Traveler’s Guide

Granada is music and poetry, pure monumental art, ancient culture. Province is reaching the sky from the rugged peaks of the Sierra Nevada ; cities impressive architecture that encalman in the Altiplano , white villages scattered valleys and slopes that die in the cliffs and beaches of the Costa Tropical.

The province of Granada , privileged destination , allows travelers to enjoy skiing in Sierra Nevada, Sierra and Monachil Güejar venture alpujarreños remote villages , cross the last frontier of Al- Andalus in the Western Granada or stay in troglodyte caves that recall life .

A land of hot summers and mild and conducive to the enjoyment of snowsports Sierra Nevada, declared Biosphere Reserve and National Park winters. Form a landscape of rare beauty : pure nature , small lagoons , Mediterranean forests , rich fauna and flora.

The ski area offers visitors miles of slopes for skiing , great facilities , all the pleasures of the Grenadian cuisine and wonderful panoramic views .

La Alhambra y el Generalife - Granada
At the foot of Sierra Nevada, the city of Granada , capital of the province , is a result of Western and Eastern civilizations , which had in it a meeting point privilegiado.Capital in place of the old Moorish kingdom , the ancient city preserved urban setting with picturesque corners , dominated by the Alhambra , one of the most fascinating monuments in the world. Location On the banks of the Mediterranean sea and surrounded by mountains Penibética .

To the west, the provinces of Malaga and Cordoba, Jaen to the north , east and south Almería has access to the Mediterranean. The entire province has incentives to the monumental and cultural tourism.

In the town of Santa Fe, the discovery of America was conceived by Christopher Columbus, and Fuentevaqueros saw the birth of Federico García Lorca, one of the most important poets and playwrights who have lighted the Spanish lyrics . In Granada highlands were the remains of a hominid dated to between one and two million years.

The bastetanos , Iberian town , bequeathed to posterity a relic of great historical and cultural value : the Dama de Baza . Towards the V century BC , coins minted by túrdolos account for the origin of the capital of this beautiful province . In the eighth century , the Berbers conquered these lands know its apogee with the Nasrid conducive economic , social, artistic and cultural development , whose influence extends to the present day .

The province of Granada , is characterized by a spiral plateaus descending from the high peaks to the Mediterranean Sea. These plateaus and altitude of the land make its climate is very cold winters. This intensely influences on vegetation , agriculture , livestock and hunting. In the province of Granada can distinguish three distinct zones : the coast, the plains of Granada and the mountains area . Each has climatic , topographical , historical and situations that distinguish it from other items.

Drink Arabic influence, from excellent raw materials . It offers traditional dishes such as broad beans with ham, thistles, the soaking and gazpacho. All accompanied by the hearty bread Alfacar . Seven products are recognized with Denomination of Origin and Quality : olive oil Montes and Poniente , green asparagus Huetor Tájar , honey, ham and cherimoya Trévelez the Costa Tropical. In Riofrio , the only quality of beluga caviar Spain and Costa Tropical guarantees good seafood is made.