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Best time to visit Alhambra and Granada

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Alhambra and Granada

8 THINGS TO DO IN ALHAMBRA AND GRANADA (JUNE 21 - JUNE 30)

Noche de San Juan

Noche de San Juan

June 23–June 24 • event

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

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

Spanish White Wines

Spanish White Wines

May–September • food

Summertime is the season of white wines in Spain

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

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!

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

Alhambra

Alhambra

all year round • activity

Visit Europe's last Moorish fortress, the world's oldest Muslim palace, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site

10 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Cascamorras

Cascamorras

out of rangeSeptember 6–September 9 • event

Join local fun festival full of running and oil mess

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31–January 1  • event

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

Tabernas, Europe's Only Desert

Tabernas, Europe's Only Desert

out of rangeMarch–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 Navidad

Christmas or Navidad

out of rangeearly December a early January • event

Christmas in Spain is a special period when miracles can happen

Semana Santa in Granada

Semana Santa in Granada

out of rangeApril 10–17, 2022 • event

A busy week packed with more than 30 emotional street processions

El Torcal de Antequera National Park

El Torcal de Antequera National Park

out of rangeMarch–May | September–November • nature

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

El Cielo Mountain Hiking

El Cielo Mountain Hiking

out of rangemid-September–mid-June • activity

An exciting adventure awaits hikers in the Nerja area

Olives and Olive Oil

Olives and Olive Oil

out of rangeDecember–March • nature

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

Christmas Sweets

Christmas Sweets

out of rangelate December–early January • food

Treat yourself to real Christmas sweets favoured by Spaniards

Sierra Nevada Skiing

Sierra Nevada Skiing

out of rangeDecember–April • activity

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

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