ideas for getting out and enjoying the day and of course, staying warm! Here we’ll give you some ideas of what to do in Granada; such as visiting the Science Park, […]
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