Granada

Spain

Also called the land of a thousand castles,this land in located in the south of Spain and is definitely worth a visit.

what to do?

RIght next to the Sierra Nevada mountains, between the rivers Darro and Genil, lies one of the most interesting cities in Eastern Andalusia. This place is also called, the land of a thousand castles. Granada is the capital city of the province of Granada in the autonomous community of Andalusia Spain.

The alhambra is Granada’s and europe’s love letter to the Moorish culture. This palace complex started life as a walled citadel before it became the opulent seat of Granda’s Nasrid emirs. Their showpiece palaces, the 14th-century Palacios Nazaries, are among the finest Islamic buildings in Europe and, together with the gorgeous Generalife gardens from the Alhambra’s are definitely worth visiting, being there will take you back in time and give you another perspective on Spain’s history.

Besides the Alhambra, Granada has a lot of other things to offer. For example the many tapas bars and flamenco shows that are located in and around the city. The city is also known as a student city, which offers many activities for students like nice bars, cafes and various nightlife venues in which young adults can enjoy their time and meet like-minded people.

how to get there?

If you want to fly to Granada airport, you need to take an international flight to Barcelona or Madrid and then a domestic flight to Granada. There are also flights to Malaga, so many people fly to Malaga and then catch a bus or hire a car to go to Granada. Right now the only direct flights to Granada are from London and Manchester.

Nya Ullevi Stadion Gothenburg concert

tips

If you are student enjoy the many student discounts that this city has to offer. Since there are many more students like you. You might as well make use of this opportunity to have cheap drinks and nice chats with local students.