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What to do in Granada / Where to see flamenco in Granada
« Last post by Ashley on July 04, 2012, 01:16:05 PM »
Does anyone know when are where to see Flamenco in Granada?
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What to do in Granada / Re: No tickets left to the Alhambra. Help!
« Last post by granadaexpert on May 01, 2012, 04:14:47 AM »
I will share with you a little known secret.

If you have no ticket to the Alhambra go to the entrance of the Alhambra.

Don't get into the queue for tickets.

To the right of the entrance is an area with yellow machines.

Put your credit card into the machine and buy a ticket.

The people in the queue are wasting their time but nobody tells them.

I spoke to someone who did this yeaterday and they got a ticket for 5pm this was at 11am.

On the website the tickets were sold out.





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What to do in Granada / No tickets left to the Alhambra. Help!
« Last post by Doss on May 01, 2012, 04:06:51 AM »
I have booked accommodation in Granada for 3 nights in May.
It appears that there are no tickets left for the Alhambra.
What can I do?
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What to do in Granada / Re: Activities for children in the summer
« Last post by granadagirl on April 23, 2012, 01:18:46 PM »
I don't have children myself so I asked a guitarmaker friend who lives in Granada and this is his reply.

http://www.overallcamp.com/
Probably not ideal because it is out of town but great because you could dump english-speaking kids there for two weeks and they would be in a very spanish environment but at the same time communication would not be a problem because they have English teachers there.  I used to work there teaching.


http://www.memoriadeandalucia.com
 http://www.parqueciencias.com/
These two places have week-long summer courses for young children (4 to 5 hours per day) which are very good.  My nephew went last summer.  I can't find any info on the page though, you might have to call.

http://www.ciempies.net/escuelasverano.htm
this is where we send Tommy in July and he seems to do fine.  Again, very little info on the page.


http://sites.google.com/site/caugranada/programacion
 These people do stuff for kids, although I don't know about summer.

There are a number of high-priced country clubs in town that bend over backwards for kids (if you are a member).  You never know if that would accept temporary members.

http://www.rstgranada.com/esp/index.asp?secc=/inicio&popup=1
 http://www.clubdecampodegranada.com/
 http://www.rstp.es/portal/
 http://realsociedadhipicadegranada.com/

Some of the private music schools in Granada might do summer courses.

hope this helps,

John and Monsa


This is the web site of John the guitarmaker.
http://www.johnguitar.com/

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What to do in Granada / Activities for children in the summer
« Last post by Kilgore Trout on April 23, 2012, 01:13:43 PM »
I am thinking of doing a Spanish course in Granada maybe at Carmen de las Cuevas.

I have already booked accomodation at the Casa Palmera
http://granadainfo.com/palmera/

We have 2 children of 6 and 10 years old.

Does anyone know of some activities in Granada which may be suitable for my children?
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Accommodation / Re: Accommodation for a group of 25 friends
« Last post by granadaexpert on March 08, 2012, 02:44:35 PM »
Granadainfo has a search page where you can find apartment accommodation for big groups in the same building.

You can very quickly find all the places which have capacity for your group.

This is the link

http://granadainfo.com/apartments_groups.htm
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Accommodation / Accommodation for a group of 25 friends
« Last post by Kilgore Trout on March 08, 2012, 02:40:48 PM »
I am looking for accommodation for a group of 25 people in Granada.

Does anyone know any good places for big groups?
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Granadainfo now have an order by price button which shows the cheapest places.

Go to this page
http://www.granadainfo.com/apartments.htm

Click on
order the results by price. Cheapest first.

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Miscellaneous / Re: Tales of the Alhambra
« Last post by granadagirl on January 06, 2012, 10:50:37 AM »
The Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays and stories about Granada and the Alhambra.

Washington Irving, the author, visited the Alhambra in  the 1830s.

It was through Washington Irving that Granada became well known.

If you are very interested in Granada it is worth reading.

If you prefer you can read it online.

There is a copy here:
http://granadablog.net/tales_of_the_alhambra/index.php?chapter=0
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Miscellaneous / Tales of the Alhambra
« Last post by hudson on January 06, 2012, 10:45:06 AM »
I have noticed that all the souvenir shops sell Tales of the Alhambra by Washington Irving.
Is it worth buying?
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