in south-east Andalusia, is 55 kms from the Costa Tropical,
30 kms from the southernmost ski resort in Europe, venue of
the World Skiing Championships in 1996, and is also handy
for many other can’t-miss visits on any tour of the
south of Spain, such as the Alpujarras, the Cazorla Natural
Park, Seville, Cordoba, Úbeda and Baeza, Ronda...
chose Granada as the home of Castila for many reasons,
among them, its geographical situation and diversity: deserts
and snow, sea and mountains, its magical light and its Moorish
is an unequalled historical and artistic setting, the
city having been declared part of the Heritage of Humanity
by UNESCO, which makes it one of the most-visited cities in
the world, thanks to the Alhambra, the Albaicn and Sacromonte
districts, its enchantment and magic, its aromas and its colours.
is also a melting-pot of cultures which, over the centuries,
have left their mark on the city, and which we can admire
in many nooks and corners: Arabic and Roman, Andalusian and
Romany, universal and Hispanic.
of course, the contrasts that so characterise the city.
The existence side by side of the ancient, the classical and
the profound with the young, the modern and the spontaneous.
Granada is the synthesis of flamenco, of its song and its
dance, in contrast to the atmosphere and the activity of the
University of Granada, which has more than 60,000 students
who create the best possible atmosphere for cultural exchange.
is for sure one of the best places to learn Spanish in Spain!
are welcome to discover it.