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Videos of Granada / My favorite videos of Granada
« Last post by Jota on April 12, 2011, 07:18:27 AM »
A selection of my favorite videos from Granada including fiestas, sports and youth culture.
Almuñecar / Re: Good walks around Almuñecar
« Last post by granadagirl on April 04, 2011, 06:33:18 AM »
There is a walking group which does walks normally fairly near to Almuñecar usually on Sundays
all year except for when it is too hot between June and mid September.

The walks are normally about 10km.

Most of the group are English speakers.
If you don't have a car someone will normally be able to take you.
It's very friendly.

To get information about the walks look at this page


What to do in Granada / Re: Watching the FA cup final in Granada
« Last post by Steven Wellington on March 28, 2011, 09:28:45 AM »
The place to watch sport such as English football, Wimbledon or the big Rugby matches in Granada is normally at Irish bars.

For example.

Paddy's Pub.
Info Here.

Just across the road from Paddy's pub is another Irish bar called Hannigans

There are 2 pubs called Hannigan and here are the details.

HANNIGAN & SONS I — phone: +34 958 22 48 26
Cetti Meriem 1
(between Plaza Nueva & Gran Vía)

HANNIGAN & SONS 2 — phone: +34 958 22 00 99
Plaza Fortuny 8
(Calle Pavaneras, Realejo)
What to do in Granada / Watching the FA cup final in Granada
« Last post by Gary Pendry on March 28, 2011, 09:21:09 AM »
I am going to be in Granada on 14th  May 2011 and I was wondering it is is possible to watch the FA cup final at a bar in Granada on sky or something.
Accommodation / Re: Hotels with different amounts of Stars
« Last post by granadaexpert on March 26, 2011, 02:28:08 PM »
The star system is only a rough indication of the quality of a hotel.

I have heard that to get a 5 star rating the hotel must have a lift but there are some excellent hotels which have only one floor
with no lift and can never get above 3 stars.

Here are some links which will show places to stay in Granada according to how many stars they have.

Five star hotels in Granada
Four star hotels in Granada
Three star hotels in Granada
Two star hotels in Granada
Hostals in Granada
Apartments in Granada

Accommodation / Hotels with different amounts of Stars
« Last post by Ashley on March 26, 2011, 02:20:44 PM »
I have stayed in a few hotels in Madrid, Barcelona and a few other places.
In my own personal opinion the amount of stars a hotel has does not seem to reflect how good it is.
I have heard that they are even going to open a seven star hotel in Almuñecar.

Any comments.

Accommodation / Swapping Homes for Holidays
« Last post by Brian L on March 22, 2011, 03:20:43 PM »

We have just returned from a great few days in Granada, and thanks to this forum/website for some v useful info, and I was wondering if anyone would consider swapping their home for a holiday elsewhere. This is not necessarily just for us, as I have a Home Exchange website for the 50plus traveller and I am sure many of our members would like to visit the city, especially when I tell them how good it is.

If anyone is interested or knows others who may be, please let me know.


Brian L
Accommodation / Re: Accomodation in Granada with children
« Last post by Steven Wellington on March 21, 2011, 03:19:27 AM »
There is an apartment on

It is about 4 KM outside of Granada in a villagae called Huetor Vega.
It has free parking.
There is a large enclosed garden for the use of the guests where  children can play.
There are also swings and slides in the garden.

There are tables and chairs where you can sit outside in the evening and the children will  be able to play safely.

In less than 5 minutes walk there is an open air public swimming pool (with a little restaurant) where you can take the children if you wish.

To go into the centre of Granada you can either drive or take one of the buses which goes past the house every few minutes.

It is also very easy to drive to the Alhambra car park when youi visit the Alhambra.

For many people with children it would be ideal.

More info here
Accommodation / Accomodation in Granada with children
« Last post by Jane Thomas on March 21, 2011, 03:07:12 AM »
I am coming to Granada in June by car for 5 nights

We have 3 children aged 4, 7 and 9.

Which is a good place to stay with people with children?
As the Albaicín in on a hill the best thing to do is start at the top and walk down.

The  highest place that the Albayzin minibus bus goes to is the Salvador Church.

The other day I did a walk through the Albayzin with some visitors and recorded the route on my PDA.

I actually started off at the free car park opposite the Merendero Granja on the Carretera de Murcia
but you could just as well get the bus up from Plaza Nueva to the Salvador Church and then walk up to to the
Mirador de San Cristobal which is the starting point.

You can see the route with some photos on this page.

The route is the following:

Mirador de San Cristobal
Iglesia San Bartolome
Plaza Larga
Mirador de San Nicolas
San Miguel Bajo
Plaza Carvajales
Calle Beso
La Catedral
Plaza Bib Rambla
Plaza Nueva.

I got on the bus at this point to go back up the hill
but you could continue walking or stay on the bus to see.

El Rio Darro
Paseo de los Tristes
Cuesta Chapiz
Peso de Harina
(you could do a detour here to Sacromonte)
Iglesia de San Salvador
Plaza de Fatima
Calle Pages

Lunch at the Merendero la Granja.


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