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GRANADA: "The Moorish Jewel"

Granada is one of the pearls of Spain, most visited by tourists from all the world. The long-time capital of Moorish Andalusia has to offer the most important reminds of this epoch in Spanish history, with the world-famous "Alhambra" at the top of the list.

Walk through beautiful gardens, charming narrow streets filled with flowers, sit down in one of those typical taverns to have some of that famous "Trevélez" ham and local wine, and breath the centuries of history around you anywhere. There are gypsies singing "Flamenco", and don't miss to visit their famous "Cuevas" - caves - in the mountain of the monastery of Sacromonte where some of them really live still nowadays making magnificent artisany. Granada's popular festivals, based as well on Moorish as Christian tradition, are most attractive.

The city is located at the foot of the "Sierra Nevada", the Iberian Peninsula's highest mountain-massif with great posssibilities for winter-sports. The highest peak is the "Mulhacén" at 3478 meters. On the other hand it is not far from the Mediterranean sea, so Granada is a great place to visit in any season.

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Sightseeing

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Gastronomy

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Nightlife

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Fiestas and Folklore

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Photo Tour

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