2 - 3 Days
This itinerary is for people with 2 to 3 days in Granada, Spain.
If you only have less than 2 days in Granada, use the itinerary here.
Tip: If time isn’t a concern, you can also combine your visit to Alhambra and Generalife with a guided tour of Nasrid Palace. There are numerous guided tours that combine a visit to all three places. Budget around 4 – 5 hours if you go with this option.
★ Alhambra (150 mins - *Must-see*): Moorish palace and fortress complex
★ Generalife (75 mins - *Must-see*): Ancient muslim palace with beautiful gardens and pools. Part of the Alhambra Complex
★ Plaza de San Nicolas (60 mins): Grand plaza great for souvenir shopping, city views, people watching
★ Sacromonte (120 mins - *Must-see*): Hill with caves turned into public places for flamenco performances
★ Sacromonte Flamenco (60 mins): Musical performance
★ Plaza Nueve (45 mins): Central plaza lined with shops, restaurants and cafes
★ Cathedral and Royal Chapel (60 mins): Lavish renaissance cathedral with gold and white interior
★ Basilica De San Juan De Dios (60 mins): Beautifully decorated baroque basilica
★ Carrera del Darro (60 mins): Street of historic buildings, bridges, and remains of Arab houses
★ Albayzin (135 mins - *Must-see*): Leisurely stroll in this neighborhood, famous for its Moorish streets and dramatic views overlooking Alhambra. Definitely stop at Mirador De San Nicolas which provides some of the best views.
★ Hammam Al Andalus (120 mins): Arabic bath and massage experience
★ Day Trip to Guadix (Full Day - See Below): Town of cave houses where many inhabitants still live underground
★ Barrio de Cuevas (120 mins): Charming cave houses
★ Centro de Interpretacion Cuevas (60 mins): Museum dedicated to explaining the caves of Guadix
★ Cathedral (45 mins): Red sandstone church with tall bell tower
★ Wander the streets of Guadix (90 mins): Leisurely stroll exploring the town
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