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Sierra Nevada Spain – Skiing + Snowboarding in Andalucia

When you think of Granada you may not immediately think about Skiing or Snowboarding. In Sierra Nevada Spain, the highest point on the Iberian Peninsula, the ski resort is a great option to enjoy winter sports, close to the city of Granada. Sierra Nevada Ski Resort …

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Christmas in Spain – How do Spanish Celebrate the Holidays

At Christmas in Spain , celebrations vary slightly from the festivities in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around the first weekend in December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. If you want to know specifically about Christmas in …

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Granada Christmas Guide – Enjoy a Spanish Navidad

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. According to Spanish tradition, the big celebration is actually Epiphany. The three kings bring gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad has plenty to offer with a whole month …

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Autumn dishes in Granada – Wild Mushroom + Seasonal Produce

Autumn in Granada is a strange season. Temperatures fluctuate dramatically from mid 30ºC to a maximum of 15ºC in November. Seasonal food comes into season like Persimmon, pomegranates and of course wild mushrooms. Local Autumn dishes appear on Andalusian kitchen tables and in the best local …

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Montefrio – Best View in the World according to NatGeo

One of the best reasons to come to Granada is for the fantastic landscapes. Montefrio is one of these great locations. Of course the city of Granada is a great location for historic sites, gastronomy and charming atmosphere, yet the province also has its fair share of …

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What is a Carmen? Explore Typical Carmenes in the Albaicin of Granada Spain

Typical Carmen in the Albaicín You may be wondering what a Carmen is or even where the Albaicín is. You may have visited the Albaicín quarter in Granada. Or seen a photo or painting of the neighbourhood. Let´s find out more. Such a characterful and historic quarter. …

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