Abades Nevada Palace
Travel Blogs from Granada
... the moment there was nothing we could do but wait and hope someone eventually showed up. I had a feeling that check-in wasn't supposed to be until 5pm so we wandered around the corner (bags and all) to grab some lunch at a nearby tapas restaurant.
Granada is known for offering free tapas with every drink, which is possibly due to the large student population here. This means that every time you order a drink (whether it be a ...
... and sat at the bar to order our coffee, tea and churros. The hot pudding like chocolate for dipping our churros was decadent and delicious. Most definetly not a treat to be devoured on a daily basis! Walking back to the hotel, we ducked into the church San Nicolas. It is a simple, community style church where a priest was waiting to hear confessions and a small number of people ...
... and fountains that we also walked though. From this vantage point we could look out over the white buildings and red tiled roofs of the city of Grenada which offered an unbeatable view. Although Grenada was an incredible city with perhaps the most Muslim influence of any in Spain, we boarded the bus around 3pm to head to Cordoba, the last stop on the weekend trip. This three hour trip through the Andalusian countryside was filled with rolling hills of olive trees! As ...
Today I walked up the Cuesta de Gomerez, and down into the Realejo, the old Jewish quarter. The road up is very steep and lined with shops. At the top is a gate and the old city walls. As you approach the gate you hear a hum, and when you walk under the gate you realize it is the sound of water. The river is rushing ...
Today we are heading off to Cadiz. As I sit on the bus and read, I find it difficult to stay focused on my book due to the beautiful scenery. The mountains come and go and the sky is so blue, still at 8:50 pm. I'm excited for this weekend. We have been in Granada for 2 full weeks and although I love it, it has been a lot of work and exhausting. It will be nice to relax and have time by the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility