Looking for a unique destination for your next nonrev vacation or getaway?
How about Granada, Spain?
Granada is a city in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s known for grand examples of medieval architecture dating to the Moorish occupation, especially the Alhambra. This sprawling hilltop fortress complex encompasses royal palaces, serene patios, and reflecting pools from the Nasrid dynasty, as well as the fountains and orchards of the Generalife gardens.
The Alhambra citadel of Granada is one of the most famous buildings in Spain: a Moorish fortress with grand archways and delicate ornamental mosaics.
Granada is about a 4.5 hour drive south of Madrid. There is also train service from Madrid to Granada or you can fly there from Madrid or Barcelona or many of the major cities in Europe.
So what should you do if you just had a couple of days to spend in Granada?
The New York Times just did a story outlining how to make the most of a 36 hour trip to Granada.