Best time to visit Alhambra and Granada

Alhambra and Granada
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5 THINGS TO DO IN ALHAMBRA AND GRANADA (AUGUST 17 - AUGUST 27)

Fuente de Piedra Flamingos

Fuente de Piedra Flamingos

February–September • activity

Some of the most beautiful birds on the planet gather in the Laguna de Fuente de Piedra where you will find yourself in the spectacular countryside away from the coast

Spanish Ham (Jamón) with Melon

Spanish Ham (Jamón) with Melon

May–September • food

A simple but beautiful and healthy summer snack

Anchovies in Vinegar (Boquerones en Vinagre)

Anchovies in Vinegar (Boquerones en Vinagre)

June–August • food

It is especially pleasant to go to the bar on a hot summer day, drink a glass of ice-cold beer and eat Boquerones en Vinagre!

Hiking in Sierra Nevada

Hiking in Sierra Nevada

mid-May–mid-November • activity

Spain has many incredible places for hiking, where the beauty of the mountains can be fully experienced

Alhambra

Alhambra

all year round • activity

Visit Europe's last Moorish fortress, and world's oldest Muslim palace

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San Juan Bonfire Festival (Noche de San Juan)

San Juan Bonfire Festival (Noche de San Juan)

June 23–June 24 • event

Bonfires and songs highlight the celebration of St. John's Eve and summer solstice

Cascamorras

Cascamorras

September 06–September 09 • event

Join local fun festival full of running and oil mess

Tabernas, Europe's Only Desert

Tabernas, Europe's Only Desert

March–May | September–November • activity

Like the real Wild West, Spain has its own great desert, where the temperature has been known to reach 48 °C and where many Hollywood movies have been filmed

Christmas or Navidades

Christmas or Navidades

early December–early January • event

Christmas is a special period when miracles can happen

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

December 31–January 01 • event

Eating 12 grapes, wearing red coloured underwear and preparing a special cake is only a part of the incredible celebration in Spain

Cycling

Cycling

September–June • activity

Spectacular landscapes, tasty food from different regions, and plenty of interaction with locals—this is why you should choose a bicycle as a main form of transport while in Spain

El Torcal de Antequera National Park

El Torcal de Antequera National Park

March–May | September–November • nature

This place is great for catching the mountain breeze away from the crowded city and to observe an incredible scenery

Olives and Olive Oil

Olives and Olive Oil

December–March • nature

Local olive groves offer some of the world’s most beautiful views

Christmas Sweets

Christmas Sweets

late December–early January • food

Treat yourself to real Christmas sweets favoured by Spaniards

El Cielo Mountain Hiking

El Cielo Mountain Hiking

mid-September–mid-June • activity

An exciting adventure awaits hikers in the Nerja area

Sierra Nevada Skiing

Sierra Nevada Skiing

December–April • activity

Your best winter vacation awaits in a mountain range in Southern Spain