Granada

Granada

January 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Granada is located in Andalusia at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It is one of the main tourist destinations in Spain. Alhambra is the main tourist attractions of the town. From the 740 meter (2400 feet) high terrace one gains a view of Granada.

Shopping In Madrid

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Tourists can spend time in the hippie quarter in Lavapies or head north to Gran Via, Madrid’s premier shopping street. You can head to El Rastro, Madrid’s huge outdoor flea market. The Alcalá area will prove to be a dream come true for some. Shoes, dresses, accessories and more are available in dozens of different stores.

Queen Sofia Art Center in Madrid

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Unusual for a museum dedicated to modern art, the collection is housed in a building designed in the 18th century. Scheduled to be demolished, it was declared an historic monument in 1977 and eventually was re-purposed to its present use.

Plaza Mayor in Madrid

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Plaza Mayor, the Main Square, is one of Madrid’s main tourist attractions. Over the centuries the plaza has hosted bullfights, political battles, festivals and more than one beheading. Today, the most likely site for a tourist lazily munching on a sandwich and enjoying the sunshine. The surrounding shops offer a good reason for a pleasant stroll and for the truly curious, you can visit the baker’s guild.

Parc Guell in Barcelona

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Parc Guell in northern part of Barcelona was planned and built in the beginning of the 20th century by architect Antonio Gaudi. Inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage Site List. The terraced gardens provide an excellent combination of the natural and artificial.

Las Ramblas in Barcelona

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Art lovers should be sure to walk along Carrer de Montalegre where the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona is located. It houses the restored Museu d’Art Contemporani, which holds many permanent and roving exhibitions.

Torres Bermejas Flamenco Shows

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The famous Torres Bermejas club features a unique decor, reproducing the grandeur of the Alhambra in Granada. While being entertained by a fabulous live flamenco show, you have the option of enjoying a drink, or why not go for the dinner option

Barcelona morning sightseeing tours

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erfect for first-time visitors, this morning tour is the ideal introduction to Barcelona’s famous sights, leaving you with the afternoon free to explore the city at your leisure. Highlights on your morning sightseeing tour of Barcelona’s attractions

Montserrat Basilica tour from Barcelona

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The Royal Basilica of Montserrat has been one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to its famous 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta, the Black Virgin.

Son Bou Beach, Menorca

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Son Bou Beach is the biggest and among the best beaches in Menorca. Whether you want to get active on and around the water or just relax on the beach itself, Son Bou is an ideal destination for families and couples alike

Mallorca

Mallorca

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Visit Palma for a really cosmopolitan view of Mallorca. Half of the island’s population live here so it comes as no surprise that sophisticated bars and classy shops sit easily alongside ancient streets and the astounding Gothic Cathedral.

La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

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As Gaudi intended, every part of the basilica’s design is rich with Christian symbolism. He wanted the church to be “the last great sanctuary of Christendom”. In all, there will be 18 of the striking towers, representing in ascending order of height, the 12 Apostles, the four Evangelists, the Virgin Mary, and tallest of all – Jesus Christ.

Sierra Nevada ski resort

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Sierra Nevada ski resort is located in the Penibetic mountain, it is the major ski resort in Costa Tropical region, and it is regarded among the best ski resorts in Spain. There are different ski courses offered at the Sierra Nevada resort that have been created by both American and European specialists. These courses include skiing over 61kms of snowy slopes that is spread over 39 different types of ski runs including 6 spectacular off-course trails.

Popular Beaches in Costa Tropical, Andalucia

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There are many beaches in Costa Tropical, Andalucia and some of them are among the finest beaches in Spain. The Imunecar beach situated in Granada offers some of the most spectacular views in the region. The Cabria beach has a unique aspect to it: the sand here is dark grey in color and has sugarcane plantations around the beach.

Andalucia golfing projects

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Right now there are 9, 18, 36 and 54 holes golf complexes available to tourists as well as part-time residents in this region. In Andalucia, there is a requirement for another 30 golf courses in the region. Golf has become a popular sport over the years in this region because of the number of foreign tourists visiting each year

Gibraltar

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One of the most popular attractions of Gibraltar is the Governor’s House, also known as The Convent. The latter name derives from the ground’s use as a Franciscan convent from 1531-1704. Next door is the King’s Chapel, a small structure once part of the Franciscan convent, later the garrison church.