Other major attractions in Granada?

Old Feb 6th, 2007, 09:43 AM
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Other major attractions in Granada?

Hi,

We are planning to be on a cruise that makes a stop at Malaga. We are organizing with other friends a private tour to Granada. I know that the major attraction there is the Alhambra. I 'm trying to figure out if there are other "must sees" in Granada that we should try to fit in during the visit. Unfortunately , due to time constraints, we will only have approx. 5 hours total in Granada.

I have been looking at my travel books on Spain and it seems to me that the Alhambra and then the Albaicin are the highlights in Granada. I would appreciate if any of you that has been to Granada can either confirm this or give their thoughts of how to organize my 5 hours there. We will get there around 10:30 and have to leave by 3:30.

Thank you in advance for any info!
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Old Feb 6th, 2007, 11:13 AM
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The Alhambra is rightfully your highest priority destination, and it makes sense IMHO to try to include some time for the Albaicin. If you have more time - and you might not! - you might consider the Catedral and Capilla Real. Enjoy
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Old Feb 6th, 2007, 12:08 PM
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5 hours will be fine for the Alhambra and walk around the outside area...lunch and you're done. It'll be a great day.
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You could easily use up all five hours at the Alhambra and Generalife, but a stop in Albaicin would be worthwhile if you finish up earlier, just to get a look at the Alhambra from a distance if there isn't time for wandering.
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Hi, cruisluv,

you must reserve in advance for the alhambra.

IMO if you want to see the albercin as well as the alhambra you'll not have time to see the Generalife - it took us all day to go round the whole site.

You could spend the morning doing the alhambra, [timed tickets let you into the royal palaces, the rest is up to you] have lunch [cafes and sandwich bars in the alhambra, or wait til you get up to the albaicin]then catch the bus from outside right up to the albercain [guide books will tell you which one to catch - they are very frequent].

Have a great time!
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