Vita Santa Cruz

Crta. Sierra Nevada Km 12, Sierra Nevada National Park, Andalusia, 18196, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sierra Nevada National Park

Beautiful City

A travel blog entry by ppape on Aug 02, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... get up early and stand in a queue from before 7 am to buy tickets when the ticket office opens at 8am. We tried to book a guided tour but the timing was all wrong, so on our last day in Granada Peter went and stood in the queue and got 2 tickets. The Alhambra is one of the highlights of Spain, and we had a glorious time wandering through the palaces and the spectacular gardens. If you go to Spain, you must see ...

Silleta de Padul

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952 on Dec 20, 2013

17 photos

... be good, but it's certainly exceeding expectations! As expected, the wind is now decreasing, but it's still strong enough to be producing a few towers of loose snow on the high ridges above. Eventually, there's a descent back into and through the pine forest, with an easy finish through fields to get back to the Ermita Nueva. And a further sight of Trevenque as a bit of afternoon cloud drifts across just below its summit. An excellent day ...

The Alhambra

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne on Jun 18, 2013

3 comments, 12 photos

... construction of the Alhambra. On January 02, 1492 Muhammad XII (Boabdil) surrendered the Alhambra to the Catholic Monarchs. This was the fall of the last Moorish stronghold in Spain.

Over the centuries there have been repairs to buildings and the addition of new ones. The Islamic décor has been retained throughout most of the early buildings although the mosque, having been converted to a church was eventually replaced when it ...

Granada

A travel blog entry by vgfamily on May 01, 2013

18 photos

... the Albaicyn and our favorite was a little place in the Albaicyn.We found that we soon tired of the traditional tapa bars, with the same list of greasy snacks and were glad to find Moroccan, Indian and other more appetizing options.

While in Granada, Rubi and Monique took a two week flamenco course at the Carmen de Las Cuevas center. Carmen de Las Cuevas provides spanish and flamenco classes for visitors. We found the ...

The Alhambra in Granada

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop on Feb 05, 2013

85 photos

... silk and other exotic wares). Nowadays, it is a tourist trap with each store selling almost identical, stereotypical , lamps, cushion covers and interior decor from what seems like India and/or Morocco. We soon made our way back to the bus stand and along the way, picked up some freshly fried mini-doughnuts coated in icing sugar. They were fried in the neatest little contraption – batter is squeezed from a silo into a canal of hot oil. The donuts are ...

Location

This hotel, located on Crta. Sierra Nevada Km 12, Sierra Nevada National Park, is near The Alhambra, Granada Cathedral, Plaza Nueva, and Palace of Carlos V.
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